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.

Tshifhiwa Munyai against Lee Haskins, 2006 by Bernard Miller

Visa issues have forced Venezuelan Nehomar Cermeno to pull out of the April 19 WBA super bantamweight title bout with Scott Quigg in Manchester. His replacement is South African Tshifhiwa Munyai (24-2-1).

Craig Whyatt boxes Shaun Tribble

Morden super featherweight Craig Whyatt (6-1) tops the bill against Plymouth’s Ben Morrish (3-7-2) at the Camden Centre tonight in his first excursion over eight rounds, and is looking to make a statement in order to set up a shot at the Southern Area title.

Shayne 'The Pain' Singleton

Colne’s Shayne Singleton (16-0) takes on Hungarian Laszlo Fazekas (19-13-1) in his hometown’s Municipal Hall tonight for the WBC International Silver title. ‘The Pain’ is looking to show that he is ready for Britain’s best.

Manny Pacquiao

It’s the season to settle old scores and before Froch v Groves on May 31. An international dispute must be resolved when welterweight rivals Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley re-new rivalries in Vegas on Saturday.

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:



Simon Barclay speaks to BoxRec News from Klitschko's Champ Camp

Heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko is preparing to face Australian Alex Leapai on 26th April and as usual he has chosen the familiar surroundings of the Austrian Alps. Just hours after winning his professional debut at the Copper Box in London, 24-year old Corby cruiserweight Simon Barclay was on a plane to join up with him in what the Ukrainian calls 'Champ Camp'.

Fight Reports

Brentwood’s ‘Smokin’ Joe Mullender (6-1) got back on track with a close points win over Peckham’s Diego Burton (4-4-1) over ten rounds at the York Hall on Saturday. It was a belter of a fight on a slightly smaller than usual Goodwin bill, partly due to 'Flash' Ashley Sexton not making weight again (more on this later) and 'Big Dog' AJ Carter’s opponent, who reportedly turned up with Evo-Stick holding his mooey in place.