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Berto to drop shoulder roll defense for Soto Karass fight


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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 Ghost” Guerrero last November and going back to his old defensive style. Berto tried out the shoulder roll and it was a disaster with Guerrero hitting him nearly at will for 12 rounds in beating Berto by a 12 round unanimous decision. Berto said in today’s conference call, “It’s easy for fighters to pick up other fighter’ moves but I just need to do me now and stay sharp. I don’;t want to give too much away on the phone but I’ve improved a lot. I’m naturally a good athlete so I’ve been able to adjust. I used to get very comfortable in training camp and picked up a lot of bad habits because of it. Virgil doesn’t let me get comfortable. This has been a very technical training [...] http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=CClApO8XnLg:yBHuxXJWCyI:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs

 

 

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