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Murilo Rua vs. Benji Radach Added To October 4th EliteXC on CBS

Murilo RuaFormer EliteXC middleweight champion Murilo “Ninja” Rua (16-8-1) will fight UFC and IFL veteran Benji Radach (18-4) at EliteXC’s October 4th event on CBS.

Radach informed Sherdog of the matchup earlier today.

Radach compiled a five-fight win streak in the IFL with wins over Ryan McGivern, Brian Foster, Bristol Marunde, Gerald Harris, and Brent Beauparlant. In his most-recent bout he suffered his first IFL loss, losing to Matt Horwich via second-round knockout in December.

Rua bacame the first-ever EliteXC middleweight champion with a second-round TKO of Joey Villasenor in Jule 2007. He would drop the title in his next bout, losing to Robbie lawler via second-round TKO at EliteXC “Uprising” in September 2007, but rebounded with back-to-back wins over Xavier Foupa-Pokam and Tony Bonello that have returned his to title contention.

EliteXC’s October 4th event, its third CBS-broadcast event, features the promotion’s top draws in Kimbo Slice and Gina Carano.


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