The Battle in the Ballroom series of Roy Englebrecht Promotions kicked off last night with it's first event of 2010. The event was a hybrid boxing/MMA card with 6 full bouts of action. There was a sold out crowd of over 1,400 fight fans there to catch the action. Team BodyKore was there LIVE covering the event and tweeting the round by round results.
The main event saw Boxing heavyweight contender Joe Hanks defeat Cliff Couser by first round KO. Joe Hanks is steadily climbing the rankings with his 11th straight professional win making his record now 11-0. Hanks has trained with Wladamir Klitschko, Chris Byrd, Jameel McCline, Al Cole, Larry Donald, Faruq Saleem, Malik Scott and many other well known top heavyweights.
The co-main event featured Team BodyKore's Christophe Saunders taking on Andy Morales of Laguna Beach. Saunders battered Morales to a 2nd round TKO with a brutal Ground and Pound. Saunders trains out of All In Martial Arts Academy in Buena Park, CA. With this win, Saunders record improves to (4-1).
You can read more about the event here.
Here are the full results:
Arquimedez Garcia defeats Manuel Delcid via Unanimous Decision
Kourtney Boden KO's Chris Davis (3rd round KO)
Marcus Kowal Submits Vincent Martinez via Rear Naked Choke (1st Round)
Jonathon Alcantara defeated Emmanuel Castro via Unanimous Decision
Christophe Saunders TKO's Andy Morales (2nd Round)
Joe Hanks KO's Cliff Couser (1st Round)
Check out the images from the fight: