Andre Berto has shoulder surgery

Updated: August 15, 2013, 9:45 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto underwent shoulder surgery on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

During the 3½-hour procedure, Dr. Neal ElAttrache repaired a ruptured subscapularis tendon in Berto's right shoulder. ElAttrache discovered that Berto had completely torn the tendon from top to bottom.

Berto fought most of the fight with the injury, using primarily his left hand but knocked Soto Karass down in the 11th round before Soto Karass stopped him in the ...

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