Snips 'n' Snipes

About The Author

eric portraitEric Armit, who is a Director of the CBC and its former Chairman, is renowned worldwide as an authority on boxers records and also as a satirical and cynical observer.

Eric Armit writes in his capacity as a boxing journalist and not as a director of the CBC. His views and comments are his own and have not been the subject of prior discussion or consideration by his fellow directors, nor form official CBC policy.

19 November 2013

I have never known such a bad period for boxing. Starting with the death of Mexican Francisco Leal after his fight with Raul Hirales on October 19 we have then had on November 2 Herman “Tyson” Marquez stretchered out of the ring after his fight with Giovani Segura, but thankfully recovering, and on  the same night Magomed Abdusalamov in a induced coma after brain surgery following his fight with Mike Perez.

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