WATCH The Opening Bell – The end of Manny Pacquiao, the return of Mayweather and much more
Former world champion Darren Barker speaks to John Dennen about Manny Pacquiao, when a fighter knows to call it a day and rounds up the boxing world this month
by John Dennen
John Dennen has been writing for <em>Boxing News</em> since 2010. After a brief stint as an unsuccessful amateur boxer he began working at the magazine as an editorial assistant, when he was shortlisted for the Sports Journalists’ Association’s prestigious Young Sportswriter of the Year award. He is now the <em>Boxing News</em> online editor and this year was recognised in the Boxing Writers Association of America awards. He’s interviewed some of the biggest names in the sport and has covered major events across Las Vegas, New York, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Korea and Macau as well as the last two editions of the Olympic Games. His book covering the rise of Anthony Joshua is published by Yellow Jersey Press.