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Berto vs. Soto-Karass

Showtime Replay: Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass, Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arawaka, Keith Thurman vs. Diego Chaves

SHOWTIME OFFERS TWO SPECIAL ENCORE PRESENTATIONS OF THE YEAR'S MOST TALKED ABOUT NIGHT OF FIGHTS: Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arawaka Keith Thurman vs. Diego Chaves "... six brave fighters served up the best card of the year so far, with three action-packed and dramatic fights." - ESPN The entire SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast promoted by Golden [...]

Post-Fight Press Conference: Berto vs. Soto Karass, Chaves vs. Thurman & Fight Summaries

The city of San Antonio was treated to another excellent night of boxing with Knockout Kings II. Thurman, Figueroa and Soto-Karass scored impressive wins in fights that tested the will, heart and determination for all six fighters. After a night like this, it would be no surprise if fans are already looking forward to Knockout Kings III! As with most contests, there are winners and losers. Thurman’s [...]

Photos / Video: Soto Karass knocks out Andre Berto, Keith Thurman KOs Diego Chaves

Jesus "Renuente" Soto Karass knocked out Andre Berto, Keith Thurman was dubbed Knockout King, but Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa stole the show Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING. Soto Karass scored a 12th round technical knockout victory over a remarkably resilient Berto in front of 8,811 fans in the main event on SHOWTIME at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. In an [...]

Andre Berto: I think I tore my right shoulder out of the socket

Andre Berto (28-3, 22 KO’s) complains that he may have torn his right shoulder out of the socket early in his fight against Jesus Soto Karass (28-8-3, 18 KO’s) last night at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Berto was knocked out in the 12th round after getting hit with a left hook at the same time he was throwing a punch of his own. The shot deposited Berto on the canvas. He was able [...]

Andre Berto should have been given the benefit of the doubt!

Former WBA/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto was knocked out in the 12th round by Jesus Soto Karass tonight at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. What a great fight! Too bad the referee was too excitable and decided to stop the fight when he had only counted to four. Hell, if he wanted to stop the fight he should have done it when Berto was obviously in pain from that shoulder injury. Not [...]

Soto Karass KOs Andre Berto; Thurman stops Chaves

Andre Berto's career could be pretty much over tonight after he was stopped in the 12th round by Jesus Soto Karass (28-8-3, 18 KO's) AT&T Center, in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Soto Karass hit Berto with a left hand to the head that put him down on the canvas in the 12th. Although Berto got back to his feet quickly, the fight was immediately stopped by the referee after he saw how Berto was on rubber [...]

Berto in crucial fight against Soto Karass tonight

(Photo credit: Steve Lopez) Andre Berto’s once promising career has come crashing down with his recent defeats against Victor Ortiz and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, and he’s now literally in a situation tonight where he can’t afford to lose to Jesus Soto Karass (27-8-3, 17 KO’s) if he wants to stay at the top of the welterweight division among the other names. A loss to Soto Karass [...]

Video: Berto vs. Soto Karass final weights

ANDRE BERTO vs. JESUS SOTO KARASS KNOCKOUT KINGS II FINAL WEIGHTS SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Tripleheader Saturday, July 27, LIVE on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT) From AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas http://youtu.be/VgWAfQvO18Y SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ANDRE BERTO – 147 Pounds JESUS SOTO KARASS – 147 Pounds OMAR FIGUEROA JR. – 135 Pounds NIHITO ARAKAWA – 135 [...]

Weigh-In: Berto – Soto Karass, Figueroa – Arakawa, Thurman – Chaves

(Photo credit: Steve Lopez) Trim, fit and ready to go. The Knockout Kings are ready to put on a show in Texas. Deep in the south of San Antonio, TX was the setting for the weigh in for Knockout Kings II. Typically, weigh-ins are held in front of arenas, theatres, public monuments or even indoor malls. San Antonio decided to be a little different and rugged this time and opted to host the weight-in [...]

Knockout Kings II Final Press Conference: Berto – Soto Karass, Figueroa-Arakawa and Thurman-Chaves

Knockout Kings are back in San Antonio, TX! Showtime Championship Boxing returns to the culturally-rich city of San Antonio, TX to host a tripleheader that is sure to produce fireworks. “Knockout Kings II” will feature Keith Thurman VS. Diego Chaves, Omar Figueroa, Jr., VS Nihito Arakawa and Andre Berto VS. Soto Karass as the headliner. The final press conference for the event was held on [...]