Pride MMA star, Hayato "Mach" Sakurai, no match for joe 6-pack
(Just in case this was not posted earlier)
PRIDE star gets nose broke in roadside fight
The Yomiuri Shimbun
May. 31, 2006
A 33-year-old construction worker is under arrest on suspicion of punching PRIDE mixed martial arts fighter Hayato "Mach" Sakurai and breaking his nose in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, according to Ibaraki prefectural police.
Officers from Tsuchiura Police Station arrested Kenichi Sakayori of Tsukuba in the prefecture Monday.
According to the police, while driving in Tsuchiura early on April 9, his car touched Sakurai, who was walking along a road. He got out of his car and picked a fight with the professional fighter. He then punched Sakurai in the face, breaking his nose.