Martinez Stops Barker in 11th Round

Photo: Will Hart

In an outcome most fight fans expected Darren Barker (23-1, 14 KO's) traveled all the way from London to the Atlantic City boardwalk to suffer his first career defeat at the hands of middleweight champ Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO's). Despite earning respect for sticking his neck out against a fighter that no one wants to face, the Brit spent most of the night behind his gloves, clipping Martinez with consistent but unsuccessful jabs and the rare power right – one of which did manage to break Martinez’s nose in the fourth round. (Read More at