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Andre Berto Batters Michel Trabant in Six

By Mark Vester

On the undercard of Paul Williams-Carlos Quintana at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California, welterweight contender Andre Berto (21-0, 18 KOs) battered Michel Trabant (43-3, 19KOs) on route to a sixth-round technical knockout.

The damage Berto was inflicting was brutal to watch. Berto's quick uppercuts were knocking Trabant's head all the way back. Trabant stayed on the defensive for the entire fight with Berto landing a variety of punches from all angles 

In the fifth and sixth rounds, Trabant was barely able to land a single punch, he was too busy taking punches to the head. Trabant told the referee after six-rounds that he was no longer willing to continue with the fight. Trabant had never been stopped in his career.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Gareth Ivanovic on 02-10-2008

Trabant definitely looked like a guy last night that was in above his head. It seemed he was surviving rather than fighting, but Berto did what he had to do. His hand and offensive variety is good. Maybe a few…

Comment by Zerwas1 on 02-10-2008

[QUOTE=knightoftears;3125360] He landed really hard, clean punches just about every punch he threw. [/QUOTE] Somebody talking bullshit [QUOTE=BabyFaceAssasin;3126848]Trabant has a good chin and a good defense. The only punches that landed cleanly were the uppercuts. Berto has good power and…

Comment by MayweatherJr. on 02-10-2008

[QUOTE=The Troll;3125393][U]It took him alot of extremely clean hard punches to get Trabant out of there though. His power might not be as great as some are rating. [/U]and it's pretty hard to mount any kind of successfull defense if…

Comment by aristotlemoses on 02-10-2008

i like berto. now i hope he steps up and takes a shot against more of a contender in the mix and then win impressively.

Comment by BabyFaceAssasin on 02-10-2008

[QUOTE=The Troll;3125393]It took him alot of extremely clean hard punches to get Trabant out of there though. His power might not be as great as some are rating. and it's pretty hard to mount any kind of successfull defense if…

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