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Sergio Martinez wins by knockout

Updated: October 2, 2011, 1:32 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Argentina's Sergio Martinez retained the WBC Diamond middleweight title, stopping Englishman Darren Barker in the 11th round Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall.

Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KOs) landed a straight right that put Barker (23-1, 14 KOs) on the canvas.

Barker tried to get up after a few seconds, but was still on the ground when referee Eddie Cotton completed his 10-count at 1:29 of the round.

"I can't remember the punch," Barker said. "My legs ...

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