Category Archives: Battle at the Boat

Gavronski, Awimbono Main Event Battle at the Boat 108

Gavronski, Awimbono Main Event Battle at the Boat 108 Gavronski, Awimbono Main Event Battle at the Boat 108 10-round Super Middleweight Bout Headlines Event at Emerald Queen Casino FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 26, 2016 TACOMA, Wash. – Mike Gavronski rebounded from a rare defeat by scoring an impressive victory his last time out. The super middleweight will now look to make it consecutive victories when he faces Thomas Awimbono in the main event of Battle at the Boat 108 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. on Nov. 19.   Gavronski came back from a 14-month layoff to knockout previously undefeated Jake Carr, a former Australian super middleweight champion, on Sept. 10 to improve his career mark to 21-2-1 with 14 KOs. It was the Tacoma residents first time back in the ring since he lost to Dashon Johnson in 2011 in a bout...

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Brian Halquist Productions Announces 2017 Dates

Brian Halquist Productions Announces 2017 Dates Brian Halquist Productions Announces 2017 Dates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 19, 2016 TACOMA, Wash. – TACOMA, Wash. – Brian Halquist Productions and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians announced 10 dates for 2017 – beginning on Jan. 20 with the 108th installment of the Battle at the Boat professional boxing series. The 10 dates feature five boxing and five mixed martial arts events with CageSport MMA kicking off its 2017 season with CageSport 44 on Feb. 25, 2017. Battle at the Boat, the nation’s longest-running tribal casino professional boxing series, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in July. The inaugural installment of the event took place on July 9, 1997 when Emmett Linton fought Jose Flores for the International Boxing Association super welterweight championship. “It really is remarkable how much staying power the Battle at the Boat boxing series has had. We’ve...

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Gavronski hands Carr first defeat at Battle at the Boat 107

Gavronski hands Carr first defeat at Battle at the Boat 107 Gavronski hands Carr first defeat at Battle at the Boat 107   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 10, 2016   TACOMA, Wash. – Mike Gavronski did something no one in Australia could do – defeat Jake Carr.   Gavronski, stepping back into the ring following a 10-month layoff, spoiled Carr’s U.S. debut by scoring a sixth-round victory via knock out in their super middleweight matchup in the main event at Battle at the Boat 107 Saturday at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash.   Gavronski (21-2-1, 14 KOs) floored Carr, a former Australian super middleweight champion who was fighting outside of his homeland for the first time in his career, midway through the sixth, following up a right hook with a jab that sent his opponent to the canvas.   Carr (11-1, 4 KOs) was able to...

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Battle at the Boat 107 Results

 Battle at the Boat 107 Results  Battle At The Boat 107 full boxing results: Reported by Peter Artman (@Petetorious)   Main Event (10 Rounds)- Mike Gavronski defeats Jake Carr via TKO (Punches) at 1:57 of Round 6 Semi-Main Event (5 Rounds)- Andre Reyes defeats Ramel Snegur via Unanimous Decision (40-36 x3) Featured Bout (5 Rounds)- Andre Keys defeats Antonio Neal via Unanimous decision (50-43 x3) Undercard (4 Rounds)- Osvaldo Rojas defeats Nate Serrano via Split Decision (38-39, 38-37 x2) Gabriel Solorio defeats Drew Brokenshire via Majority Decision (38-38, 40-38, 40-37) Lexus Pagampao defeats Bobby McIntyre via Unanimous Decision (39-37 x3)...

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Aussie Champion Carr makes U.S. debut at Battle at the Boat 107

Aussie Champion Carr makes U.S. debut at Battle at the Boat 107 Aussie Champion Carr makes U.S. debut at Battle at the Boat 107 Carr to face Gavronski in super middleweight main event at Emerald Queen Casino FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 22, 2016 TACOMA, Wash. – One year and half a world away, Jake Carr is stepping back into the ring. The undefeated super middleweight will make his United States debut at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. on Sept. 10 in the main event at Battle at the Boat 107. Carr, who captured the Australian super middleweight championship in 2013, will face hometown product Mike Gavronski (20-2-1) in a 10-round bout, which could catapult the victor into a top 10 world ranking. Born in Melbourne, Australia, the 24-year-old Carr brings a stellar 11-0-0 record into the contest. He currently trains out of Justin Fortune’s Fortune Gym...

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Battle at the Boat 107 marks the return of Gavronski

Battle at the Boat 107 marks the return of Gavronski Battle at the Boat 107 marks the return of Gavronski Super middleweight main event headlines card at Emerald Queen Casino FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 11, 2016   TACOMA, Wash. – The Emerald Queen Casino has been hosting the Battle at the Boat boxing series for nearly two decades and you would be hard-pressed to find a fighter who has had more success in Tacoma than Mike Gavronski.   The super middleweight will make his much-anticipated return on Sept. 10 when he faces undefeated Australian champion Jake Carr in the 10-round main event.   “People have been asking me for a quite a while now when will Mike step back into the ring,” promoter Brian Halquist said. “He’s turned into the people’s champion here in Tacoma. We have had hundreds of fighters box here. I am not sure there’s...

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Gavronski returns, Carr to make U.S. debut at Battle at the Boat 107

Gavronski returns, Carr to make U.S. debut at Battle at the Boat 107 Gavronski returns, Carr to make U.S. debut at Battle at the Boat 107 Undefeated Australian champion to face local favorite in super middleweight main event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 5, 2016   TACOMA, Wash. – A top-10 world ranking could be at stake when undefeated Australia champion Jake Carr makes his U.S. debut against hometown favorite Mike Gavronksi in the main event of Battle at the Boat 107 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. on Sept. 10. Carr, a native of Victoria, Australia, brings a stellar 11-0 record into the 10-round super middleweight bout with four victories coming via knockout. One of those KOs came against Zac Awad (18-4-1) on Dec. 12, 2013. The win claimed the Australian super middleweight crown for Carr – a title he has yet to lose....

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Chicas Wins Battle at the Boat 106 Main Event

Chicas Wins Battle at the Boat 106 Main Event Chicas Wins Battle at the Boat 106 Main Event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2016 TACOMA, Wash. – The blood started to flow from the forehead of Jonathan Chicas late in the eighth round, and did not let up. An incidental headbutt opened up a nasty cut, which bled constantly for the remainder of the scheduled 10-round bout. Chicas was able to overcome the blood and opponent Virgil Green in the main event of Battle at the Boat 106 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. Chicas, fighting out of San Francisco, appeared as the 97-93, 96-94, 96-94 on the judge’s scorecard to improve his career record to 15-2-0 with 7 KOs. Green, of Vancouver, Wash., fell to 11-5-0 with the loss. The two 142 pounders fought evenly through the opening four rounds before Green...

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Battle at the Boat 106 Results

Battle at the Boat 106 Results      Battle At The Boat 106 Boxing Fight Results: 10 Round Main Event Jonathan Chicas defeats Virgil Green via Unanimous Decsion (97-93 x2, 96-94) 6 Round Semi Main Event Isaac Tadeo defeats Tommy Turner via KO (Body Shot) at :59 of Round 2 4 Round Undercard Bouts Andre Reyes vs Marco Cardenas was ruled a Majority Draw with one judge scoring the bout 39-37 for Reyes, with other two judges scoring the fight 38-38 Giovanni Cabrera defeats Jeremy McCleary via Unanimous Decision (40-35×3) Antonio Neal defeats Will Hughes via Unanimous Decision (40-36×2, 39-37) Will Marshall defeats Damian Savino by TKO at 3:00 of Round 1 – Reported by Peter Artman (@Petetorious)...

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Battle at the Boat 106 Weigh Ins

Battle at the Boat 106 Weigh Ins Battle at the Boat 106 Weigh Ins FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2016   TACOMA, Wash. – Virgil Green and Jonathan Chicas are all set for Saturday’s Battle at the Boat 106 main event at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.   Both fighters looked ready for their 10-round bout with each fighter coming in at 142 pounds at Friday’s weigh in.   Green (11-4-0, 4 KOs) and Chicas (14-2-0, 7 KOs) headline the six-bout card, which is presented by Brian Halquist Productions.   In the semi-main event, undefeated Isaac Tadeo (165 pounds) and Tommy Turner (161.5) will square off in a six-round contest. Tadeo brings a record of 7-0-0 with 3 knockouts into the bout.   Tickets are available through the EQC box office and all Ticket Master Outlets. Preliminary bouts start at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.   Battle at the Boat...

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