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Earthquake fallout forces Haitian Boxer out of world title defense

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Feb 2010
Miami, FL
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Haiti, Earthquakes, Disasters, Boxing, Berto, Andre, Mosley, Shane, Athletes
Florida-based [Andre Berto], holder of the World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight title, announced in a press release last month that he was ""physically and emotionally unable to prepare" for his clash with [Shane Mosley] and withdrew from the Jan. 30 main bout in Las Vegas. "I'm sorry for the losses that Andre and all of the Haitian people are suffering. I have everyone in my prayers," Mosley added.