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Gavronksi Knocks Out Louishomme at ‘Battle at the Boat 100′!

by on Mar.30, 2015, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

Gavronski lands his right.

Gavronski lands his right.


TACOMA, WA — Brian Halquist Productions celebrated their milestone 100th Battle at the Boat this past Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino. The long running series has remained the premier venue for boxing in the Pacific Northwest for nearly two decades and continues to give fans some of the best fights featuring local talent and national stars. For this monumental 100th edition, promoter Brian Halquist and match-maker Andy Nance lined up six well-matched, exciting fights that featured some of the best prospects in the region. In the main event, the very popular Mike Gavronksi returned for his third consecutive headline bout at the venue and claimed a hard-fought seventh round TKO over the quick and crafty Maurice Louishomme in a highly entertaining fight.

At the outset Gavronksi (17-1-1 11KOs 162.5 lbs.), who usually employs a tactical approach early in his fights, came right at his opponent, firing off hard power punches and landing with some hellacious one-twos. He was clearly thinking knockout as he pressed vigorously, letting his hands go with shots from all angles. Louishomme (8-2-1 4 KOs 159 lbs.) was at first put on the defensive, but as the first round came to a close he was responding with some heavy leather of his own, making for a some intense exchanges. (continue reading…)

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Historic Battle at the Boat 100 set to take place this Saturday at the Emerald Queen Casino

by on Mar.28, 2015, under Boxing News

Battle - 100 Poster


TACOMA, WA, March 26, 2015 – After more than 18 years of showcasing the best up and coming boxing talent the West Coast has to offer along with many televised fights including 11 world title fights, Battle at the Boat’s 100th show is set to kick off this Saturday, March 28th, live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, with the first contest scheduled for 7:00PM.

Headlining this historic night of fights will be the highly anticipated bout between Tacoma’s own Mike “Imagine Me” Gavronski (16-1-1 10KO’s) and Maurice Louishomme (8-1-1 4,KO’s) of Colorado Springs, Colorado in a 10-round main event. Gavronski has been on a roll as of late, winning dominant decision victories in each of his last two contests. Louishomme has made a mark in his early boxing career with a crowd pleasing style along with the courage to take on any challenger that comes his way with his only loss coming against 2011 Gold Medalist at the World Championships, Ievgen Khytrov.  (continue reading…)

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Gavronski to headline Battle at the Boat’s 100th show from the EQC on Saturday, March 28th

by on Mar.12, 2015, under Boxing News

Gravonski, in action, at left (photo by Mike Blair)

Gravonski, in action, at left (photo by Mike Blair)


Tacoma, Washington (March 4, 2015) Brian Halquist Productions is proud to announce a very special night of fights, as the Battle at the Boat series celebrates its 100th show on Saturday, March 28th live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington.

Headlining this milestone event will be hometown favorite, Mike “Imagine Me” Gavronski (16-1-1, 10KOs) vs. Maurice Louishomme (8-1-1, 4KOs) in a 10-round super middleweight clash. This historic night will feature a number of thrilling matchups, showcasing the most talented up and coming fighters in the Northwest today and is sure to be talked about for years to come.  (continue reading…)

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