Brandon Berry eager to get back in the ring

Posted by: MBR on Thu Apr 26th, 2018 2:28 am
Brandon Berry eager to get back in the ring[i:2llkd642]West Forks native returns for first fight since November.[/i:2llkd642]... “With all this going on, my excitement has been so based on the other fighters and promoting the show. I keep forgetting that I’m fighting, too. My training has been great. I’m training hard, but it hasn’t sunk in yet. I’m fighting in Skowhegan again. I’m excited to fight in front of the hometown again,” Berry, a West Forks native, said. “It is tough, but you’ve got to love it. Since I do love it, I don’t feel like it’s a struggle. There’s no room for error. There’s no room for two nights off in a row. You’re only cheating yourself when you start neglecting what needs to be done.”Berry will be one of the main events in Saturday’s pro-am boxing night at the Skowhegan Community Center, when he boxes Francisco Neto. This is Berry’s second fight since returning from injury. Last November, Berry fought Eric Palmer to a draw in Portland, making his record 11-2-2. A fight scheduled for January was canceled when Berry was injured sparring. ... -the-ring/
Posted by: MBR on Sun Apr 29th, 2018 4:21 am
Brandon Berry wins his fight in Skowhegan[i:2761x6k7]West Forks boxer earns unanimous decision against Francisco Neto.[/i:2761x6k7]...Despite how he felt about his effort, Berry was never in danger of losing the fight. In the third round, it looked as if Berry would finish the bout. First, he rocked Neto with a series of blows against the ropes. Later, back-to-back body blows forced Neto to a knee in his corner.“That’s when I said finally, I think I’ve got him hurt. I think I can get him out of there. But the kid was tough,” Berry said.This was Berry’s second fight since his comeback from multiple shoulder surgeries last year. In November, Berry fought Eric Palmer to a draw ... skowhegan/