Melton professional heavyweight boxer Paul Butlin returns to Germany for Franz Rill test

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Professional heavyweight boxer Paul Butlin is returning to Germany for his next bout tomorrow.

The Melton man meets Canadian-born German Franz Rill over four rounds in Stuttgart on the same bill as David Price’s European heavyweight title fight.

Rill is seen as a promising prospect with nine wins in his fledgling career, six by knockout.

It will be Butlin’s third fight in Germany in a career which as taken him to Italy, Switzerland, Finland and Poland.

The evening will be screened live by Box Nation.

Butlin said: “My latest fight in England fell through and I kept getting offered fights abroad so I thought ‘why not’?

“He is meant to be an up-and-coming star, but we will see what he is all about.

“I have seen videos of him and wasn’t that impressed, but we will soon see!”