10 Ways Boxing Promoter Roy Englebrecht Will Improve Newport Beach City Council Meetings
Roy Englebrecht, the successful promoter of professional fights in Orange County for years, has reportedly thrown his mouthpiece in the ring for the November 2014 Newport Beach City Council race.
This is great news when you consider the 10 ways boring council meetings will improve with the "Fight Club" CEO on the dais.
(For more on Englebrecht's council bid, see this Daily Pilot story.)
(For more on Englebrecht's fight career, see this OC Weekly story from a couple years back.)
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Each council meeting to get a cute nickname like "The Brouhaha by the Back Bay," "The Ultimate Spar in Corona del Mar" and "The Thrilla in Newport Villa."
Weigh-ins of council members to precede the reading of minutes.
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When things get testy in the council chambers, Michael Buffer to appear out of nowhere to bellow, "Let's get ready to GRUMBLLLLLLLLLE!!!"
If cornered, Councilman Ed Selich liable to bite off Mayor Keith Curry's ear.
Each council member to be assigned a cut man for bruising arguments. "CUT ME, MICK!"
Black and white referee stripes look great on Police Chief Jay Johnson.
Time-sucking gadflies will have to prove they can take a body blow before taking over the whole goddamn meeting.
Mob bosses will have one more thing in common with the council members they own.
And the final round to decide the best thing about Roy Englebrecht joining the Newport Beach City Council:
Ring card girls!
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