Alexander vs Berto Info
Andre Berto beat Devon Alexander by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 4th August 2018 at Nassau Coliseum in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 112-115, 114-113, 112-115 in favor of winner Andre Berto.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Alexander vs Berto stats
Devon Alexander stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andre Berto made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Berto had a large advantage in power over Alexander, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Alexander's 52%.
Devon Alexander was the younger man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Alexander had a height advantage of 2 inches over Berto. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Devon Alexander & Andre Berto fought out of an orthodox stance.
Alexander was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2004, 6 months earlier than Berto, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 226 less professional rounds, to Berto's 226.
Devon Alexander went into the fight ranked number 4 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Alexander vs Berto form
Devon Alexander had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Victor Ortiz on 17th February 2018 by majority draw at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Walter Castillo on 21st November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Coliseum, Florida, Afghanistan.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Aaron Martinez on 14th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Gila River Arena, Arizona, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Amir Khan on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Amir Khan on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Andre Berto had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Shawn Porter on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Victor Ortiz on 30th April 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at StubHub Center, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had beat Victor Ortiz on 30th April 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at StubHub Center, Carson.
Before that, he had lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr on 12th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Josesito Lopez on 13th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Andre Berto had been fighting more than Devon Alexander.
Going to this contest, Devon Alexander had last fought 2 years 10 months and 29 days ago, while Andre Berto's last outing had been 3 years 8 months and 24 days ago.
Alexander's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
Berto's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Alexander vs Berto start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Alexander vs Berto?
Alexander vs Berto was broadcast on FOX in the US.