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Boxing

EUROPEAN MEDAL: Pat McCormack

North-East boxer secures European silver medal

Back in business: Stuart Hall pictured with the IBF bantamweight belt in December 21, 2013

Stuart Hall returns with a bang and eyes up McDonnell rematch

NEW DAWN: Stuart Hall will return to the ring in Hull on Saturday night

Former world champion Hall starts new chapter of career with Matchroom

BACK IN THE RING: Jeff Saunders

Saunders hoping to extend unbeaten record in Manchester

Team: Hardy with sponsors

The Hitman Hardy eyes up English title

Winner: John Green

Stadium of Light proves perfect stage for title winning Green

BATTLING BACK: Bradley Saunders

Bradley Saunders fancies comeback in September

TRADING BLOWS: Aaron Camsell and Curtis Todd share the ring in their bout at Rainton Meadows Arena

In The Ring: Lambton lions roar at Rainton Meadows Arena

TITLE AMBITION: Bradley Saunders

Saunders continues to eye Commonwealth title

FIGHTING FIT: Members of Lambton Street Amateur Boxing Club

IN THE RING: Lambton Street celebrate their tenth anniversary

GOLDEN BOY: Darlington's Troy Williamson celebrates his Tri-Nations title

North-East boxers star at Tri-Nations

Region's boxers ready to shine in Hartlepool

Region's boxers ready to shine in Hartlepool

Peter can Cope with big night

Just champion: Troy Williamson and his team

Williamson shines for the region in Liverpool

IN THE RING: Busy local boxing programme continues

IN THE RING: Busy local boxing programme continues

WINNER: Jeff Saunders in action Picture: Singe Vert Photography

Saunders shines on impressive debut

Jeff Saunders is excited about appearing on Joshua's Newcastle gig

TYNESIDE BOUND: Anthony Joshua will fight Jason Gavern in Newcastle on Saturday

BOXING: Joshua determined to make his mark on Tyneside

Victorious: Bradley Saunders (black/white shorts) claimed another win

Bradley Saunders forced to withdraw as Anthony Nelson lined up for title shot

ACTION: Daniel Cope v Tom Whitfield at the Rainton Meadows Arena. Picture: Cliff Sainsbury/peepmagazine

Ward brothers reign at Rainton Meadows

Victorious: Bradley Saunders (black/white shorts) claimed another win

Saunders stops Benito in the fifth before turning focus on Newcastle

FRENCH TEST: County Durham's Brad Saunders will take on Stephane Benito at Hull Ice Arena

County Durham boxer returns to the ring to limber up for headline challenge

GALLIC TEST: Brad Saunders will fight Frenchman Stephane Benito when he fights in Hull next month

Saunders to take on French opposition

TOP MAN: Steven Cooper celebrates his success

In The Ring: Darlington fighter maintains unbeaten record

HIGH HOPES: Jeff Saunders, pictured during his days in the amateur ranks

County Durham boxer determined to step out of his brother's shadow

Froch stands down to give De Gale his big chance

In the Ring: Tyne-Tees tussle for Northern Area crown

IN THE RING: County Durham fighter Brad Saunders will return to the ring in Hull in March

Saunders will return to the ring in March

Brothers in arms: Bradley and Jeff Saunders

In The Ring: Jeff joins Bradley in the pro game and gets ready to rumble

IN THE RING: New Year should be a cracker on the North-East fight scene

IN THE RING: New Year should be a cracker on the North-East fight scene

NEW SIGNING: Bradley Saunders during the press conference at St James’ Park in Newcastle. Picture: DAVID WOOD

Saunders sets his sights on big belt

Focused: Bradley Saunders, right, alongside Eddie Hearn

In the ring: Bradley Saunders excited about the big next step

In The Ring: Mixed fortunes for regional trio in the Steel City

Pro scene: Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora fought on the professional stage recently but North-East boxing is focused on the amateur ranks this month

In the Ring: Amateur scene takes centre stage

REMATCH: Stuart Hall is hoping to take on Jamie McDonnell in a rematch of their 2011 contest, which ended in a defeat for the Darlington fighter

Darlington fighter Hall eyes McDonnell rematch as he predicts a successful 2015

In The Ring: Wearside takes the plaudits on a weekend of pro boxing

In The Ring: Wearside takes the plaudits on a weekend of pro boxing

In The Ring: Jeffries already eyeing 2015 title fights

In The Ring: Jeffries already eyeing 2015 title fights

Battle: Bradley Saunders had too much for Ivans Levickis in the end. Picture: Lawrence Lustig

Bradley Saunders' satisfied after claiming points win

Knock down: Bradley Saunders (left) stopped Mitch Prince in the first round during Saunders' light welterweight outing in March.

Bradley Saunders desperate for the big time ahead of Matchroom debut

NEW SIGNING: Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn with new signing Bradley Saunders during the press conference at St James' Park in Newcastle. Picture: DAVID WOOD (12590110)

Tuesday Topic: A St James' Park transfer which could lead to world domination

IN THE RING: Hepper looking to put troubled times behind him

In The Ring: Hepper looking to put troubled times behind him

IN THE RING: Changing of the County Durham guard

IN THE RING: Changing of the County Durham guard

England's Savannah Marshall with her gold medal on the podium after victory in the Women's Middleweigh (69-75kg) Final at the SSE Hydro, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 2, 2014.

Marshall confident ahead of Korea

TOE-TO-TOE: Stuart Hall and Randy Caballero trade blows during Saturday's world-title fight

Hall gives his all but Caballero walks away with the world title

DEBRIEF: Stuart Hall talks with his promoter, Dennis Hobson, after Saturday's world-title defeat to Randy Caballero

Hall pledges to fight on despite Monte Carlo disappointment

IN THE RING: Rivalries set to open up new pro fight season

IN THE RING: Rivalries set to open up new pro fight season

PUNCHING CLEVER: Stuart Hall takes on Randy Caballero in Monte Carlo

Five things we learned from Stuart Hall's world-title defeat

TOUGH NIGHT: Stuart Hall talks with his promoter, Dennis Hobson, as he awaits the judges' decision in Monte Carlo

Hall's world title hopes shattered by Monte Carlo defeat

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EYES ON THE PRIZE: Stuart Hall is hoping to regain the IBF World Bantamweight title

Live LIVE BLOG: Stuart Hall vs Randy Caballero

SAME AGAIN? Stuart Hall after  beating Vusi Malinga and receiving the IBF belt last year at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. Tonight he fights for the same belt in Monte Carlo

Stuart Hall: From wastrel to world champion

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