Boxing Prospects

The Best in Northwest Boxing Coverage
Featuring Award Winning Writing and Photographs by Mike Blair and Ricardo Ibarra

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Read this article by Wrigley Brogan about Roberto Duran. Brogan knows about Duran as Brogan was Duran's road manager when Duran fought in Washington a few years ago.

Check out this article on Greg Haugen. And if you look at the photo, bottom just to the right of Paul Nave's feet, you may recognize a photographer.






NEW! updated December 21, 2016

Waxing Philosophically.

Where I address: Accept, Adjust, Adapt; Civility; Misrepresenting Free Speech; Village Idiots; Stop Blaming Someone Else; Solving Climate Change; Accountablilty: Schools, Teachers, Students, Parents, Government; Free Speech?; What are politicians supposed to DO?; Letting Go of Daily Stress; How US lawmakers are playing you; Travelling to TURKEY - plan your excursion today; An email exchange that points out what is wrong and what is right in Education today; Why Banks Are Failing; New TSA screening procedures; Namecalling and Socialsim; Bottom Feeders in School, Fans Being a Bit Too Over Anxious; H1N1, 'What Happens in Vegas...', Carry On Luggage, Complaining about Education, 'Existential threats', A High School Musical, The Gallup experience, Non Partisan Politics; Boxing vs MMA, AUSTRALIA! negative campaign adverts, shouts from the crowd, pros and amateurs, ring announcers, contract weights
Because everyone is entitled to my opinion
UPDATED January 27th The Pacific Northwest Boxing Rankings. See which NW fighters make their debut and which ones move up or down in this edition of the rankings. Let the discussion begin - there is a bit of movement in the newest rankings, and some inactive fighters have been dropped.

Steve Forbes 2Pounds Entertainment

Weston continues to win, Jefferson scores 3rd straight KO as boxing returns to Portland, Oregon

December 9th, 2017

Brian Halquist at the Emerald Queen Casino

Gavronski claims WBA/NABA super middleweight title

November 18th, 2017

Hard Knocks Promotions in Kalispell, Montana

Ferguson Continues to Improve, Claims WBC Title Belt

October 28th, 2017


PNW Promotions at Green River College

Weston continues to win, Villalobos on a roll and Flores and Balthazar stage impressive pro debut

October 28th, 2017




White Delight Promotions

Wilson continues to Impress, Morales and Weston show skill

September 23, 2017


Rogue Promotions

Ferguson Moves Up the Ranks With 3rd Round KO

September 16, 2017

The Muhammed Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky is open for visitors. The center is a must see for all boxing fans, but it offers much more. Take a look at some of the interesting and inspirational exhibits that await you.

2018 Fight Schedule *

January 12th Battle at the Boat 114, Brian Halquist Promotions at the Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington

March 17th Battle at the Boat 115, Brian Halquist Promotions at the Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington

June 9th Battle at the Boat 116, Brian Halquist Promotions at the Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington

September 8th Battle at the Boat 117, Brian Halquist Promotions at the Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington

November 17th Battle at the Boat 118, Brian Halquist Promotions at the Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington

*Subject to Change
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Women Boxing Archive Network - If you want to know what is happening in the world of women's boxing, the answers are here.
Brian Halquist Productions - Get the latest news on upcoming fights, concerts and other events staged by the northwest's premier promoter
Fight News - We like it because Sam DiTusa and Shamus Young report for them.
Flatpuss Boxing - Richard Baker's homage to boxing
Shanon Klink - Need a 'voice' for an event? Look here. Shanon is slick, professional and a crowd pleaser.
Fight Beat - If it's boxing news, odds are you'll find it here
CyberBoxingZone - Look for news in the boxing world at this multifaceted site.
Northwest Fight Scene - The Northwest's Premiere Fightlife and Nightlife Magazine - It will do you good to keep up with what our British friends see in the world of boxing.
BoxRec - A site with boxer's records and opponents
BigJoe'sPics - Big Joe Miranda is one of the bigger men and bigger names in fight photography. He doesn't miss much. - Read about , and watch what Edgar Gonzalez sees in the world of boxing.
Pound4Pound - A bit of News, a bit of History, a whole lot of what happens in southern California and las Vegas
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