Battle at the Boat Celebrates 20 Years of Boxing Part 4

With 15 years under its belt, featuring world title fights, televised events, and plenty of knockouts, Battle at the Boat has continued to add to its legacy over the past five years.

The longest-running tribal casino boxing series in the United States, Battle at Boat will celebrate its 20th anniversary on June 3 with its 111th edition at the Emerald Queen Casino. This is the final of a four-part series which highlights the history of the series. Parts one, two, and three can be found on halquistproductions.com.

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Battle at the Boat Celebrates 20 Years of Boxing Part 2

After building a strong fan base during its first five years, Battle at the Boat, which held its inaugural show on July 9, 1997 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash., continued to evolve into the premier boxing event in the Northwest in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

The Battle at the Boat cards enjoyed televised broadcasts on SHOWTIME, HBO and ESPN, among other networks and continued to bring in top established and rising talent as it laid the foundation to becoming the nation’s longest-running tribal casino boxing series over this five-year window.

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Gavronski to Make Fourth Consecutive Headlining Appearance at Battle at the Boat 101

For the fourth time in as many chances, a Battle at the Boat show will see hometown favorite Mike “Imagine Me” Gavronski (17‐1‐1, 11KOs) in their main event slot. Coming off of an incredible night celebrating their 100th show, Battle at the Boat 101 will take place Saturday, May 30th at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington.

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Highlight Reel KO’s from Gavronski and Pineda Highlight Explosive Battle at the Boat 100 card

Mike Gavronksi - Tacoma, Washington (March 29th 2015) From the moment the opening bell sounded, fans packed into the sold out I-5 showroom in Tacoma knew they were in for a night to remember. With six incredible matchups on the card, Battle at the Boat 100 lived up to the hype. Mixing some razor thin decisions with brutal knockouts, Battle at the Boat lived up to it’s reputation as the premier boxing showcase on the west coast.

Tacoma, Washington (March 29th 2015) From the moment the opening bell sounded, fans packed into the sold out I-5 showroom in Tacoma knew they were in for a night to remember. With six incredible matchups on the card, Battle at the Boat 100 lived up to the hype. Mixing some razor thin decisions with brutal knockouts, Battle at the Boat lived up to it’s reputation as the premier boxing showcase on the west coast.

Headlining this historic night of fights was Mike “Imagine Me” Gavronski (17-1 11KO’s) taking on Maurice Louishomme (8-2-1 4KO’s) in a 10-round bout. Both men came to fight, as they immediately marched to the center of the ring and began exchanging blows. Back and forth they went, with each fighter scoring a knockdown in the 2nd. As the fight wore on, Gavronski began to find his groove, landing stiff jabs followed by huge right hands to the head. After wobbling his opponent to end the 5th, Gavronski ended things in the very next round, sending Louishomme to the canvas for the final time. The fight marks Gavronski’s third win in row, all coming at Battle at the Boat events.

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

Tacoma Washington (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.

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