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Berto-Zaveck, Manfredo-Vera Doubleheader in The Works

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com had been advised that Andre Berto's potential fight with IBF welterweight champion Jan Zaveck (31-1, 18KOs) has already been submitted to the IBF for approval. Berto (27-1, 21KOs) vs. Zaveck is going to take place no later than mid-October. If the fight happens in August, depending on the availability of a television date, one potential undercard fight being discussed is a middleweight bout between Peter Manfredo Jr. (37-6, 20KOs) and Brian Vera (18-5, 11KOs). Vera would return from his February upset win over former champion Sergio Mora. Another boxer likely to appear on the undercard is welterweight contender Randall Bailey, who happens to be the mandatory challenger to Zaveck. Bailey is willing to step aside with the guarantee that he's going to face the Berto-Zaveck winner next. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by B.U.R.N.E.R on 06-01-2011

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Comment by Leohappy on 05-21-2011

i'm surprised this is getting made all of a sudden. about 6m ago berto or hbo wouldnt even consider this at all. now that he lost to ortiz all of a sudden they have this rolling. obviously berto is a…

Comment by B.U.R.N.E.R on 05-17-2011

And new IBF WW Champion of the worldddddddddddddd

Comment by rogdogx on 05-17-2011

Finally Berto is fighting top talent. Kinda has 2 now that he lost his belt lol. This will be a tough fight for Berto Zaveck is no slouch. Berto's gonna have to have his defense right cuz Zaveck can punch.

Comment by GJaime99 on 05-16-2011

What Berto needs to do is leave his loud ass brothers at home... if I were in Bertos corner and couldn't get thru to my fighter over his bros bull$#!t, id walk outta the arena! His coach needs lay down…

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