Eric Armit's Snips and Snipes - April 17, 2014 Snips and Snipes: Where have all the young men gone?

The live gate for Pacquiao vs. Bradley II came to almost $8 million, so with Pacquiao guaranteed $20 million and Bradley $6 million it gives a picture of just how much money TV puts into the pot. I am surprised there is not a market in 'idols of the gods of TV' as there's a lot of big time fighters who should be worshipping at the entertainment temple that makes them so rich.

Behind the Results with Eric Armit - April 16, 2014 Behind the Results - Worldwide Boxing Roundup

From Esbjerg, where Liverpudlian David Price saw the canvas again before overcoming Czech Ondrej Pala in the third, over to Newcastle (Aus), where Ghanaian former IBF welterweight champion Joshua Clottey outclassed Aussie Anthony Mundine over 12 for the WBA International belt at light middle. Behind the Results with Eric Armit who, if cut, has yellow and black coursing through his veins.

Naoya Inoue The Full Nelson: The Great Big 2014 Sink or Swim-athon

There's nothing more boring or lazy in journalism than a desperate flailing attempt by a writer to announce a completely bogus, made-up trend, in an obvious attempt to cover up for a lack of ideas on the part of said hack. With that in mind, I'd like to talk about what I'm calling The Great Big 2014 Sink Or Swim-athon

Johnny Coyle and team Johnny Coyle shines in Prizefighter Welterweights

Stanford-le-Hope southpaw Johnny Coyle walked away a worthy winner of a highly entertaining Prizefighter Welterweights IV at the York Hall, outpointing Wales’ former European lightweight champion Jason Cook and Stourbridge’s Sam Eggington before meeting Belfast’s Paddy Gallagher in the one-night tournament final. The first quarter final saw Erick ‘The Eagle’ Ochieng (10st 8lbs 3oz) put Paddy Gallagher (10st 7lbs 7oz) down twice in the first round in between a visit to the canvas himself.

Martin Gethin

While Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury contest both the British and European heavyweight title at Phones 4 U Arena on 26th July, a request by promoter Mick Hennessy for British light heavyweight title holder Bob Ajisafe to make a voluntary defence against Southern Area champion Leon Senior has been refused by the Board.

James DeGale MBE and Eddie Hearn

James DeGale MBE has signed promotional terms with Matchroom and Eddie Hearn has confirmed that he will face unbeaten American Brandon Gonzales (18-0) on the Carl Froch v George Groves undercard on May 31 at Wembley. The fight will be an IBF title eliminator.

Klitschko Tufte Sparring

Dr Steelhammer Wladimir Klitschko (61-3-0) is preparing to face the next challenger who will attempt to relieve him of his WBO, IBF, IBO and WBA world heavyweight titles in one fell swoop. If all goes according to plan for Alex "Lionheart" Leapai (30-4-3), he'll become the first Australian in over one hundred years to be crowned a unified world heavyweight champion.

Lee Selby

Welsh featherweight wizzard Lee Selby (18-1) will face Mexican Romulu Koasicha (21-3) in an eliminator for the WBC title at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on May 17.

Kris Carslaw

Boxing returns to the Paisley Lagoon Leisure Centre on Saturday evening with local light middleweight Kris Carslaw returning to action against Trowbridge's Dan Blackwell. A win should put the Paisley man back in British title contention - his coach Colin Bellshaw said: “We have confirmation that Kris will be facing Joe Selkirk in the summer for a British title fight."

James DeGale MBE

While James DeGale MBE is expected to announce his new promotional arrangements tomorrow, Hennessy Sports, which has promoted DeGale since 2012, has issued the following statement:

Crolla Murray

Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla has a 100 per cent record in Manchester derbies, and is confident of maintaining it when he clashes with John ‘The Machine’ Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19.

Johnny Coyle and team

Stanford-le-Hope southpaw Johnny Coyle walked away a worthy winner of a highly entertaining Prizefighter Welterweights IV at the York Hall, outpointing Wales’ former European lightweight champion Jason Cook and Stourbridge’s Sam Eggington before meeting Belfast’s Paddy Gallagher in the one-night tournament final. The first quarter final saw Erick ‘The Eagle’ Ochieng (10st 8lbs 3oz) put Paddy Gallagher (10st 7lbs 7oz) down twice in the first round in between a visit to the canvas himself.

Behind the Results with Eric Armit - April 8, 2014

From Indio, where Cuban heavyweight leftie Luis Ortiz gave Monte ‘2 Guns’ Barrett both barrels and stopped him in the fourth, over to Kobe, where ‘El Matador’ Randy Caballero remained unbeaten and recorded his fourth consecutive stoppage against Kohei Oba in an IBF bantamweight title eliminator. Behind the Results with Eric Armit, who looks forward to the business end of East Fife FC’s season.

British Boxing Board of Control

The British Boxing Board of Control has issued the following response to the threat of High Court Action being brought by Bruce Baker, of the Professional Boxing Promoters Association, which claims restraint of trade. The response references an article published on boxingaction.com, which the BBBoC considers to be misleading.

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Eric Armit's Snips and Snipes - April 17, 2014

The live gate for Pacquiao vs. Bradley II came to almost $8 million, so with Pacquiao guaranteed $20 million and Bradley $6 million it gives a picture of just how much money TV puts into the pot. I am surprised there is not a market in 'idols of the gods of TV' as there's a lot of big time fighters who should be worshipping at the entertainment temple that makes them so rich.

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Behind the Results with Eric Armit - April 16, 2014

From Esbjerg, where Liverpudlian David Price saw the canvas again before overcoming Czech Ondrej Pala in the third, over to Newcastle (Aus), where Ghanaian former IBF welterweight champion Joshua Clottey outclassed Aussie Anthony Mundine over 12 for the WBA International belt at light middle. Behind the Results with Eric Armit who, if cut, has yellow and black coursing through his veins.