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Gavronski Defeats Ibarra at the Emerald Queen Casino

by on Nov.17, 2014, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair


Gravonski, at right, throws the right.

Gravonski, at right, throws the right.

TACOMA, WA — The career of the once highly touted Northwest prospect Mike Gavronksi got back on track this past Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. Fighting in front of his hometown fans, Gavronksi, who suffered his first loss last July to Tureano Johnson on ESPN, claimed a close ten round unanimous decision victory over Gerardo Ibarra.

Much was riding on the fight for both fighters. Like Gavronski, Ibarra was also once a highly regarded prospect who was trying to rebound after suffering his first career loss. Crossroads fights make for great match-ups and this was no exception with both fighters giving a great effort and delivering an exciting fight. The match-up was the main event of Brian Halquist Production’s 98th installment of the long-running Battle at the Boat series. (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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Stivens Bujaj Headlines against Victor Barragan this Weekend in Tacoma, WA

by on Mar.20, 2014, under Boxing News


TACOMA, WA, March 19, 2014 –  Top ten American cruiserweight, Stivens “Superman” Bujaj (11-0, 8 KOs), is set to make his next appearance this weekend when he takes on California’s Victor Barragan (12-7, 3 KOs) in the 10 round main event of Battle at the Boat 95 at the Emerald Queen Casino. A six bout undercard is also scheduled throughout the evening, featuring Fife’s Cameron Sevilla-Rivera (2-0, 2 KOs) and Buckley’s Jeremy McCleary (2-0) who are on the fast track since making their professional debuts.

A limited amount of tickets for Battle at the Boat 95, scheduled for Saturday, March 22nd at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA are still available and can be purchased at the EQC box office and online through Ticketmaster. Prices start at $25. (continue reading…)

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