Roy Englebrecht’s Battle in The Ballroom Shines
McEwan Stops Stovall
Report & Photos By William Trillo
The 25th Anniversary of the legendary series promoted by Roy Englebrecht, at the Irvine Marriott promised to be the most hard-hitting card yet and it lived up to expectations
In the main event, which is presented in association with Golden Boy Promotions, highly touted middleweight prospect Craig McEwan (12-0, 7 KOs) put his unbeaten record on the line against popular Pomona product Ivan “Sitting Bull” Stovall (10-2, 7 KOs). In a flashy boxing performance McEwan stopped the rugged Stovall by TKO in the 7th round.
In a hot action fight Santa Ana’s 1-0 Arquimedez Garcia got a close split decision victory over the 1-3 Cesar Garcia.
In a battle of pro debuting fighters La Habra’s Ramon Camacho stopped Carlsbad’s Scott Rose in round 2 with a vicious body attack doing the damage.
Also in action will be world-ranked featherweight star Rhonda Luna scored a second round stoppage over unbeaten Tammy Franks.
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