Brent “Mankill” Knopp of Burien, WA kept his perfect record intact following an impressive second round stoppage of Sandy OR’s Brandon Pitts at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA.
The “CageSport XXI” card airs on ROOT SPORTS Friday, October 5 from 10-11 pm, Friday,... - October 02, 2012
The “CageSport XXI” card will air on Root Sports Friday, October 5 from 10-11 pm, Friday, October 12 midnight-1 am and Sunday, October 21 11 pm-midnight.
The card takes place Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma. Doors open at 6 and the first fight is at 7.
With a total... - September 27, 2012
Fight fans will receive a special treat when Halquist Productions’ “CageSport XXI” takes over the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA with an unprecedented three feature bouts Saturday, September 29.
For the first time ever, CageSport airs on ROOT SPORTS. Additionally, the broadcast... - September 16, 2012
The CageSport series’ highly-anticipated debut on Root TV will feature an outstanding broadcast team of Miesha “Cupcake” Tate, Danny Bonaduce and Jeff Osborne.
The card takes place Saturday, September 29 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.
Root Sports is owned and operated by DIRECTV... - September 09, 2012
Grizzled veteran Robert Osiobe of Nigeria made his “Battle at the Boat” debut a successful one by scoring a razor-thin majority decision over Forth Worth, TX’s Jose Hernandez Saturday evening in Tacoma.
The 88th edition of “Battle at the Boat” was promoted by Halquist Productions... - August 21, 2012
Halquist Productions has finalized their lineup for “Battle at the Boat 88.” The card is taking place at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA on Saturday and features a total of six action-packed matchups.
Tickets are still available on ticketmaster.com or by visiting the Emerald Queen... - August 18, 2012
On June 2, welterweights Nate Serrano and Osvaldo Rojas engaged in one of the most exciting bouts in “Battle at the Boat” history.
Serrano, a retired marine who has a gargantuan fan base at the Emerald Queen Casino and Rojas, a rugged Oregonian, slugged it out throughout their unforgettable... - August 11, 2012
Battle at the Boat veteran Jose “Loco” Hernandez and Robert Osiobe have replaced the Juan Garcia-John Jackson bout as the main event for “Battle at the Boat 88” Saturday, August 18 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA.
The original headliner was scrapped due to unforeseen... - August 09, 2012
On Saturday, August 18, lightweights Juan Garcia and John “Action” Jackson will go toe to toe at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA when they headline Halquist Productions’ “Battle at the Boat 88.”
Tickets from $25 are on sale now and can be purchased at all Ticketmaster... - July 29, 2012
Sterling Ford and Patricia Vidonic each proved why they’re amongst the top fighters in their respective weight classes following impressive victories Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA.
Headlining the highly-anticipated CageSport XX card, Ford scored an impressive TKO over... - July 17, 2012
When Brian Halquist put together “CageSport XX,” he followed the same plan that’s helped him earn the notation as one of the west coast’s top promoters; putting the fans first.
Halquist, along with his reliable staff, worked tirelessly on an exciting fight card slated for Saturday... - July 12, 2012
“Slick” Sally Krumdiack hails from Washington State. “Little” Patricia Vidonic resides in neighboring Oregon. They each battled top-tier opponents and traveled across the nation in doing so. Both went through ups and downs in their careers, but are currently regarded as elite... - July 08, 2012
Sterling Ford’s push towards the top of the lightweight division has been anything but easy. - July 05, 2012
Former CageSport standout and Female Fighter of the Year Miesha “Takedown” Tate will appear at “CageSport XX” as a special cageside guest Saturday, July 14 at the Emerald Queen Casino in her hometown of Tacoma, WA.
A universally recognized top ten pound-for-pound fighter, Tate... - June 28, 2012
Welterweight star Sterling Ford will look to continue his recent streak of success when he challenges James Marohl Saturday, July 14 in the main event of “Cagesport XX” at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA.
The card is promoted by Halquist Productions and tickets starting at $35 can... - June 20, 2012
Junior Lightweight sensation Joel Diaz kept his perfect record intact following an impressive fifth round stoppage of title contender Emmanuel “The Butcher” Lucero Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA.
Topping Halquist Productions’ “Battle at the Boat 87,”... - June 05, 2012
When a rising star faces a grizzled veteran, one of boxing’s oldest storylines comes into play.
Whether it’s on show in a small venue or a 50,000 seat arena, fight fans from all four corners of the globe love these matchups. Throughout boxing history, up and coming pugilists tested their... - June 01, 2012
Contender Emmanuel Lucero has stepped in to face unbeaten rising star Joel Diaz Saturday, June 2 at the Emerald Queen Casino as part of Halquist Productions' “Battle at the Boat 87” card in Tacoma, WA.
A former world title challenger, Lucero made national headlines in 2003 when he faced... - May 26, 2012
Junior lightweight prospect Joel Diaz will look to take another step in the right direction when he battles Guillermo Sanchez Saturday, June 2 in the main event of “Battle at the Boat 87.”
The card is promoted by Halquist Productions and takes place at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma,... - May 12, 2012
Julian Erosa and Brandon Hempleman captured CageSport championships following impressive performances Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA.
In the main event of Halquist Productions’ “Cagesport XIX,” Erosa emphatically claimed the CageSport featherweight title... - May 01, 2012
When Julian Erosa battles Ryan Mulvihill and Jeff Hatton challenges Brandon Hempleman Saturday evening on the “CageSport XIX” card at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA, two title reigns will begin.
The four fighters have an outstanding combined record of 22-3 with 18 wins by stoppage,... - April 26, 2012
Promoter Brian Halquist of Halquist Productions announced that former amateur sensation Mihai Cotruta will make his pro debut against Omar Cruz in a three round lightweight contest Saturday, April 28 as part of the “Cagesport XIX” card.
The card takes place in Tacoma, WA at the Emerald Queen... - April 23, 2012
Halquist Productions returns to the Emerald Queen Casino with the latest edition of their “Cagesport” series Saturday, April 28.
Tickets for this action-packed card start at $35 and are available at the Emerald Queen Box Office or on Ticketmaster.
In the main event of the evening, unbeaten... - April 07, 2012
Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire has signed House Bill 2301, extending licensing and medical requirements for amateur mixed martial artists.
The sport has come a long way since Senator John McCain campaigned to have it outlawed in the 1990’s. Today, amateur MMA is wildly popular, with... - April 06, 2012
Lightweight hopeful Jose “Loco” Hernandez took another step in the right direction after pounding out a unanimous decision over Peter Oluoch Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.
Headlining the 86th edition of Halquist Productions’ “Battle at the Boat,”... - April 03, 2012
Halquist Productions has finalized all bouts for “Battle at the Boat 86.”
The card takes place Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma and tickets are available by going to Ticketmaster.com or calling the casino box office at 1-888-831-7655.
Headlining the card is a ten round... - March 29, 2012
World famous personality Danny Bonaduce will once again make his presence felt in the boxing world when he takes the microphone as the master of ceremonies for “Battle at the Boat 86” Saturday, March 31 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA.
In addition to the March 31 show, Bonaduce... - March 18, 2012
Lightweights Jose Hernandez and Peter Oluoch will meet Saturday, March 31 in the ten round main event of Halquist Productions’ “Battle at the Boat 86.”
The card takes place at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma and tickets are available on ticketmaster.com or by calling the EQC box... - March 16, 2012
David “Hollywood” Hulett lived up to his billing by taking out local favorite Len Bentley in the first round of their Cagesport Welterweight title match Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.
Headlining Halquist Productions’ “Cagesport XVIII,” The Las Vegas... - February 29, 2012
Len Bentley has stepped in to face David “Hollywood” Hulett for the Cagesport Welterweight Title Saturday evening in the main event of Halquist Productions’ “Cagesport XVIII.”
Hulett was scheduled to face “Fast” Eddy Ellis, but the latter withdrew Monday after... - February 24, 2012
Legendary ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. will serve as the master of ceremonies for “Cagesport XVIII.”
The card takes place Saturday, February 25 at the Emerald Queen Casino and is promoted by Halquist Productions. Tickets starting at $35 are available at the casino box office or on Emerald... - February 19, 2012
Cruiserweight hopefuls Joell Godfrey and Henry Namauu will square off Saturday, January 21 in the ten round main event of Halquist Productions’ “Battle at the Boat 85” from the Emerald Queen Casino.
Tickets to “Battle at the Boat 85” start at $25 and are available on Ticketmaster... - January 13, 2012
World renowned model and ring announcer Amy Hayes is the newest member of Halquist Productions.
Dubbed as the “Lady of the Ring,” Hayes was featured in a special Playboy pictorial, shot at legendary Gleason’s Gym. She also appeared in Maxim, which included her in a boxing-themed shoot.
Hayes... - January 12, 2012