DARREN BARKER RUMORS

Darren Barker is not Hip!

Darren Barker was starting to be placed in the minds of boxing fans worldwide. Known for losing to Sergio Martinez and more recently taking a title for Daniel Geale. He than faced the man all non U.S. title holders seem to face, Felix Sturm. That’s when we found out Darren Barker is not “hip” for […]
Via MyBoxing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Barker officially announces retirement

‘Dazzling’ Darren Barker has announced his retirement from boxing. The popular Londoner topped the World in 2013 when he climbed off the canvas to rip the IBF belt from Daniel Geale in Atlantic City. Barker’s glorious night crowned his professional achievements adding the top honor to British, European and Commonwealth titles and his Commonwealth Games triumph in 2002. Barker...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Barker has announced his retirement from boxing

The popular Londoner topped the World in 2013 when he climbed off the canvas to rip the IBF belt from Daniel Geale in Atlantic City. Barker’s glorious night crowned his professional achievements adding the top honour to British, European and Commonwealth titles and his Commonwealth Games triumph in 2002.Barker defended his title against Felix Sturm in Stuttgart in December, but...
Via Ringnews24
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rankings updates: James Kirkland’s big return, Erislandy Lara’s dominant win, Darren Barker’s demise & more

Last weekend there were 7 major fights on U.S. television, another four the night before on Shobox, and more than a few big shake-ups overseas. Now, it's time to go back to the top 10 divisional rankings and make some updates. Take a look and see who did what, and went where. Check out the... Updated top 10 junior middleweight division rankings Updated top 10 middleweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Sturm Pulvarizes Barker To Win IBF Belt

STUTTGART, GERMANY - It only took two rounds for Sturm to unleash shades of brilliance past and devastate Darren Barker  in his first title defense to win the IBF middleweight belt at the Porsche Arena in Germany. Barker attempted to bring the fight early Sturm early throwing combinations upstairs that largely missed and left hooks to the body while Sturm eased inside by working...
Via BadCulture
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Barker by TKO in 2nd for IBF middleweight belt

Felix Sturm defeated defending champion Darren Barker with a second round TKO to take the Briton's IBF middleweight title on Saturday. Former WBA champion Sturm twice knocked Barker to the canvas and looked set to finish him off when the towel was thrown in. Referee Mark Nelson called it off 2 minutes, 9 seconds into the round. ''I hit him well with my swings,'...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Barker by TKO in 2nd for IBF belt

Felix Sturm defeated defending champion Darren Barker with a second round TKO to take the Briton's IBF middleweight title on Saturday. Former WBA champion Sturm twice knocked Barker to the canvas and looked set to finish him off when the towel was thrown in. Referee Mark Nelson called it off 2 minutes, 9 seconds into the round. Sturm, a German of Bosnian descent, claimed his...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Barker vs. Sturm weigh-in results: Darren Barker says he is as hungry as ever

Darren Barker has vowed to shine in his IBF World Middleweight title defense against Felix Sturm at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart. The Londoner faces his first World title defense against the German hero, who is attempting to become the first four-time German boxing champion – but Barker said that won’t be happening tomorrow night. Barker vs. Sturm Weigh-in Results: Darren...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Barker wins IBF middleweight title

British middleweight Darren Barker won the IBF championship Saturday night with a split decision over defending champ Daniel Geale of Australia. Barker (26-1) received winning scores of 116-111 from judge Barbara Perez and 114-113 from Carlos Ortiz. Judge Alan Rubenstein scored it 114-113 for Geale (29-1). Barker leaped in jubilation when the scores were read at Revel Casino-Hotel...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Darren Barker Guarantees Victory Over Daniel Gaele at HBO Boxing After Dark

Daniel Gaele and Darren Barker have traveled almost the same path in the boxing world. Paths that will cross for the first time on Saturday, August 17th. HBO Boxing After Dark’s main event features these two championship caliber boxers. For Barker this will be his second shot at winning a belt, his first ended on the wrong side of a stoppage at the hands of world class middleweight...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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