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Andre Berto to have shoulder surgery

Updated: August 12, 2013, 3:35 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto will undergo surgery on Wednesday in Los Angeles to repair the tendon in his right shoulder that he tore July 27 during a brutal fight with Jesus Soto Karass.

Berto said after the fight that he had injured his shoulder during the second round of the match at the AT&T Center in San Antonio and fought the rest of the bout essentially with one arm before being knocked down in the 11th round and then stopped in the 12th.

Berto, ...

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