In a March 2010 column he wrote for The New York Times , Berto described some of his efforts for Project Medishare in Haiti after the earthquake, as well as relating that he is frequently mistaken for American football star Reggie Bush. For the first fight of the deal, he earned a minimum $32 million against Robert Guerrero. Berto was dropped in round 2, the same round Porter suffered a bad cut from clash of heads. Real or not: Canelo-GGG III in 2021? He also represented Haiti at the 2004 Olympics, reaching the opening round of the welterweight bracket. As an amateur, Berto won a bronze medal in the 2003 World championships.

[2], From December 2004 to October 2006, Berto won 15 fights, with 13 coming by way of knockout. As an amateur, Mayweather won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympics, three U.S. Golden Gloves championships, and the U.S. national championship at featherweight. As an amateur he won the National Golden Gloves tournament in 2001 (at light middleweight) and 2003 (welterweight), and would represent the U.S. at the 2003 World Championships, winning a welterweight bronze medal. Real or Not: Fury-Wilder III without fans? [48] The fight averaged 468,000 viewers on Showtime. He was a world champion in two weight classes, having held the WBA (Regular) super lightweight title from 2011 to 2012, and the WBA welterweight title from 2013 to 2014. Showtime Championship Boxing is a television boxing program airing on Showtime. Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto, billed as "High Stakes", was a professional boxing fight, contested for the welterweight championship. As an amateur he won the National Golden Gloves tournament in 2001 (at light middleweight) and 2003 (welterweight), and … Mayweather faced Marcos Maidana in the third and fourth fights of the contract and was guaranteed $32 million for each bout.

The opponent was Ring Top 10 welterweight and WBC Interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto, billed as "High Stakes", was a professional boxing fight, contested for the welterweight championship. CHIEF OVBIJE EXTOLS MR ANIAGWU CHARLES ON HIS BIRTHDAY. Berto put together a one-sided destruction of Figueroa, eventually forcing the referee to stop the fight in round six. He is known for his over the top antics both in and out of the ring. Following on from Khan's successful title defence against Marcos Maidana, Champion Amir returned to Manchester to continue his title defence against EBU Super Lightweight Champion Paul McCloskey at the Manchester Evening News Arena. By Dan Ambrose: Victor Ortiz (31-5-2, 24 KOs) and Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs) will both be getting well paid for their fight this Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox.

He earned a record of around $250 million for his unanimous decision win over Manny Pacquiao in their long-awaited title unification fight May 2. Austin Dwayne Trout is an American professional boxer who held the WBA (Regular) light middleweight title from 2011 to 2013. [6], On February 9, 2008, at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California, Berto fought Michael Trabant in his first defense of the NABF welterweight title. The middleweight division saw immense action in the later years of the decade. The decade saw high intensity action in the welterweight division. [3] Berto lost in the first-round to Xavier Noel of France. In the late 2000s he was considered a rising star in the welterweight division, as well as a highly regarded young prospect in boxing.

He is also a three-time light middleweight world title challenger; challenging twice for the IBF title in 2016 and 2017, as well as the WBC title in 2018. Headline News. Guerrero is defending his WBC interim welterweight title, while Berto hasn't fought in over a year, but Berto's got Al Haymon in his corner, and that's always good for an extra wad of cash. [4][5], The telecast of the fight was televised via Showtime PPV, with its price set at US$64.99. Narrow in the middle and closed at both ends, miser’s purses ranged in the course of their history from 4 …

[11], Berto made the second defense of his title on January 17, 2009, at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi against former WBA welterweight champion Luis Collazo. Convicts attack judge, threaten to kill him for sentencing them to... DESTRUCTION OF 337 BOTTLES OF BEER: HYPOCRICY GONE TOO FAR.