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DiBella: Ortiz Must Get Drug Tested For a Berto Shot

By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

Lou DiBella wants to be clear on this topic. He’s not accusing Victor Ortiz of doping. He’s not making that accusation. He doesn’t think Ortiz is guilty of using performance enhancing drugs. But he will not allow Andre Berto, a fighter he promotes, to face Ortiz again in a rematch unless both fighters conform to some pre-fight requirements.

“I would not make the fight without Olympic style drug testing,” DiBella said. “Yeah we want the fight, and we’d demand the same drug testing that just happened in the Mayweather fight.”

Ortiz won an entertaining decision against Berto on April 16 with both fighters touching the canvas. The win catapulted Ortiz to a mega-fight with Mayweather on Saturday. That bout had the makings of a mismatch before Mayweather landed what some perceived as a legal sucker punch, stopping Ortiz at 2:59 of the fourth round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Iceta Lives on 09-24-2011

Lol. Berto needs to shut the hell up and redeem himself in some kinda way if he's not willing to avenge his loss.

Comment by Medved on 09-24-2011

Rematch Jan Zavek u puto Berto :bottle:

Comment by R0xx on 09-24-2011

Take The Test Berta

Comment by Main Source on 09-24-2011

I can't believe you guys are protesting against this. Let Berto and Ortiz alone for a moment and think about it. It just sounds stupid to go against it. If more fighters/promoters or even the commission would press for ODST…

Comment by onechance87 on 09-24-2011

[QUOTE=Leohappy;11200719]i don't know what they are trying to prove. there is an old saying in boxing where the boxer is as good as his last fight. ortiz came into the berto fight stronger, very motivated, and with a good game…

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