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Daniel Geale to face Darren Barker

Updated: May 20, 2013, 4:01 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Middleweight titlist Daniel Geale, the No. 1 active fighter in Australia, will come stateside to make his fifth defense when he faces England's Darren Barker on Aug. 17.

Geale and Barker will meet in the main event of an HBO "Boxing After Dark" tripleheader at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y., Geale co-promoter Gary Shaw and Barker promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport announced.

"Fighting in the United States for the first time is truly an honor," Geale said. ...

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