Laguna Beach Fighter Benji Radach Falls
Sad news for Orange County mixed martial arts fans.
This weekend, Strikeforce star Benji "Razor" Radach of Laguna Beach lost to former University of Tennessee linebacker Ovince St. Preux in a unanimous decision by judges.
Strikeforce officials and others in attendance at the St. Louis bout didn't sugarcoat the results.
They said a much smaller 31-year-old Radach, who has suffered numerous serious injuries during his career, had been "dominated" and "manhandled" by the 6-foot-3, 205-pound St. Preux.
"I got a lot of clean shots," St. Pruex said in a videotaped interview. "I'm definitely feeling good."
Before the match, the 5-foot-10 Radach foreshadowed trouble.
"I've got my hands full," he said. "[St. Preux] is a big, tall guy."
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