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RingTv image Barker vows to “dazzle” Geale

Barker vows to “dazzle” Geale

Middleweight contender Darren Barker had to endure career-threatening injuries as well as a loss to RING champ Sergio Martinez before securing his second shot a title against Daniel Geale this Saturday. The British standout says the adversity has made him stronger, mentally and physically.

RingTv image Q&A: Darren Barker

Q&A: Darren Barker

Darren Barker enters his second title shot a stronger man, mentally and physically. Barker, who has put nagging injuries behind him, carries experience and confidence from his game challenge to Sergio Martinez into his Aug. 17 fight with IBF beltholder Daniel Geale. The British middleweight contender shared his thoughts on the Geale fight, his career and the 160-pound division with RingTV.com.

RingTv image Q&A: Sergio Martinez: “I’m still No. 1”

Q&A: Sergio Martinez: “I’m still No. 1”

RING/WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez had this to say about potential rival Gennady Golovkin: “He’s an excellent fighter, an excellent champion and I’m really looking forward to proving who’s the best 160-pound fighter in the world.”

RingTv image Photo gallery: Murata workout

Photo gallery: Murata workout

Ryota Murata, the latest addition to Top Rank’s stable of Olympic gold medalists and somewhat of a rarity as a Japanese middleweight, works out for the camera a day after signing with the promotional company.