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Andre Berto: I'm tired of looking at Victor Ortiz

Andre Berto discusses his rematch with Victor Ortiz on April 30.

On the chance to get his win back

"I'm excited. I believe it's a fight that's great for myself and great for the fans as well. It's something I need to get back. I need to get that monkey off my back. ... Especially after our fight, seeing the direction his career's been going, of course it eats away at me. I think if it was anybody else it'd eat away at me. It's just something I need to get back. I'm gonna be in tremendous shape. I don't care what people say about how he looked his last couple of fights. I'm getting ready for the Victor Ortiz from five years ago. You don't know how he's gonna come in."

On the shoving at the press conference

"I don't know. I'm the type of guy, I like everybody. I always have a good vibe. For some reason, that dude he just -- not even gets under my skin, I'm just tired of looking at him, you know what I mean? He's all in my face. He's trying to put his lips on my face. Listen, just cool out, man. You wanna promote the fight, let's promote the fight. All this extra shit, we can -- I'm gonna show you some extra."

On looking back to the first fight

"It's me knowing what happened that night and me knowing how that camp went. I know exactly what the problems were. Every bit of it showed that night. I don't have anybody to blame but myself. Like I said, Victor Ortiz came to fight that night, he went in there and did what he had to do."

On where he's at now

"There were some things that happened throughout that camp I never spoke on, they continued to affect me the next two or three fights. I've been moving forward. Now I had to seek some real help actually, how to get my body back right, physically. A few months, a few years later, I had injuries here and there as well. Now I feel great, physically being put back together, it also helps me out mentally. Going into the Mayweather fight, it was basically my first fight testing out my new body, to a point. Mentally, the whole situation didn't faze me at all. It showed me where I was at."

On problems before the first Ortiz fight

"I used a machine called a hypoxic machine. We're in Florida, we're using it, and it was just me and my brother. We didn't know how to use it correctly, and if you don't know how to use it correctly, it'll definitely damage you. You have to learn. Instead of it helping me recover, helping me build my endurance, it stretched out all my organs. Liver, kidney, everything. That's when I found out I was anemic. I got messed up. It took me a while to realize and get myself together and seek help to get me healed up."

On his approach against Ortiz on April 30

"Dog him out. Dog him out. Stay fast, stay sharp, stay resilient."

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