Stuart Hall fights for bantamweight world title

It could be an historic weekend for North East boxing, if Stuart Hall becomes only the second world champion from this region. He fights Vusi Malinga for the IBF bantamweight title in Leeds this weekend.

Our Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke spoke to the first North East world champion, Glenn McCrory, about Hall's chances.

*See the full interview with Glenn McCrory here. *


Region celebrating historic boxing win

The region is celebrating its first World Boxing Champion in a generation. Darlington's Stuart Hall thrashed South Africa's Vusi Malinga, claiming the IBF Bantamweight title in Leeds last night.