Stuart Hall said there will be no excuses at his fight for the vacant IBF bantamweight title in Leeds. He said training went well and he is ready to take on Vusi Malinga.
Hall spoke to ITV Yorkshire's Sports Correspondent John Shires about his preparation.
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