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Boxing

Stuart Hall is hoping to fight Lee Haskins in an attempt to reclaim the IBF World Bantamweight title

Stuart Hall challenges Lee Haskins to a world-title showdown

Back in business: Martin Ward, right, is aiming for a British title 19 months after his shot at a world belt against Stuart Hall was shattered at the Metro Radio Arena

'I'm going to win this' - County Durham's Martin Ward ready for a British title charge in the North-East

AFRICAN QUEST: Jeff Saunders

County Durham fighter heads to South Africa

WINNER: Jeff Saunders in action Picture: Singe Vert Photography (42278478)

Saunders ready to step back in the ring looking to step things up

ILLEGAL APPROACH: Brad Saunders was disqualified for this head-butt on Renald Garrido

Saunders battling to save his boxing career

LAST ACTION: Bradley Saunders in action against Stephane Benito at the Ice Arena in Hull in March

Saunders set for surgery after controversial return to ring

LAST ACTION: Bradley Saunders in action against Stephane Benito at the Ice Arena in Hull on March 7

Sedgefield's Saunders ready to go the distance with Renald Garrido in Liverpool

Hopes: O'Neill

O'Neil sets his sights ahead of a Summer Showdown

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

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