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Andre Berto Arrives in San Antonio for Welterweight Showdown with Jesus Soto Karass

(SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS) - Welterweight Andre Berto (Winter Haven, Fla.) arrived in San Antonio this afternoon for his July 27th match-up with Jesus Soto Karass at the AT&T Center. Berto and his team broke training camp on Monday following seven weeks of preparation in the Bay Area. The former two-time World Champion is stepping into the ring for the first time with a new coach in his corner, 2011 Trainer [...]

Berto faces Soto Karass; Thurman battles Chaves this Saturday on Showtime

This Saturday night on Showtime, undefeated welterweight Keith “One Time” Thurman (20-0, 18 KO’s) faces off against unbeaten Argentinian Diego Chaves (22-0, 18 KO’s) and former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto 28-2, 22 KO’s) takes on Jesus Soto Karass (27-8-3, 17 KO’s) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Both fights are scheduled for 12 rounds and both have titles on [...]

Andre Berto vs Soto Karass: Interview Transcript

Kelly Swanson Thank you, everybody, for joining us in this sizzling week of summer, but I'm so excited to actually be doing a conference call again, and we have a great fight to talk about. I think it's really the big first, big, big fight of the summer, and I'm looking forward to watching it. So, we have both fighters, Andre Berto and Jesus Soto Karass joining us, and to make those introductions [...]

Berto to drop shoulder roll defense for Soto Karass fight

Former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-2, 22 KO’s) says he’ll be going back to the basics in his fight against Jesus Soto Karass (27-8-3, 17 KO’s) this month in their fight on July 27th at the AT&T Center, in San Antonio, Texas, USA. In going back to the basics, Berto will be getting rid of the shoulder roll defense that he experimented with in his last fight against Robert “The [...]

Berto, Soto-Karass, Figueroa Jr., & Thurman quotes

ANDRE BERTO, Former Two-Time Welterweight World Champion "I'm looking forward to this challenge on July 27. As you can see, it's an exciting undercard with my man Keith Thurman and my man Omar Figueroa. "I've been through some ups and downs. I feel that I have made some of the right changes that I needed to get focused. "I have a new team and I'm dedicated to win another world [...]

Victor Ortiz Vs. Andre Berto & Daniel Ponce De Leon on Fox Deportes tonight

LOS ANGELES, March 9 - FOX Deportes Classics to re-broadcast classic fights featuring Victor Ortiz and Daniel Ponce de Leon on Saturday, March 9. On Saturday, March 9 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT one of 2011's most exciting battles will be revisited, with former World Champion Victor Ortiz's challenge of Andre Berto for the WBC Welterweight World Title. Next up at 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT, [...]

Andre Berto Splits with Long-time Trainer Tony Morgan

(LOS ANGELES, CALIF.) - Former two-time World Champion Andre Berto (Winter Haven, Fla.) has chosen to part ways with his long-time trainer Tony Morgan, ending a nearly 20-year partnership that resulted in two world titles and a berth on the 2004 Haitian Olympic Team. The 29-year-old Berto has worked with Morgan since his time as a young amateur in central Floria, but has made the very difficult decision [...]

Guerrero-Berto picked 2012 “Fight of the Year” by World Boxing Council; Gonzales vs. Mouton

January 3, 2013 - The WBC board of governors have voted Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero vs. Andre Berto as their 2012 "Fight of the Year". Guerrero, a four-division and six-time world champion, and former two-time world champion Berto, engaged in an all out slugfest for twelve rounds. Berto survived knockdowns by Guerrero in rounds one and two, and showed tremendous heart fighting tough to the final [...]

Should Robert Guerrero get Fighter of the Year for beating Berto and Aydin?

By Bill Phanco: WBC interim welterweight champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO's) is being considered for Fighter of the Year honors for his 12 round decision wins over previously unbeaten #1 WBC Selcuk Aydin, and his decisive 12 round decision victory over former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto. I think Adrien Broner is more deserving of the Fighter of the Year award than [...]

Schaefer looking for an opponent for Malignaggi’s next fight

By Bill Phanco: WBA World welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi is in need of an opponent after his desired rematch against big British star Ricky Hatton fell through due to Hatton getting blasted out by Vyacheslav Senchenko last Saturday night in the UK. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is now looking at picking out Malignaggi's next opponent from one of these fighters: Danny Garcia, Amir [...]