Former two-time World Champion Andre Berto (Winter Haven, Fla.) traveled to his family’s native Haiti this morning to assist with the urgent relief work taking place in the island nation. Berto has joined forces with The Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF Worldwide) and its Global Ambassadors delegation to provide critically needed emergency relief efforts to the thousands of Haitians displaced by Hurricane Matthew, the catastrophic Category 4 storm that left Haiti in another state of massive … Read Article
The Italian Sensation” welterweight Phil LoGreco will return to the ring January 23, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on the first Fox Television fight broadcast, promoted by Premier Boxing Champions. Headlining the event will be a showdown between Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and Danny “Swift” Garcia.… Read Article
Two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto (Winter Haven, Fla.) teamed up with media maven Karen Civil and Grammy Award winning artist Lil Wayne to brighten the holiday season for 500 students on Friday in his beloved Haiti. The Christmas celebration was a partnership with Live Civil and included sponsors Trukfit, Scholastic Corporation & L’union Suite. … Read Article
The last American man to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing and the 2014 Fighter of the Year will both be ringside for the 2016 Olympic Trials for Men’s Boxing next week in Reno. 2004 Olympic gold medalist and super middleweight world champion Andre Ward (Oakland, Calif.) and two-time world champion Terence Crawford (Omaha, Neb.) will each travel to northern Nevada for a trip down memory lane. Ward and Crawford competed in the 2004 … Read Article
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (November 9, 2015) – American lightweight Carlos Balderas (Santa Maria, Calif.) has dreamt of competing in the Olympic Games since he tied on his first pair of gloves at age seven. Next summer, he will fulfill that dream as the lightweight representative on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team. Balderas is the first boxer to claim his spot on the 2016 squad, qualifying his berth through his finish in season six of the … Read Article
NEW YORK (November 4, 2015) – Roc Nation Sports regretfully announces that due to an injury sustained while training, Andre Ward will be unable to participate in his previously scheduled Saturday, Nov. 21 bout at the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas. A replacement fight for the HBO Pay-Per-View produced and distributed event is currently being worked on.
Ward has been suffering from significant inflammation and constant pain in his right knee that is severely … Read Article
Photo: STEPHANIE TRAPP – What a difference two years can make. On this date in 2013, two-time world champion Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) underwent surgery to repair a torn tendon in his right shoulder. Two years later, he’s feeling stronger than ever and enjoys a new appreciation for the speed, power and athleticism he’s been blessed with. Berto plans to showcase all of those attributes in his Saturday, September 12 showdown with pound-for-pound king … Read Article
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – A decorated group of boxing stars met over the weekend to discuss the Black Out Boxing movement and their opinions on what could and should be done to address the issues facing communities across the country.… Read Article
I was deeply saddened to learn the news of Dan Goossen’s passing early this morning. My thoughts and prayers have been with Dan and his family since I received the news of his illness last week. While Dan and I recently had our professional struggles, he was a great man, father and husband. He will be greatly missed by the boxing community. I will continue to keep the Goossen family in my prayers.
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(OAKLAND, CALIF.) – Former two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto (Winter Haven, Fla.) and his team are preparing to close training camp on Monday and head to Cincinnati for his 2014 debut. The 30-year-old will take on Steve Upsher Chambers (Philadelphia, Pa.) in welterweight action in his first bout since suffering a significant shoulder injury in his last outing on July 27, 2013.
Berto will return to the ring on the eve of his 31st … Read Article