An alt-right Proud Boys member slams a left-wing protester to the ground
An alt-right "Proud Boys" member slams a left-wing protester to the ground Doug Brown

Right-wing marchers and left-wing protesters had a dumb clash on the waterfront Sunday afternoon, with pepper spray and punches flying. A handful of people got bloodied up. Nearly everybody got called a Nazi.

The right-wing rally was organized by Vancouver-based vlogger Joey Gibson, who runs "Patriot Prayer":

March the waterfront in Portland Oregon. The more hatred we see the more we have to stand against it. The more threats that we get the more we have to come out to show no fear. The more people lie about us the more we have to show who we are. We will continue to come into Portland with a simple message that is focused on truth, love, and freedom.

They met at the waterfront park. A few self-identifying neo-Nazis and more than a handful of open white nationalists joined the Patriot Prayer march which was, predictably, met with dozens of anti-fascist protesters. It was pretty violent from the start, with skirmishes and punches almost immediately. Right-wing militia group the Three Percenters ran security for Patriot Prayer.

Here are my pictures and video.

Right winger preparing for the fight
Right winger preparing for the fight Doug Brown

Flag burning
Flag burning Doug Brown

Right winger
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Three Percenters
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Joey Gibson talks to his crowd before they started marching
Joey Gibson talks to his crowd before they started marching Doug Brown

I didnt see what led to this guy spraying stuff at the Patriot Prayer crowd. A fight ensued.
I didn't see what led to this guy spraying stuff at the Patriot Prayer crowd. A fight ensued. Doug Brown

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A few Three Percenters put on gas masks
A few Three Percenters put on gas masks Doug Brown

Right-wing enforcer Tiny got sprayed
Right-wing enforcer "Tiny" got sprayed Doug Brown

And then another fight... (action about 20 seconds in). I didn't see what started it.

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The Unpresidented Brass Band provided a good soundtrack for the afternoon
The Unpresidented Brass Band provided a good soundtrack for the afternoon Doug Brown

Right wingers were fired up
Right wingers were fired up Doug Brown

And then, again, a fight. At the 61-second mark, a group of right wingers slam a protester, whose face got fucked up, to the ground. A guy with an alt-right "Kekistan" flag punches him the face at the 67 second mark.

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An alt-right Proud Boys member (dumb black golf shirt) slams a left-wing protester to the ground
An alt-right "Proud Boys" member (dumb golf black shirt) slams a left-wing protester to the ground Doug Brown

The guys face got fucked up
The guy's face got fucked up Doug Brown

The aftermath
The aftermath Doug Brown

The protester on the left was yelling Native pride at the Proud Boys
The protester on the left was yelling "Native pride" at the "Proud Boys" Doug Brown

Tiny got his face accidentally bloodied by one of his associates
"Tiny" got his face accidentally bloodied by one of his associates Doug Brown

The Patriot Prayer march then went through downtown
The Patriot Prayer march then went through downtown Doug Brown

Protesters
Protesters Doug Brown

Yelling at each other
Yelling at each other Doug Brown

A protester recording a right wing street preacher
A protester recording a right wing street preacher Doug Brown

Police didnt intervene (while I was there), but stayed nearby
Police didn't intervene (while I was there), but stayed nearby Doug Brown

Back on the waterfront
Back on the waterfront Doug Brown

A right winger stomps on a bucket that was used by a protester as a drum
A right winger stomps on a bucket that was used by a protester as a drum Doug Brown