Darlington’s Stuart Hall battled his way into the very top of the IBF world rankings, and potential mega-fights, after overcoming the tough challenge of Sergio Perales at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium on May 11. Hall and Perales (pictured – Trevor Price Photography) clashed for the IBF inter-continental bantamweight title, on the undercard of Jamie McDonnell’s world [...]
Sergio ‘Time to Shine’ Perales is expecting a tough assignment when he meets Darlington’s Stuart Hall for the IBF Inter-Continental bantamweight crown at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium on May 11. The pair will go head-to-head on the undercard of Jamie McDonnell’s world title fight with Julio Ceja, and the American world-ranked number five is excited at [...]
Stuart Hall gets a fantastic chance to establish himself on the world scene, when he appears on the undercard of Jamie McDonnell’s world title tilt against Julio Ceja at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium on May 11. In a tough test, Stuart will take on American, Sergio Perales, for the IBF inter-continental bantamweight title and, after a [...]
Dennis Hobson Promotions regret to announce that the forthcoming ‘Nemesis’ show, due to take place at Darlington’s Dolphin Centre on March 9, has been cancelled. The promotion, which was to be headlined by Commonwealth bantamweight champion Stuart Hall, has officially been pulled due to visa problems relating to Stuart’s slated opponent, Ghana’s Isaac Nettey.
If the going gets tough, Darlington’s Stuart Hall knows he will be able to call on the crowd when he makes the first defence of his Commonwealth bantamweight title in his hometown’s Dolphin Centre on March 9. ‘Stuey’ never got out of first gear when he won the belt at the same venue last November [...]
Promoter Dennis Hobson (pictured) is predicting a great atmosphere and a good test for Stuart Hall, when the Darlington man makes the first defence of his Commonwealth bantamweight title at his hometown’s Dolphin Centre on March 9. ‘Stuey’ will face Ghana’s experienced, Isaac Nettey, on the Dennis Hobson Promotions’ show, and the man who has [...]
Readers … lend me your ears. When the North East’s only ever former world boxing champion, Glenn McCrory, says good times are ahead then it’s worth paying heed … he is, after all, a big fella’! McCrory, Sky Sports’ longstanding pundit, is, definitely onto something.
Title winners and losers; careers starting and ending; more shows; local derbies; knockouts and points winners – we’ve seen it all in the North East this year. Here John Hannen catches up with some of the players from the region to find out their highlights from 2012, and their dreams for 2013.
Darlington’s Stuart Hall is the new Commonwealth ruler in the bantamweight division after easily outpointing Barnsley’s Josh ‘The Outlaw’ Wale for the vacant strap in his hometown’s Dolphin Centre on November 16. ‘Stuey’ (8st 6lbs) entered the ring to fireworks, and produced them on the canvas as he outworked and outfought his lacklustre opponent in [...]
Darlington’s Stuart Hall has to win his next fight – it’s a must. On November 16, in his hometown’s Dolphin Centre, ‘Stuey’, 13-2-1 (7), clashes with Barnsley’s Josh Wale for the vacant Commonwealth bantamweight title in an ‘all or nothing’ encounter.
Darlington’s Stuart Hall fell short in his second attempt at the European bantamweight title at the Hand Arena in Somerset on July 7. The former British champion was beaten by Bristol’s Lee Haskins on a unanimous points verdict.
Stuart Hall gets a second crack at the European bantamweight title on Saturday July 7, when he takes on Bristol’s Lee Haskins at the Hand Arena in Somerset. In his previous attempt (3 September 2011), ‘Stuey’ lost his unbeaten record along with his British crown to Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell over 12 hard-fought, close rounds. Now [...]
Michael Hunter (10st 2lbs) proved there’s ‘life in the old dog yet’ after beating Sid Razak (10st 6lbs) in front of a packed house at the Hartlepool Borough Hall on March 25. Returning after over two years out of the ring, the former British and European super-bantamweight champion put in a controlled performance that saw [...]
Setbacks are inevitable, it’s the reaction to them that counts – as Darlington’s Stuart Hall is determined to prove. ‘Stuey’ is now firmly back chasing redemption after losing his unbeaten record, along with his British bantamweight title, last September to current Commonwealth and European king Jamie McDonnell.
A great bill of North East boxing has got even better after the announcement that former British bantamweight champion, Stuart Hall, has been added to the Hartlepool Borough Hall show on March 25. Hall, Darlington’s first ever British champion, is on the comeback trail after losing his title last year to current king Jamie McDonnell, [...]
The Peterlee Leisure Centre played host to a huge bill of boxing, including two British title fights and a packed undercard, on Saturday December 10. Chris Edwards and Ashley Theophane both left a cold North East with their titles intact, while fighters from the region as well as from around the country had a good [...]
Darlington’s Stuart Hall returned to winning ways on Saturday (Dec 10) after outpointing Dai Davies at the Peterlee Leisure Centre. In his first outing since losing his British title to Jamie McDonnell (Sept 3), Stuey shook off the ring rust in his six rounder with the Welshman.
Stuey Hall is back from honeymoon, back in the gym, and back on the title trail. The Darlington bantamweight, who lost his domestic crown to European and Commonwealth king Jamie McDonnell on September 3rd in a fight of the year contender, is determined to put his first career loss behind him and regain his old [...]
After an epic losing battle with Jamie McDonnell at the Doncaster Dome on September 3, Stuey Hall returned home to Darlington minus his British title. Losing his first fight in thirteen contests, the 31 year old was down but certainly not out after the bout vowing to ‘come back stronger’.
Frank Maloney reckons Jamie McDonnell can be his next world champion after watching ‘The Golden Boy’ add Stuart Hall’s British bantamweight title to his Commonwealth and European belts at the Doncaster Dome. McDonnell cemented his No 8 ranking with the WBC with a unanimous points win by scores of 115-113, 116-113 and 116-114 after a [...]