Berto vs. Soto Karass preview, results, discussion, live fight coverage July 27

Nick Laham

This Saturday July 27, Showtime presents Knockout Kings II as Andre Berto takes on Jesus Soto Karass live on Showtime. Join Bloody Elbow all week for previews, discussion, and full fight coverage of Showtime Boxing Berto vs. Soto Karass.

Saturday June 27, Bloody Elbow presents live fight coverage of Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass on Showtime. Showtime Boxing Knockout Kings II: Berto vs. Soto Karass airs this Saturday, July 27 live on Showtime with a fight time of 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Bloody Elbow will have live fight coverage, including results and discussion, right here.

As the "Knockout Kings" show title indicates, this is a match designed to give fans a high-energy, explosive performance. Both Berto and Soto Karass are indeed capable of delivering those kinds of showings. But they are also both on rocky roads right now. Berto, once viewed as a possible major player in boxing, has cooled off considerably in the past few years. He's 1-2 in his last 3, with losses to both Victor Ortiz and Robert Guerrero. That Guerrero fight was his last outing and showed Berto using a somewhat 2nd rate Floyd Mayweather defensive style to poor results. For his part, Soto Karass has only won 3 of his last 9 fights, though he has improved somewhat from a very rough 2009-2011 run. The end result is that both men need a win here and they need it badly. Styles make fights, and despite any concerns about where these two men stand, this could be a thrilling war.

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Berto vs. Soto Karass caps off a Showtime triple-header. Opening the show will be two undefeated fighters as Keith Thurman faces Diego Chaves. That's followed by Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arakawa. All the fights have the potential for some heavy handed action.

Join us here at Bloody Elbow for Showtime Boxing Knockout Kings II Berto vs. Soto Karass results, discussion, and live fight coverage this Saturday July 27.


Andre Berto (28-2, 22 KOs) vs. Jesus Soto Karass (27-8-3, 17 KOs) - Welterweight (147 lbs)

Omar Figueroa (21-0-1, 17 KOs) vs. Nihito Arakawa (24-2-1; 16 KOs) - Welterweight (147 lbs)

Keith Thurman (20-0, 18 KOs) vs. Diego Chaves (22-0, 18 KOs) - Lightweight (135 lbs)


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