Undefeated heavyweight Thompson is ready to battle | VIDEO

Undefeated Federal Way heavyweight Vincent Thompson steps back into the ring on March 19 when he faces Ryan Shay at Brian Halquist Productions’ Battle at the Boat 81 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.

Thompson (6-0-0, KO) is coming off an impressive Nov. 13 victory over the previously unbeaten Charles Ellis, a former 2003 National Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion.

Thompson will face an opponent who has registered knockouts in four of his five career wins.

“I don’t care who they throw at me. I am the type of fighter who will step into the ring with anyone,” said Thompson in a news release. Thompson dominated his bout with Ellis, appearing as the 60-54 winner on two scorecards and a 59-55 victor on the other. “I am really looking forward to getting back in there and taking the next step."

Thompson made his professional debut on Aug. 29, 2009, winning a four-round unanimous decision over Freddie Miller.

Battle at the Boat 81 fight card

Main Event: Francisco Reyes (8-1-0) vs. Evgeny Gradovich (8-0-0)

Sylvester Barron (1-0-0) vs. Joey Montoya (3-0-2)

Vincent Thompson (6-0-0) vs. Ryan Shay (5-11-0)

Ricardo Garcia (1-0-0) vs. Corben Page (0-1-0)

J.R. Delgadillo (1-0-1) vs. Nate Serrano (1-0-0)

Donatas Bondarouas (11-2-1) vs. Paul Mpendo (7-6-4)

Miguel Garcia (2-2-1) vs. Ralf Prescot (1-5-0)

Check it out

The event starts at 7 p.m. March 19 at Emerald Queen Casino's I-5 Showroom in Tacoma. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $100 and are available at the Emerald Queen Casino box office (888) 831-7655 and at To learn more, visit


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