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Sergio Martinez to fight Darren Barker

Updated: June 14, 2011, 12:08 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, the 2010 consensus fighter of the year, will make his third title defense against England's Darren Barker on Oct. 1, promoter Lou DiBella told ESPN.com on Monday.

DiBella and Barker promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport had a quick negotiation on Monday for the fight, which DiBella said likely will take place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., Las Vegas or in the Dallas-Forth Worth area of Texas.

DiBella and Hearn exchanged tweets ...

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