[BoxRec News] - Sparring with recent world title challenger Darren Barker has brought the 23 year old on and his potent jab rocked back Osman's head in the opening round. Ryder (11st 9lbs 8oz) started on the attack and skilfully picked lefts, jabs and right hands.
[BoxRec News] - Martinez, who holds the WBC's similarly ludicrous 'Diamond' strap, stopped Darren Barker in the eleventh round in October. "I'm pretty confident the fight will get made," Macklin told BoxRec News. "It's not made but I've spoke with Lou (di Bella
[BoxRec News] - I have been getting the best in sparring from John Ryder and have sparred with Darren Barker so I feel this will give me valuable experience come fight time. I am based in Ipswich but I try and get to Tony's gym at least once a week for sparring in the
[BoxRec News] - Ryder now joins an ever-growing Matchroom camp that includes two-time WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch, unbeaten welterweight star Kell Brook, world middleweight title challenger and former undefeated European champion Darren Barker
“We have an obligation to provide Sky Sports with top quality fighters in top quality fights and I'm delighted that fight fans will get the opportunity to watch the likes of Kell Brook and Darren Barker free to air on Saturday Night ...
[Manchester Evening News] - His task is as daunting as that faced Matthew Hatton, Matthew Macklin and Darren Barker already this year. That trio of Brits saw their world title challenges go up in smoke against Saul Alvarez, Felix Sturm and Sergio Martinez respectively.
[Sportsvibe] - His last fight in October 2011, resulted in a technical knock-out in the 11th round against Britain's Darren Barker. "On that performance, he was lucky he wasn't in the ring with me because I would've knocked him out," Macklin said.
[The Sun] - DARREN BARKER is closing in on a shot at Mexican superstar Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr. The fight would see British middleweight Barker secure a second world title shot in a row after losing his unbeaten record against Argentine pound-for-pound favourite
[ESPN.co.uk] - Meanwhile, Darren Barker is reportedly close to securing a bout against Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr, who holds a version of the WBC middleweight title. Barker battled valiantly against Martinez in his most recent outing before being stopped in the late
[On The Beak] - The Irishman, formerly based in Birmingham, England but now fighting out of New York City, stated that Maravilla's performance against Darren Barker was substandard and if he fought that way against him, then the Argentine would get knocked out.
[Register] - Harvey Smith will continue to manage the reseller unit but Jonathan Naik will take charge of the systems integrator team from sales director Darren Barker, who is set to run the direct sales team only. "At the moment 60 per cent of our business goes
[On The Beak] - A man whom he believes is already ahead of other middleweights in Britain such as former world title challengers Matthew Macklin and Darren Barker, Martin Murray (who challenges Felix Sturm for his WBA championship in December) and fast-rising prospect
[On The Beak] - DiBella is a promoter whom Hearn already has a great working relationship with because of the ease of negotiations when it came to pushing an enthusiastic Darren Barker [Matchroom] into a contest with Martinez [DiBella Ent.], in October.
[NW Evening Mail] - Hawcoat Park A moved off the bottom with a stunning 7-0 win over Askam United A. Scorers were Mark Jackson, 2, Ronnie Hodgson, Joe Armes, Mike Hillman, Kev Hodgson and Darren Barker. Any FPL teams wanting an early kick-off this Saturday so they can
[On The Beak] - Roach, too, said he has no problems pitting Pacquiao into a punch-up with the 160lb king as he does not see the boxing ability in the man who slayed Kelly Pavlik, Paul Williams, Serhiy Dzinziruk and, most recently, Darren Barker.
[On The Beak] the Matchroom stable that also includes fellow 160lb campaigner Darren Barker, undefeated British welterweight Kell Brook and WBC super middleweight world champion Carlo Froch, who competes the Super Six World Boxing Classic final later this year.