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Gavronski Defeats Journeyman Johnson, Green Impresses at Battle at the Boat 99 at the Emerald Queen Casino

by on Jan.11, 2015, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

Gavronski fires his right.

Gavronski fires his right.

 

The Battle at the Boat series at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington has remained a staple of northwest boxing for close to two decades now, holding steady as the most consistent show in the Pacific Northwest. As it closes in on it’s monumental 100th show, the series continues to bring great fights to the savvy northwest fight crowds and remains one of the longest running series of boxing shows in the country. This past Friday Brian Halquist Productions presented it’s 99th installment of the series to a sold out crowd, featuring some of the best talent in the area in well-matched, entertaining fights.

In the ten round main event the region’s top Super Middleweight hopeful Mike Gavronski added his second consecutive win since losing for the first time last July with a unanimous decision win over late sub Dashon Johnson. Gavronksi was originally scheduled to face crafty Californian prospect Louis Rose, but with just one week to go for the bout, Rose pulled out, leaving Gavronksi without an opponent. Luckily Johnson, who is a much better fighter than his record would suggest, never shies away from a challenge, and quickly jumped at the opportunity to face the tall and rangy Tacoma native. Thankfully for fans, he took the fight as they were treated to an entertaining ten rounds between two solid professionals. (continue reading…)

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Louis Rose Cruises to Victory Against Dashon Johnson at The Emerald Queen Casino

by on Aug.25, 2014, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

 

Rose (left) fires at Johnson.

Rose (left) fires at Johnson.

Leading up to the 97th installment of the long running Battle at the Boat series at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, the card encountered more problems than are usually the norm. Problems can always be expected when putting on a boxing show, but in this case both the main event and co-feature that had been originally planned fell apart and, with days left for the event to take place, the Halquist Productions team was left scrambling to pull together an acceptable main event. I

t came down to the wire, but on Wednesday night they pulled it together with what on paper looked like a very interesting match-up between a seasoned journeyman and an up and coming young prospect. In the ten round headline bout crafty once beaten prospect Louis Rose (11-1-1 3KO’s 168 lbs.) took on the highly experienced Dashon Johnson (15-16-3 5KO’s 167 lbs.). (continue reading…)

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