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Boxing Champ Andre Berto

I DON'T WANT MY KIDS TO FIGHT

... It's Too Brutal

4/2/2014 6:23 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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He's made MILLIONS and won multiple titles -- but boxing champ Andre Berto tells TMZ Sports he DOESN'T want his kids to follow in his footsteps because his sport is just too brutal. 

Berto was out in L.A. when we asked him about a new report about brain damage in MMA and boxing. 

That's when 30-year-old Berto told us he doesn't want his kids stepping anywhere near a ring or an octagon. 

"It's brutal man, it's brutal," Berto says. 

"I'm doing this so my kids probably ... they won't have to and they can go be a doctor or go fishing or some s**t like that."

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2 COMMENTS

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1.

Observer    

Well... then practice what you Preach if it's so Brutal.
Get out of the game then??
Oh, but your nursing a shoulder injury to get 'Back' in the ring in July??

Uh, instead of NOT practicing what you preach, then shut up.
Or, take your money, invest it and stop boxing if it's Soooo brutal.

Hypocrite.

119 days ago
2.

lourdgoogoo    

He should lead by example

117 days ago

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