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Butler bags Bantamweight crown

Paul Butler has been crowned the new IBF Bantamweight World Champion after dethroning Stuey Hall on points in a thrilling all-British title fight on Saturday night.

Fighting at 118lb for just the second time, Butler extended his unbeaten record to 16 fights after prevailing via a split decision 115-113, 117-111, 113-115 at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle.

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