World IBF Bantamweight champion Stuart Hall is discussing his upcoming fight to defend his title.
He won the title after beating Vusi Malinga at Leeds’ First Direct Arena in December.
His first title defence will be against North East opponent Martin Ward in March.
The pair came face-to-face at a press conference earlier.
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