Stuart Hall: "You've got to be willing to die... to win a world title"

Stuart Hall has spoken to ITV News Tyne Tees after winning the IBF world bantamweight title.

The Darlington boxer is the first person from the North East to win a world title since Glenn McCrory's triumph in 1989.

"It's starting to sink in today", he said. "You've got to be willing to die in there to win a world title", he added.

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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.