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Stuart Hall to defend IBF Bantamweight title in Newcastle

Darlington boxer Stuart Hall will defend his IBF Bantamweight world title in Newcastle on Saturday night.

The 34-year-old is facing Ellesmere Port's Paul Butler, 25, the in 'top-of-the-bill' match at the Metro Radio Arena.

Both Hall and Butler were at the MetroCentre in Gateshead this afternoon for the weigh-in ahead of the big fight. Here's how they measure up:

The Champion: Stuart Hall

  • Date of birth: 24th February 1980 (age 34)
  • Hometown: Darlington, County Durham
  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 8st 6lbs
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Record: 16-2-2 (7)
  • Alias: 'Stuey'

The Challenger: Paul Butler

  • Date of birth: 11th November 1988 (age 25)
  • Hometown: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
  • Weight: 8st 5 3/4lbs
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Record: 15-0-0 (8)
  • Alias: 'Baby Faced Assassin'