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.

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.

Martin Gethin

Walsall's British lightweight champion Martin Gethin (24-4-1) takes on Liverpool's Derry Mathews (34-9-2) at the Liverpool Olympia May 10 for the vacant WBA Intercontinental title, subject to approval. Gethin's British title will not be on the line.

Anthony Joshua MBE

Anthony Joshua has been confirmed for the undercard of Carl Froch’s WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight title rematch with George Groves at Wembley Stadium on May 31st.

Islington southpaw John Ryder moved closer to another crack at the British middleweight title with a ninth round stoppage of Sheffield's Jez Wilson at the York Hall.

Jurgen Braehmer and Enzo Maccarinelli

Enzo Maccarinelli’s WBA world light-heavyweight title tilt against Juergen Braehmer last night in Rostock Germany was called off by the Welshman’s trainer Gary Lockett in the corner between the fifth and sixth sessions due to massive eye and facial damage.

Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton moved one step closer to a crack at the WBC world title following a comprehensive second-round knockout of Hugo Cazares. The Odyssey Arena was once again packed to capacity and the volume turned up to maximum as Carl and his veteran opponent did battle for the right to face Leo Santa Cruz.

The weigh in for tonight's Prizefighter Welterweights IV took place yesterday, with quarter final one featuring Stoke Newington's Eric Ochieng (10st 8lbs 3oz) versus Belfast's Paddy Gallagher (10st 7lbs 7oz).

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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.