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"Razor"

21-6-0

Benji Radach

Benji "Razor" Radach

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  • Name: Benji Radach
  • Professional MMA Record: 21-6-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Razor
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1979.04.05
  • Last Fight: December 04, 2010 in SF
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 205.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: N/A
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $46,940 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Castlerock, Washington, USA
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

Benji Radach Wiki Update Wiki

An experienced veteran with over 15 knockout wins to his credit, Benji Radach was once considered one of the most promising middleweight fighters in the world, but after losing to future Lightweight Champion Sean Sherk at UFC 39 in 2002, he has struggled to assemble an impressive string of wins against world-ranked opposition.


Unfortunately for Radach, a fight against knockout artist Chris Leben in 2004 in which he suffered a broken jaw severely limited his ability to participate in the mainstream recognition that UFC fighters began to enjoy at that time. Following the injury, Radach was out of active competition for three years, and a 2009 loss to Scott Smith in Strikeforce resulted in a similar string of injuries that also kept him inactive.


Those who have trained with Radach, including the legendary “El Guapo” Bas Rutten, report that Radach packs one of the hardest punches they have ever experienced at any weight class. His knockout ability can be truly frightening, as when he left Murilo “Ninja” Rua badly concussed upon knocking him out cold.


Nevertheless, Radach represents a fighter whose career—one that many analysts felt could have been great—has been permanently diminished as a result of the physical abuse the sport can entail.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:59 PM ET
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Benji Radach MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Cancelled Bout Dmitry Samoilov Tyumen Fight 2 2013.12.22
Reason: Event Cancelled
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Ovince St. Preux
Ref: Mike England
Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2010.12.04
Odds: -105 Near Even | Weigh-In: 205.5 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
3:24 Round 3 of 3, 13:24 Total
Scott Smith
Ref: Herb Dean
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2009.04.11
Odds: -156 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $16,940 Base | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
#37 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2009
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:31 Round 2 of 3, 7:31 Total
Murilo Rua
Ref: Jorge Alonso
EliteXC: Heat
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2008.10.04
Odds: +181 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $30,000 ($15K Base, $15K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
1:58 Round 2 of 3, 5:58 Total
Matt Horwich
IFL 19: World Grand Prix Finals
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.12.29
Odds: -325 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
2:26 Round 1 of 3
Brent Beauparlant
IFL 18: World Grand Prix Semifinals
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.11.03
Odds: -440 Heavy Favorite | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:03 Round 1 of 3
Gerald Harris
IFL 16: 2007 Semifinals
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.08.02
Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:28 Round 1 of 3
Bristol Marunde
IFL 14: Everett
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.06.01
Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
1:04 Round 1 of 3
Brian Foster
IFL 10: Los Angeles
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.03.17
Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:22 Round 2 of 3, 6:22 Total
Ryan McGivern
IFL 8: Houston
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.02.02
Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury Chris Leben SportFight 2004.06.26
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
0:55 Round 1 of 3
Danny Lafever
URC 6 - Ultimate Ring Challenge 6 2003.10.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Gustavo Machado King of the Cage 2003.08.16
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Steve Van Fleet International Fighting Championship 2003.07.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Joel Blanton Washington Regional 2003.03.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Chris Irvine URC 3 2003.01.04
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury
4:16 Round 1 of 3
Sean Sherk
UFC 39: The Warriors Return
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2002.09.27
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Nick Serra
Ref: John McCarthy
UFC 37.5: As Real As It Gets
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2002.06.22
Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs
No Contest | KO/TKO
0:27 Round 1 of 3
Steve Berger
UFC 37: High Impact
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2002.05.10
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Shannon Ritch Maximum Fighting Championship 2002.03.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous Eric Davila RITR 2002.01.26
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Oscar Verdusco United Full Contact Federation 2002.01.05
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes Willy Solorio International Fighting Championship 2001.11.09
Win | Submission | Strikes Royden Demotta WEC 2001.10.04
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Eric Perez PPKA 2001.08.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous Dennis Asche High Desert Brawl 2001.06.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Oz Preciado UFCF 2001.05.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Eric Lucas RITR 2 2001.04.28
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Clayton Purvis UFCF 2001.03.17

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