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...This weeks 10 Rounds with Repton BC with Darren Barker
Darren Barker come from a 'Fighting Family' and is a typical 'Home Grown' Repton Warrior. He came to the club when he was 14 from Finchley and learned his craft in the Repton 'SweatShop' picking up some great wins along the way. His finest hour as an amateur was winning a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games. On the Eve of his Fight at Wembley this Sat 9th March against Italian Champion Simone Rotolo for the IBF intercontinental Middleweight Crown, We recently caught up with Darren and had a quick '10 rounds'...
1.WHO IS BEST BOXER OF ALL TIME
Sugar Ray Robinson
- BEST FIGHT YOU HAVE SEEN
MarcoAantonio Barrera v Erik Morales 1
3.WHO DO U RECKON IS THE BEST FIGHTER AROUND TODAY
- HOW MANY FIGHTS HAVE YOU HAD
About 80 odd amateur and 25 pro
5.WHERE WAS YOUR BEST FIGHT
2002 commonwealth games final winning gold in manchester
- WHO WAS YOUR TOUGHEST OPPONENT
- WHY DID YOU TAKE UP BOXING
My Dad boxed for repton so I followed in his foot steps
- WHAT HAS BOXING TAUGHT YOU
Respect, Discipline, Controlled aggression and not to give up on my dreams
- WHY DO YOU LIKE BOXING
Because its a gentlemen’s sport and a noble art that has stood the test of time
10. IF YOU DIDNT BOX WHAT OTHER SPORT WOULD YOU DO?
...Nice one Darren !