Dennis Hobson is confident Darlington’s Stuart Hall will soon be a two-time world champion.
Hall takes on unbeaten Randy Caballero (pictured) in Monte Carlo this Saturday (October 25) for the vacant IBF world bantamweight championship, in an attempt to reclaim the belt he lost to Paul Butler in June.
Date of birth: 28.02.77
Age you first started boxing? “I was about ten when I first walked into a gym.”
Which amateur club(s) did you box for? “First boxing club was Benfield ABC – tough gym, those were the days!”
What was your amateur record? “I had 50 fights amateur and won 40. I boxed fighters like James Dolan, Chris Burton, Carl Baker, Derek Chisora, Shane Cameron and Stephen Simmons.”
What were your amateur achievements (if any)? “I was Northeast super heavyweight champion twice, and was ranked number eight in Great Britain.”
When did you turn pro? “I turned pro in Feb 2007 with a points win over Dave Ingleby – tough man him!”