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Benji Madden shows Riki Ratchman his fists of fury

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Image Credit: James Atoa/Everett CollectionIn the time it takes to count to 100, former MTV host Riki Rachtman got three helpings of boxing-ring floor on Saturday night. Who served him? Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden. The two laced up their gloves for mixed martial artist Jason Ellis‘ Ellismania 5 celebrity fight at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

As People reports, Madden knocked Rachtman down three times before the referee stopped the fight. Madden, who was escorted to the ring by his brother Joel, won by technical knockout. Ratchman came into Saturday night a confident man, thinking there’s no way he’d lose in a fight with a guy in Good Charlotte. Wrong! After Madden beat some sense into him, he humbly admitted defeat. “Benji Madden just kicked my ass,” Rachtman said. “I got wasted by the guy in Good Charlotte. “

Madden responded, “That was the best backhanded congratulations I’ve ever gotten, but thanks anyways.”

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