also started round five well, landing nice
combinations, but the relentless pressure of Berry
was stating to take its toll, and the local
favourite looked on top at the end of the round.
six got under way, Berry appeared determined to
take advantage, marching forward and eventually
flooring Witt with a right hand.
the count, but soon found himself pinned in a
corner and was knocked down again, this time by a
well-placed right hand to the body.
agony, Witt could not get up a second time and was
counted out, suffering his first defeat in
forty-two outings spanning fourteen years. The
official time of stoppage: 2:51 of round six.
want to thank everyone here for their support, and
I want to thank my opponent, coming all the way
from Argentina. He was tough, and definitely had
me hurt with some good body-shots too”, said Berry
following the fight.
It was a
good, competitive encounter between two exemplary
sportsmen who showed each other nothing but
respect before and after, but did their best to
The new UBO
International Super Welterweight Champion, who
held the UBO All-America Welterweight title coming
in, improved his professional record to 24-6-2
was coming off winning a couple of regional titles
on home soil this past March, falls to 39-1-2