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Despite setbacks, Berto focused on task at hand

Updated: April 9, 2010, 3:11 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

WESTON, Fla. -- Andre Berto no longer fights just for himself and his family. The welterweight titleholder is also fighting for a nation: Haiti.

Although he was born in the United States, Berto's parents are Haitian immigrants and many of his family members still live there. When the Caribbean island nation was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake in late January, it hit home.

Hard.

Eight members of Berto's family were among the more than 200,000 casualties. ...

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