Andre Berto, who was Floyd Mayweather’s final opponent before his retirement from the sport, stated in a recent interview that he wants to continue fighting the top fighters in his division, naming Danny Garcia and Kell Brook as prospective opponents for his next fight.

"I'm just focused on everybody, I have that mindset. I want the Danny Garcia's, I want Porter's, Kell Brook's. That division is hot right now, there’s a lot of young talent. It’s going to be exciting,” Berto stated in an interview with Fight Hype.

Berto has a win-loss-draw record of 34-4-0 with 23 knockouts with his last fight coming last September when he lost to the former No. 1 ranked pound-for-pound fighter in Mayweather via a 12-round unanimous decision victory. All of Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter and Kell Brook are ranked high in the welterweight division, or the 147-pound limit.

All three are also ranked among the Top 10 in the top welterweight division of the highly respected Ring Magazine’s rankings, Brook (35-0-0, 24 knockouts) is ranked the No. 1 contender while Porter (26-1-1, 16 knockouts) and Garcia (31-0-0, 18 knockouts) are ranked No. 6 and No. 9, respectively.

Including the loss against Mayweather, Berto is just 2-3 in his last five fights but has won his previous two before the defeat against Mayweather. Berto beat Steve Upsher Chambers via a 12-round unanimous decision win in September 2014 and Josesito Lopez via a sixth round technical knockout win in March earlier this year. Berto is looking for another shot at a world title since winning one in 2011 when he notched the International Boxing Federation welterweight title against Jan Zaveck.

Against Mayweather, he had a chance to win the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association welterweight belts against Mayweather but couldn’t get the upset win as he got dominated in the title fight with judges’ scores of 120-108, 117-111 and 118-110 all favouring the now-retired Mayweather.

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