Darren Barker Retires Due to Hip Injury

Darren Barker- Pic by Brendan Montenegro
Photo by Brendan Montenegro/Round By Round Boxing

Sky Sports announced this morning via Twitter that former IBF Middleweight Champion, Darren Barker is retiring due to a hip injury.

Barker won the title back in August of 2013 in an exhilarating bout against Australia’s Daniel Geale only to lose it to Felix Sturm in December.

Barker retires with a 26-2, 16 KO record.

After the announcement by Sky Sports, Barker added the following via Twitter:

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