Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Darren Barker Hopes To Get a Piece of Daniel Geale

Plans for Darren Barker remain fluid as promoter Eddie Hearn chases a big fight for the Barnet middleweight.

Barker has put an injury nightmare behind him to win his last two fights via fourth round stoppage, and currently holds the IBF inter-continental belt.

However, world title fights are on the 30-year-old's horizon if Hearn can get the deal done.

"We are still speaking to Top Rank regarding Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Barker and Brian Vera are on the shortlist although I expect Martin Murray to have popped into the equation," he told Sky Sports.

"We spoke to Gary Shaw about the possibility of Darren fighting (IBF champion) Daniel Geale, in which they're interested and going to come back to us about the possibility of that happening this year.

"Darren's ready to go and we can keep him ticking over in Hull (July 13) or on the Haye show (June 29). But Darren has to have a big fight very soon and I'm working hard to deliver that.

"He's put himself back in the picture and people are talking about him again -it's a good time for Darren. If I can't secure him a world title fight abroad he'll be fighting in London in September in a major fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 05-06-2013

Very good match-up. :boxing:

Comment by Reloaded on 05-05-2013

Interesting fight this hope it gets made .

Comment by chiguy91 on 05-05-2013

yes, this is the fight to make. golovkin has macklin, chavez has vera (most likely), and i don't see gbp and quillin looking their way. murray is just coming off the martinez fight, so geale is the best opponent barker…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines 'SuperFly' Concept to Continue, SuperFly 3 is Likely For The Fall Luis Ortiz Has Been Tested Seven Times for PEDs by VADA, NYSAC Patrick Teixeira vs. Davi Eliasquevici in April for WBO Latino Belt Granat To Train at Kronk With Banks, Tony Yoka Back on April 7 Hearn: If Joshua, Miller Win, They'll Fight in August at Barclays Katie Taylor Vows To Steal The Show at Barclays Center Photos: Callum Smith, Nieky Holzken - Go Face To Face at Workouts Andy Lee Announces His Retirement From Boxing Saunders: Eubank Jr. is Never, Ever Going To Be a World Beater! Wilder: I've Been Calling Out Anthony Joshua For Almost 2 Years! Bradley Skeete vs. Kerman Lejarraga For EBU Belt on March 24 Frederik Hede Jensen Set For Next Fight on March 10 Mikhalkin: It Was Inevitable For Me and Sergey Kovalev To Fight Duva Expects Good Crowd on Night of Competing Cards in NY Alexander Manager: After Robbery - We Want Danny Garcia Next! Rios Hopes 'I Don’t Get Back Down to F***ing Gutter' After Loss Abel Sanchez: Golovkin Turned 'Runner' Canelo into Mayweather! Lucas Browne: I Want a Good, Bloody Fight Against Whyte! Moses Not Happy With Scores, Wants Rematch With Ray Beltran Holzken Warns Callum Smith: Be Ready, I'm Coming To Beat You! Wilder To Luis Ortiz: I'm Gonna Beat Your Ass, You're Going Down! Mikael Zewski Drops, Decisions Jose de Jesus Macias Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken in Play For WBSS Clash Callum Smith To Fight New Opponent, Braehmer Withdraws Thurman: Shawn Porter, Danny Garcia Are Real Salty Right Now! Luis Nery Leaves For Japan, Vows To Knock Yamanaka Out Promoter: Superfly encore will pick up where 'Chocolatito' left off Arum: Pacquiao-Matthysse Can Happen Later, But Not in April Mariana Juarez Continues Run, Retains WBC Belt in Mexico City Chocolatito's Manager Firm on May Return, Rules Out Nietes Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz - The Ball is Already Rolling Linares: I'm Confident That I Can Beat Lomachenko! Juan Francisco Estrada Will Aim To Knock Sor Rungvisai Out Arum: I Really Think Joshua's Chin is Suspect, Parker Could KO Him Ricardo Mayorga Hits Texas To Begin Camp For April Return Kell Brook Admits He Hit 'Rock Bottom' After Spence, GGG Losses Eubank Sr. To Eubank Jr. - The Decision Was The Right Decision Imre Szello Got Revenge on Denis Grachev in Hungary George Groves: Eubank Jr. Should Try Something Else, or Perform WBC Welterweight Tournament - Eight Fighters Announced
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement