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Barker: I Should've Thrown More With Sergio Martinez

Darren Barker may have seen his world-title dream shattered - but remained unbowed and relishing another crack at the big time. The Barnet middleweight was stopped in the eleventh round by world numbe...Read More

Team Sergio Martinez on Pacquiao-Bradley, Cotto, More

While the recognized best middleweight in the world, Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez, continued his winning ways this past Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, his recent victory has bro...Read More

Barker Still Devastated, Hearn Promises Another Shot

Darren Barker has thanked fight fans for the ‘overwhelming response’ after his fantastic performance in his fight with middleweight king Sergio Martinez in Atlantic City on Saturday night. ...Read More

Barker's Corner Man: Sergio Martinez Showed His Age

As a corner man for Darren Barker on Saturday night, Joey Gamache, the former lightweight champion, got a good look at Sergio Martinez. Gamache was busy in Atlantic City, helping four different boxers...Read More

Sergio Martinez Stalls Darren Barker's Brave Stand

By Jake Donovan - Maybe now, some of the best fighters in and around the middleweight division will be more willing to step to Sergio Martinez. In the very definition of “win today, look good the ...Read More

CompuBox Stats: Sergio Martinez Powers Past Barker

WBC middleweight Diamond champion Sergio Martinez, fighting with a probable broken nose, closed the show by outlanding British boxer Darren Barker 33-9 in power shots over the last two rounds. Barker...Read More

Video: Sergio Martinez-Darren Barker Post Fight Presser

Bill Emes catches the post-fight press conference to the middleweight clash between WBC Diamond champion Sergio Martinez and undefeated Darren Barker. ...Read More

Sergio Martinez Praises Barker, While Macklin Looms

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. - It was not the quick blowout victory that has come to typify bouts featuring unknown European challengers on HBO - it was a "bloody" good middleweight championsh...Read More

Matthew Macklin on Sturm-Murray, Martinez-Barker

Matthew Macklin’s stock rose in June after a contentious decision defeat to WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm over in Germany. ‘Mack The Knife’ got stuck into the titlist early, harrying Sturm in...Read More

CompuBox Historical Stats Review - Martinez vs Barker

CompuBox takes a historical look at the last five fights for Sergio Martinez and Darren Barker, who clash later tonight in a middleweight bout at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Barker is the bus...Read More

Bully-Busting Barker Loves Underdog Role With Martinez

Earlier this year, a British High Court judge commended Darren Barker, calling the unbeaten middleweight contender "a brave man who acted when many others would not have done." No, he wasn't referring...Read More

Barker: My Speed, Elusive Style Will Upset Martinez

Darren Barker feels he's been "massively" written off in America ahead of his showdown with Sergio Martinez on Saturday night but insists he'll thrive in the role of the underdog. ...Read More

CompuBox Pre-Fight Review: Martinez vs. Barker

If one listens to the oddsmakers, (Martinez is a 20-1 favorite) Saturday's Sergio Martinez-Darren Barker match will be a perfunctory exercise that will end inside 10 rounds. But boxing has always been...Read More

Darren Barker: Winning The Only Option in Atlantic City

By Thomas Gerbasi - The question may have caught Darren Barker by surprise, but with the deft reflexes of the unbeaten middleweight contender that he is, the affable Brit parried with style when asked...Read More

Hearn: Barker is Not Washed-Up Pavlik, Small Williams

NEW YORK — Darren Barker’s promoter doesn’t just think his fighter has a legitimate chance to upset Sergio Martinez on Saturday night in Atlantic City. ...Read More

Arum: DiBella Not Marketing Sergio Martinez Correctly

Common sense would dictate that a world title bout held in the neutral zone of Atlantic City between a formidable champion from Argentina and a little-known challenger from the UK is not going to caus...Read More

Video: Darren Barker Confident of Taking Martinez's Belt

Ryan Songalia catches up with undefeated British champion Darren Barker to discuss his upcoming fight with WBC Diamond champion Sergio Martinez....Read More

Andy Lee Believes Barker Will Make Things Interesting

NEW YORK — Andy Lee is well aware that Sergio Martinez is extremely talented. The Irish middleweight contender also knows Darren Barker is a huge underdog entering a fight many fans and members of ...Read More

Video: Eddie Hearn Expects a Shocker By Darren Barker

Ryan Songalia catches up with promoter Eddie Hearn to discuss the upcoming fight between Darren Barker and WBC Diamond champion Sergio Martinez....Read More

Sergio Martinez Talks Mayweather, Barker, Pacquiao

"Looking for the best. Without dreams, would not have achieved anything. There is no chance in my career and my life. Everything is the product of sacrifice and work. " Words that come again and agai...Read More