uper middleweights Mike Gavronski and Thomas Awinbono both made weight for Saturday’s Battle at the Boat 108 main event at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash.
Gavronski (21-2-1, 14 KOs) came in at a ready 167.5 pounds, while Awimbono (25-4-1, 21 KOs) tipped the scale at 166.5 pounds.
Tickets are available through the EQC box office and all Ticketmaster Outlets. Preliminary bouts start at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Gavronski is coming off a victory over previously undefeated Jake Carr. Awimbono, a native of Ghana who will be making his United States debut in the fight, has won 18 consecutive fights, last losing nearly seven years ago.
The main event is scheduled for 10 rounds.
In the semi-main event, Andres Reyes (5-1-1) weighed 140 pounds and Marco Cardenas (5-5-1) will fight at 139.5.
The six-bout card will also feature a 149-pound contest between Tacoma’s Andre Keys (2-1) and Nate Serrano (4-4-2), a 153-pound bout between Zach Cooper (4-2-2) and Tony Neal (4-6) and undefeated Giovanni Mioletti (3-0) taking on fellow 138-pounder Niko McFarland.
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Battle at the Boat 108 Weights
Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016
10 Round Main Event – 168 pounds
Mike Gavronski (167.5) vs. Thomas Awimbono (166.5)
6 Round Semi Main Event – 140 pounds
Andres Reyes (140) vs. Marco Cardenas (139.5)
4 Round Undercard Bouts
149 pounds: Andre Keys (148.5) vs. Nate Serrano (148)
138 pounds: Giovanni Mioletti (137.5) vs. Niko McFarland (138)
153 pounds: Zach Cooper (152.5) vs. Antonio Neal (151.5)
Heavyweights: Jose Rocha (226) vs. Carlos Villanueva (205.5)