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Video: Butler vs Hall Press Conference

Former cruiserweight world champion Glenn McCrory is predicting a tremendous battle when IBF world bantamweight champion Stuart Hall puts his belt on the line against Ellesmere Port’s Paul Butler.

The pair battle at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on June 7 in what has become a British grudge-match, with the Merseysider goading Darlington’s Hall ahead of the bout.

County Durham’s McCrory, the North East’s first ever world champion, believes that Butler is an immensely talented fighter but that this opportunity has come too early for the 25-year-old prodigy.

“I think it’s a good fight,” explained Glenn, who won the IBF cruiserweight belt in 1989. Continue reading

Stuey Hall Interview

Reigning IBF bantamweight king Stuey Hall believes the time has come for those within the industry to pay him his props.

The 34 year old from Darlington is presently in the richest vein of form of his six year, 20 fight pro career and enters Saturday’s civil war with Ellesmere Port’s Paul Butler as the naturally bigger, more seasoned fighter. Yet despite profiting from home court at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, Stuey knows he’ll enter the ring as a sizeable underdog with the bookies and a rank outsider with most of the media. Continue reading

Stuart Hall is promising Paul Butler he will be in the shape of his life

Stuart Hall is promising Paul Butler he will be in the shape of his life when the pair clash at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on June 7.

Hall puts his IBF world bantamweight title on the line when he makes the second defence of his belt against Ellesmere Port’s Butler, and the 34-year-old says training couldn’t be going better. Continue reading

Hobson Promising Newcastle A ‘Fight Of The Year’

Promoter Dennis Hobson is promising Newcastle the sporting event of the summer when Stuart Hall returns to the city’s Metro Radio Arena on June 7 to defend his IBF world bantamweight title.

In March, Hall made a successful maiden defence of his crown at the Arena after County Durham’s Martin Ward was pulled out of their contest in the second round due to a severe gash. Continue reading