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Paul Butler vs Stuart Hall report
Who won Butler vs Hall?
Paul Butler beat Stuart Hall by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th September 2017 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Paul Butler.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Butler vs Hall stats
Paul Butler stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Stuart Hall made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws.
Paul Butler was the younger man by 9 years, at 34 years old.
Hall had a height advantage of 2 inches over Butler.
Both Paul Butler & Stuart Hall fought out of an orthodox stance.
Butler was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 7 months later than Hall, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 265 to Hall's 244.
Paul Butler went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 9 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF at bantamweight.
Stuart Hall was ranked number 14 by the WBA and 7 by the IBF in the 118lb division.
Butler vs Hall form
Paul Butler had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Sebastian Sanchez on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Silvio Olteanu on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had won against Hector Rolando Gusman on 3rd October 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at Civic Hall, Wolverhampton.
Before that, he had beat Gustavo Molina on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Velodrome, Manchester.
He had been beaten by Zolani Tete on 6th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Stuart Hall had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Lee Haskins on 10th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rodrigo Guerrero on 16th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had won against Elvis Guillen on 21st November 2015 by points in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had defeated Arnoldo Solano on 5th September 2015 by points in the 6th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
He had beat Edwin Tellez on 1st August 2015 by points in the 6th round at Craven Park Stadium, Hull.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Stuart Hall had been fighting more than Paul Butler.
Going to this contest, Paul Butler had last fought 7 years, 2 months and 16 days ago, while Stuart Hall's last outing had been 6 years, 8 months and 18 days ago.
Butler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Hall's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Butler vs Hall start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Butler vs Hall?
Butler vs Hall was broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK.
What were the odds on Butler vs Hall?
Paul Butler was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Stuart Hall made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+140) with oddsmakers.
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