Lem Satterfield

Berto’s sprint training video

Andre Berto sweated his way through a regimen of exercises with sprint coach Remi Korchemny at the College of San Mateo nearly a month before dethroning IBF welterweight titleholder Jan Zaveck by fifth-round knockout last month.

Ranked No. 3 in THE RING ratings, Berto (28-1, 22 KOs) handed Zaveck (31-2, 18 KOs) the first stoppage of his career, bouncing back from a unanimous decision loss of his WBC title to Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KOs) in April.

Following the loss to Ortiz, Berto teamed up with controversial BALCO founder Victor Conte, whom he credits for re-energizing his workouts, in association with Korchemny.

After examining Berto’s blood samples, Conte found the fighter to be overtrained and severely anemic.

Click here to watch the video.

 

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