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ROMAN MARTINEZ AND JONATHAN OQUENDO PUERTO RICO MEDIA DAY QUOTES

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DORADO, PR (Sept. 1, 2015) – WBO Junior Lightweight Champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez (29-2-2, 17 KOs) and WBO/IBF featherweight world-ranked Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (25-4, 16 KOs) worked out for the press in Puerto Rico on Monday, Aug, 31 in advance of their SHOWTIME PPV® fights against former world champions Orlando “Siri” Salido (42-13-2, 29 KOs) and Jhonny Gonzalez (58-9, 49 ... Read More »

ANDRE BERTO LOS ANGELES WORKOUT QUOTES

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LOS ANGELES – (Aug. 28, 2015) – Two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) participated in a media workout at the J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live as he prepares for the biggest fight of his career. In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Berto looked focused and in great shape, jumping rope and shadowboxing, as he looks to become ... Read More »

FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER LAS VEGAS WORKOUT QUOTES

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LAS VEGAS – (Aug. 27, 2015) – Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) opened up the Mayweather Boxing Club on Wednesday for his last media day ever as he prepares for the last fight of a celebrated 19-year career. He will defend his WBC and WBA Welterweight World Championships against power-punching, two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) ... Read More »

MEXICAN POWER-PUNCHER & FORMER THREE-TIME WORLD CHAMPION JHONNY GONZALEZ TAKES ON PUERTO RICO’S JONATHAN OQUENDO TO ROUND OUT MAYWEATHER VS. BERTO STACKED FOUR-FIGHT SHOWTIME PPV® TELECAST LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT

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LAS VEGAS (August 20, 2015) – Former three-time world champion and Mexican power-puncher Jhonny Gonzalez (58-9, 49 KOs) will take on Puerto Rico’s Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (25-4, 16 KOs) in a 10-round junior lightweight showdown that will open up HIGH STAKES: Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto, the live, four-fight, SHOWTIME PPV® event on Saturday, September 12 from the MGM Grand ... Read More »

Hate the Fight? Berto bout is just more money in Mayweather’s business plan

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By Norm Frauenheim- Floyd Mayweather Jr., whose real legacy is money, hears the anger from media and fans unhappy at his decision to fight Andre Berto. “I’ve been getting backlash,’’ Mayweather said Thursday at a Los Angeles news conference announcing the pay-per-view bout on Sept. 12 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. “He’s been getting backlash. “No one is forced to ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER & ANDRE BERTO ANNOUNCE SHOWTIME PPV EVENT TAKING PLACE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS

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LOS ANGELES (August 6, 2015) – Accredited media members from around the world came out to the JW Marriott at L.A. Live in Los Angeles Thursday as Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) and two-time welterweight champion Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) officially announced their SHOWTIME PPV matchup with taking place Saturday, September 12 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena ... Read More »

FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO FACE ANDRE BERTO SATURDAY, SEPT. 12 AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LAS VEGAS (Aug. 4, 2015) – In what is expected to be the final fight of his illustrious 19-year career, boxing superstar and pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will put his undefeated record and WBC and WBA Welterweight World Championships on the line against power-punching, two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) Saturday, Sept. 12 ... Read More »

Berto stops Lopez in 6

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Andre Berto scored a 6th round stoppage over Josesito Lopez in a scheduled 12-round Welterweight bout. Berto scored a knockdown in round six from a hard right hand. Bert finished the fight a moment later when he jumped on Lopez and landed a flurry that sent Lopez down for a second time and the fight was immediately stopped at 1:03 ... Read More »

Josesito Lopez weighs in at 146.3; Andre Berto 146; Tune in Friday on Spike TV

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ORANGE, Calif. (Mar. 12, 2015) – Training camps have ended, the boxers have weighed in, so all that’s left to do for Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez and Andre “The Beast” Berto is to meet inside the ring for their highly anticipated 12-round fight Friday night from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. Lopez (33-6, 19 KOs), who will ... Read More »

Josesito Lopez on his fight vs. Andre Berto: “Biggest fight of my career”

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ORANGE, Calif. (Mar. 11, 2015) – In what is shaping up as one of the most intriguing match-ups on this years boxing calendar, Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez (33-6, 19 KOs) looks to get back to world title contention against former world champion Andre “The Beast” Berto (29-3, 22 KOs) this Friday, March 13, from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in ... Read More »

BOXNATION SIGNS MULTI-FIGHT PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS DEAL KICKING-OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH RISING SUPERSTARS KEITH THURMAN, ADRIEN BRONER AND ABNER MARES

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LONDON (4 March) – BoxNation will air a host of top fights from the Premier Boxing Champions series, starting this weekend with rising superstars Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner. ‘The Channel of Champions’ has three great fights cards as part of the deal, with the highly-touted Thurman to get the ball rolling when he takes on the unrelenting Robert Guerrero ... Read More »

Broner decisions Taylor

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Adrien Broner scored a 12-round unanimous decision over Emanuel Taylor at the 1st Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohioo. It was a great back and forth fight with both guys landing heavy shots. Taylor did well when he roughed Broner up on the ropes while Broner boxed well in the center. Broner was cut around the right eye in round 11 ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM CINCINATI

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Adrien Broner 140 – Emanuel Taylor 138 1/2 Lucas Matthysse 139 – Roberto Ortiz 139 1/2 Andre Berto 148 1/2 – Steve Upsher 145 1/2 Read More »

FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE BERTO TO FACE PHILLY’S STEVE UPSHER IN OPENER OF SHOWTIME® TRIPLEHEADER FROM CINCINNATI

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CINCINNATI (Aug. 29, 2014) -Former welterweight world champion Andre Berto will open the three-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast on Saturday, Sept. 6 from U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio against upset-minded veteran Steve Upsher of Philadelphia in a 10-round welterweight bout, live on SHOWTIME immediately following “ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2″ Episode 2 premiere at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 ... Read More »

Broner, Matthysse Berto are back September 6

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champions Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse and Andre Berto will appear on a fight card in Broner’s hometown of Cincinnati on September 6 on Showtime. Broner will face Emanuel Taylor in a scheduled 12-round bout, Golden Boy Promotions said on Thursday. Matthysse will appear in the 10-round co-feature against Roberto Ortiz. Berto will ... Read More »

Berto has shoulder surgery

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, formwer Welterweight champion Andre erto had successful shoulder surgery. “I am happy to have the surgery behind me and hear that everything went well,” Berto said in a statement. “I’m going to rest up and focus all my energy on my recovery so that I can return to the ring full force in 2014.” Read More »

Andre Berto to undergo Should Surgery

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Former welterweight world champion Andre Berto will have Shoulder surgery on Wednesday according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “Surgery is obviously never something that anyone wants to deal with, but adversity is nothing new to me,” Berto said in a statement on Monday. “I know that Dr. [Neal] ElAttrache is one of the best in the business, so I am ... Read More »

Figueroa and Arakawa, humility and volume punching

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SAN ANTONIO – I like to think I write quickly, finding words within the readymade template, lede to nut to quote to body, that governs ringside reporting and probably has for centuries. Yet Saturday, as I groped to describe what happened during Andre Berto versus Jesus Soto-Karass, as fine a main event as our sport may see for the rest ... Read More »

Soto Karass stops Berto to cap off great night in Texas

In round one, Soto Karass rocked Berto with a hard left hook that stunned him on the ropes.. Soto Karas continued to come forward. Berto looked goo offensively, especially with the uppercut but he looked shake defensively and at times it looked as if his legs would betray him. Berto looked like he hurt his shoulder in round four and ... Read More »

FOLLOW BERTO – SOTO KARASS LIVE!!!

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Follow all the action from the AT & T Center in San Antonio as former world champion Andre Berto battles Jesus Soto Karass. There will be two world championship bouts as Omar Figueroa battles Nihito Arakawa for the Interim WBC Lightweight title and Keith Thurman takes on Diego Chaves for the Interim WBA Welterweight title. The action begins at 9pm ... Read More »

ANDRE BERTO vs. JESUS SOTO KARASS KNOCKOUT KINGS II FINAL WEIGHTS

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SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ANDRE BERTO – 147 Pounds JESUS SOTO KARASS – 147 Pounds OMAR FIGUEROA JR. – 135 Pounds NIHITO ARAKAWA – 135 Pounds DIEGO CHAVES – 146 ¼ Pounds KEITH THURMAN – 146 Pounds SHOWTIME EXTREME: ANTHONY DIRRELL – 172 Pounds ANTHONY HANSHAW – 171 ½ Pounds JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ – 132 ¼ Pounds JESSE ANGUIANO – 130 ¾ ... Read More »

ON THE EVE OF “KNOCKOUT KINGS II,” GOLDEN BOY CLASSICS PRESENTS FORMER TWO-TIME WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE BERTO VS. “VICIOUS” VICTOR ORTIZ AND OMAR FIGUEROA VS. MICHAEL PEREZ

LOS ANGELES, July 25 – Two of the key participants in Saturday’s “Knockout Kings II” event taking place at the AT&T Center in San Antonio will first be featured this Friday night, July 26 on FOX Deportes as a special edition of Golden Boy Classics gets fight fans ready for one of the hardest-hitting nights of the summer featuring former ... Read More »