red-bull-bc-one-2012-winnerBBoy Mounir from France is Red Bull BC One 2012 winner after being crowned world champion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, tonight.

He defeated B-Boy Klesio in the quarter finals to face B-Boy Junior in the semi finals, where he then went on to battle B-Boy Differ in the finals.

Video: Mounir v Differ Red Bull BC One 2012 final battle

Mounir as champion marks a successful year for him after qualifying for the world finals at the Red Bull BC One 2012 Western Europe qualifier (results) and victories with his crew, Vagabond Crew, who recently emerged as Battle of the Year 2012 champions in Montpellier, France, last month.

BBoy Mounir Red Bull BC One 2012 Winner © Red Bull Content Pool

The course of the battles saw Red Bull BC One 2011 champion, RoxRite defeated in the quarter finals against Differ of Korea, while the semi finals saw a French derby between Junior and Mounir battling for a place in the final.

Full results breakdown detailing each b-boy’s progress for the world finals can be found below.

Red Bull BC One 2012 world final results

Winners are highlighted in bold – click any links to read additional news stories about them

Top 16
B-Boy Slav
(Art From The Heart / Bulgaria) v B-Boy Hill (Unik Breakers / Mexico)
B-Boy Changubis aka Vicious Vic (MF Kids / USA) v B-Boy Issei (Foundnation / Japan)
B-Boy Sunni (Soul Mavericks / UK) v B-Boy Differ (T.I.P Crew / Korea)
B-Boy RoxRite (Renegades / USA) v B-Boy Arex (Murderouz / Colombia)
B-Boy Shorty Force (One Way / Korea) v B-Boy Junior (Wanted Posse / France)
B-Boy Kid David (Renegades / USA) v B-Boy Lil Zoo (Lhiba KingZoo / Morocco)
B-Boy Mounir (Vagabond Crew/ France) v B-Boy Domkey (Lionz Of Zion / USA)
B-Boy Klesio (New Old School / Brazil) v B-Boy Alkolil (Exact) (Predatorz / Russia)

Quarter finals
B-Boy Hill v B-Boy Vicious Victor
B-Boy Differ v B-Boy RoxRite
B-Boy Junior v B-Boy Kid David
B-Boy Mounir v B-Boy Klesio

Semi finals
B-Boy Hill v B-Boy Differ
B-Boy Junior v B-Boy Mounir

B-Boy Differ v B-Boy Mounir

Red Bull BC One 2012 world final judges

B-Boy Moy / B-Boy Neguin / B-Boy Niek / B-Boy Storm / B-Boy Taisuke

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About Red Bull BC One

Red Bull BC One is an international solo breakdance (b-boy) battle that has taken place internationally with the world finals taking place in a different city each year since 2004.