Welcome to this week’s edition of “The Barbershop,” a column designed to give you a forum to speak your mind about our question(s) of the week or any boxing-related issue that you would like to comment on. We welcome and appreciate your participation, so take a minute, scroll down and leave your comment below.
Now on to today’s question:
Up this week is Sergio Martinez against Darren Barker for the WBC “Diamond” middleweight championship (whatever THAT means).
Martinez is 47-2-2 (26), his two losses coming at the hands of Antonio Margarito (which many now would consider suspect) and Paul Williams, the latter Martinez later avenged.
Barker is undefeated at 23-0 (14) but no elite fighters appear on his résumé.
You pay the bills, fans, so who do you like in this one and why?
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