Boxing Prospects

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

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Sue Fox and WBAN have initiated a petition to the International Olympic Committee asking them to increase the number of weight divisions in Women's Boxing for the 2016 Olympic Games. Please add your name to the petition and help to increase the number of women athletes who will have an opportunity to compete on the international stage. Access the petition HERE.
Part One of an article explaining how the commissions in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho and British Columbia determine whether to approve proposed bouts.

Upcoming Fights

August 1st Little Creek Casino and ESPN2

present a Goosen Tutor Production

“Rumble at the Reef XX”,

Live Professional Boxing,

Saturday, September 6th at 7pm


NEW! updated June 1, 2013

Waxing Philosophically.

Where I address: 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 June 21 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.

Strawson Boxing out of Nanaimo British Columbia

A big night for BC fighters Woolnough, Andreeson, Morrow and McPhee

July 18, 2014

Gary Shaw and ESPN2 at the Little Creek Casino

Johnson wins WBC belt in defeating Gavronski; Maicelo claims title over Hovhannisyan; Hamann makes pro debut

July 11, 2014

Warm Springs Oregon Hosts Loaded Pro Am Card

Rojas scores KO in second round

June 28, 2014

Brian Halquist at the Emerald Queen Casino

Lartey outscores Forbes in the main event, Bevens, Pineda and Sevilla-Rivera score KOs

June 7, 2014

Corpuz Promotions in White Swan

Randell Corpuz keeps winning as he tops Pro Am card

April 26, 2014

Goosen Tutor, ESPN2 and the Little Creek Casino

Williams scores dramatic opening round TKO, Ramos outworks Arellano, Eddie Hunter scores KO in closing seconds

January 24, 2014


Shobox and Mayweather Promotions at The Little Creek Casino in Shelton

A night of knockouts with Love, Jack, Bey, Pearson, Arias and Tabiti

December 6, 2013

Roy Englebrecht's Fight Club at the Little Creek Casino

Gavronski proves tough in winning GBO Championship, Thompson suffers first loss, Puller returns to NW

September 21, 2013


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.

The Cowsills performed at the Silver Reef on September 18. Read about the show HERE.

2014 Fight Schedule *  

August 1st Little Creek Casino, Shelton, Washington Goosen Tutor

August 23rd Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington Brian Halquist Promotions

September 6th Silver Reef Casino, Spa and Resort, Ferndale, Washington Patrick Ortiz and Ringside Tickets

November 15th Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington Brian Halquist Promotions

*Subject to Change
After you have finished looking through the fight news and photos on our site, visit our friends at these sites:
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.
First Round Boxing - Your chance to talk to others about boxers and other boxing topics.
BoxRec - A site with boxer's records and opponents
BigJoe' - 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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