Originally written on BadCulture  |  Last updated 3/17/15

HAMBURG, GERMANY - MARCH 11: Felix Sturm of Germany wins after 12 rounds the WBA Middleweight World Championship fight between Felix Sturm of Germany and Maselino Masoe of New Zealand at the Color Line Arena on March 11, 2006 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
STUTTGART, GERMANY - It only took two rounds for Sturm to unleash shades of brilliance past and devastate Darren Barker  in his first title defense to win the IBF middleweight belt at the Porsche Arena in Germany. Barker attempted to bring the fight early Sturm early throwing combinations upstairs that largely missed and left hooks to the body while Sturm eased inside by working behind an efficient jab. As the roundcontinued, Sturm assumed the role of the aggressor by charging forward and pinning Barker against the ropes. Stepping up his offensive in the second, Sturm sent Barker to the canvas for the first time with a short right hook with under two minutes remaining in...
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