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Mosley-Berto bout set for Jan. 30

Updated: November 14, 2009, 5:08 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- For the past few months, welterweight titleholders Shane Mosley and Andre Berto waged a back-and-forth war of words on Twitter. On Saturday afternoon, they came face-to-face at a news conference at Mandalay Bay to formally announce their Jan. 30 unification fight.

Their explosive styles are similar and they are both very fast, skillful fighters. That's one of the reasons HBO, which will televise the fight, pushed so hard to get the difficult deal done with Mosley promoter Golden ...

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