Andre Berto: Haitian/ American Boxer (Biography)

April 12, 2010

Meet Andre Berto. He is the Haitian/ American Boxer who recently fought against Carlos Quintanilla in the 8th round, now he hopes to expand his horizons by fighting with major boxers. Keep reading to learn more about this Haitian boxer plus take a look at his Andre Berto’s photos and video below.

Andre Berto

Andre is moving on the right path to success, the same path that lead him to Welter weights champions like Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley and his ultimate goal, Manny Pacquiao. On his latest victory by knock out with Carlos Quintanilla in the eight round.

"My knockout was pretty vicious, It may open up their eyes a little bit. But then again they have to look at I’ve been off for a long time so it’s only going get better from here." Said Andre.

Andre Berto Biography

  • Andre Michael Berto was born on September 7, 1983 in Miami, Florida.
  • He grew up in Winter Haven, Florida with his six siblings, among them is brother James Edson Berto who is a Martial Arts expert.
  • Andre learn Martial arts as well as James, his dad Dieuseul Berto is a former boxer and the one who taught his sons martial arts.
  • In 2003 he was already competing. That was how he won his first bronze medal at the World Amateur Championships.
  • Also in 2003 he was named National Golden Gloves Champion, Police Athletic League Champion and more than 22 titles in Florida.
  • In 2004 his parents moved to Haiti, where he got his Haitian citizenship as well the American one.
  • At the 2004 Olympics he fought against Juan McPherson, where Berto was disqualified, but a protest help him win that fight.
  • He became Pro in 2006.
  • He was named the 2006 ESPN Prospect of the year.
  • On February, 2007 he defeated by technical KO by Norberto Bravo.
  • In July 2007 he defeated Cosme Rivera by unanimous decision.
  • In September, 2007 he won the NABF Welterweight title when he won the fight against David Estrada by TKO.
  • The next year he fought  Michael Trabant to defend his welterweight title, Berto won in the sixth round after Michael asked to stop the fight.
  • On June, 2008 he defeated Miguel Rodriguez by TKO in the seventh round.
  • On September, 2008 he defeated Steven Forbes by unanimous decision.
  • On January, 2009 he defeated Luis Collazo by unanimous decision.
  • On June, 2009 he defeated Juan Urango by unanimous decision.
  • On January 2010 he was scheduled to fight Shane Mosley, but he withdrew from the fight because of the earthquake Haiti suffered.
  • He help Haiti in collaboration with the Red Cross.

With this standing he sure will be a great contender against big Welterweights like Mosley, Mayweather and Pacquiao, How do you think his fight will go against this WW champions? Take a look at Andre Berto’s photos and video below.

Andre Berto photo

Andre Berto Video.

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