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Berto On Tarver/Jones III Card

New York, September 29 - Dash-DiBella Promotions' Andre Berto (6-0, 4 KO's), the 22 year old Winter Haven, Florida native, will put his perfect record on the line when he battles southpaw William Johnson (6-4-1, 3 KO's) in a four round junior middleweight contest on the non televised portion undercard of Antonio Tarver vs. Roy Jones 3 at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, FL on Saturday Night, October 1st..

Berto, a 2004 Olympian has lived up to his lofty expectations since turning pro in December, rolling off six consecutive victories while showing thunderous punching power and dazzling speed during his young but impressive career.

Saturday night will be the second time Berto has fought on the undercard of an HBO event. On December 4, 2004, making his pro debut, Berto defeated Michael Robinson on the undercard of the Jermain Taylor vs. William Joppy fight in Little Rock, AR.

The Tarver vs. Jones 3 pay-per-view telecast, beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT on October 1, has a suggested retail price of $49.95, will be distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View and will be available to over 50 million pay-per-view homes. The telecast will be available in HD-TV for those viewers who can receive HD. HBO Pay-Per-View is the leading supplier of event programming to the pay-per-view industry. For your daily Tarver vs. Jones 3 updates, log on to log onto www.HBOPPV.com.

Article posted on 30.09.2005



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