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.

Brian Rose

Blackpool light middleweight Brian Rose will challenge Demetrius Andrade for the WBO Light Middleweight title on June 14 in America, live on Sky Sports.

Former European Lightweight champion Jason Cook, unbeaten 20 year old John Coyle, Berkshire’s Marc Douglas and Peckham’s unbeaten 'Pexican' Johnny Garton are the final four names taking part in April 5th’s Prizefighter Welterweights 4 at the York Hall.

Frank Buglioni

Unbeaten super middleweight Frank Buglioni (12-0) will defend of his WBO European super middleweight title Belarusian Sergey Khomitsky (28-10-2) on Saturday 12th April at the Copper Box Arena, London.

Also in action on ‘The Power Of London’ show will be Romford’s Commonwealth cruiserweight champion Tony Conquest, Penge welter Bradley Skeete, Erith’s Lewis Pettitt and Mitchell Smith, who challenges Hartlepool’s Peter Cope (9-0) for the English super featherweight title.

Matty Askin

Blackpool cruiser Matty Askin (16-2) has been sparring Tony Bomber Bellew in preparation for his English title defence against Crayford's Menay Edwards (12-2) on March 29, and hopes to put on a masterclass at the Blackpool Winter Gardens.

Dave Coldwell returns to Ice, Sheffield on May 9th with ‘Unleashed’, and the promoter says he's been working long hours to ensure that his latest effort surpasses that of ‘Pride of Yorkshire’, which featured a cluster of regional derbies.

Kerry Hope

Three weeks prior to a meeting with Chris Eubank Jnr in London, Merthyr Tydfil’s former European light middleweight champion Kerry Hope will be looking to add his picture to the local boxing hall of fame along with the likes of Howard Winstone, Jimmy Wilde and Johnny Owen when he takes on Cardiff’s Frankie Borg at the Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre for the Welsh area middleweight strap.

Peter McDonagh

Galway’s ‘Cinderella Man’ Peter McDonagh (22-28-1) became a two weight Irish champion on Saturday after outpointing Buncrana’s John Hutchinson (5-1-2) over ten rounds for the light middleweight strap at the Rivermead Centre, Reading. Now aged 35, former Southern Area title holder McDonagh has been enjoying his longest winning streak since 2008.

Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora will square off for the vacant British heavyweight title on July 26 at the Phones 4 U Arena, Manchester. The winner will become mandatory challenger to Wladimir Klitschko for his WBO heavyweight title.

Kell Brook v Alvaro Robles

Martin Supple at Ringside:With the withdrawal of three Smith brothers due to appear on the Echo Arena bill from Liverpool, it was a puncture repair job needed to fill an evening's worth of live Sky Sports television. Thankfully Tony Bellew's cruiserweight debut provided some entertainment sadly absent from the rest of the six hour-plus show.

Kelvin Young

Reigning IBO super-middle inter-continental strap-holder Kelvin ‘Young Gun’ Young ticked over as he took every session against Czech Republic import Tomas Kugler over eight, topping a KM promotions Friday night card at the Oasis Leisure Centre. Young (12st 7lbs), a former amateur at the town’s Penhill club, looked sharp over the first half of the contest in scoring with left hooks to the body and head.

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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.