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Guerrero: I Had To Keep My Word, Beat Berto Down!

Ontario, California - WBC interim-welterweight champion Robert Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs) said he was on a mission Saturday night, and that mission was accomplished when he dropped Andre Berto (28-2, 22KOs) twice to win a twelve round unanimous decision. All three judges had it 116-110. Both of Berto's eyes were swollen shut by the end of the fight and he took a lot of punishment.

''I did tell Andre I was going to beat him down, so I had to be a man of my word,'' Guerrero said. ''But he did defend himself like a true champ. I had to get on the inside with him, work his body and fight him on the inside. He didn't hurt me at all. I took some good shots from him. He's a strong guy, punched hard, but I've got a good chin.''

Berto promised to return stronger in the near future.

"At the end of the day, Robert fought a good fight and he got the win. If you want to do it again, we'll definitely do that," Berto said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sin City on 11-25-2012

[QUOTE=twosweethooks;12736410]LMAO mang !! He just beat an elite fighter, dog fashion, LMAO !!! JR just went thru a tough fight with Cotto who would lose against Guerrero. Guerrero is a 6 time champ Guerrero beat 5 or 6 Olympic boxers,…

Comment by paulf on 11-25-2012

[QUOTE=Sin City;12738015]Guerrero looked very impressive last night but man, what a dirty fighter! Even after the bell when he knew he had the fight won he continues to hit Berto. Shameful. He's lucky he didn't get DQ'd[/QUOTE] He didn't hear…

Comment by Sin City on 11-25-2012

Guerrero looked very impressive last night but man, what a dirty fighter! Even after the bell when he knew he had the fight won he continues to hit Berto. Shameful. He's lucky he didn't get DQ'd

Comment by ~AK49~ on 11-25-2012

[QUOTE=ElBossHogg™;12737662]Berto lucky steve smoger wasnt the ref, Berto would have been stopped.[/QUOTE] ...and groped.....and kissed Lol

Comment by ElBossHogg™ on 11-25-2012

Berto lucky steve smoger wasnt the ref, Berto would have been stopped.

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