Maidana Announces Nacho Beristain as New Trainer

By Nicholas Samuilov,

Junior welterweight contender Marcos Maidana (29-2, 27KOs) has officially announced that he hired Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain to train him for the fight on April 9 against former three division champion Erik Morales (51-6, 35KOs), which takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Beristain is the trainer of WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez, who was initially set to fight Morales, but later withdrew after a contract dispute with Golden Boy Promotions.

"An agreement was reached and my new trainer will be Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain. We'll travel to Mexico on Saturday to start with him. I'm excited to have the chance to work with a world class and experienced trainer like Nacho. I want to keep learning and bettering myself. We'll set the training camp at the famous La Romanza gym and we'll also work in the heights of Toluca. I always admired Mexican boxing. Beristain has trained the likes of Finito López, Juanma and Rafa Márquez, Daniel Zaragoza, Gilberto Román, and la Chiquita González," Maidana said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jaskieee on 02-12-2011

[QUOTE=Rocks!;10089765]Maidana has zero-boxing skill. Nacho won't be able to teach this dog any tricks.[/QUOTE] I dont think so, he didnt get to where he is today with no skill. He just has a style which relies more on power, endurance…

Comment by Jack Napier on 02-12-2011

Maidana pure slugger won't be refined by a good trainer this won't mean anything

Comment by PEBBLES! on 02-12-2011

[QUOTE=Bastian Loc;10093192]You're a serious moron if you believe this. And I don't think you're a serious moron so you better revise your remarks and post in reality.[/QUOTE] I'm not revising anything you fu[I]c[/I]king gypsy. Maidana's technical ability is wank; take…

Comment by Bastian Loc on 02-12-2011

[QUOTE=Rocks!;10089765]Maidana has zero-boxing skill. Nacho won't be able to teach this dog any tricks.[/QUOTE] You're a serious moron if you believe this. And I don't think you're a serious moron so you better revise your remarks and post in reality.

Comment by Pullcounter on 02-11-2011

this ain't gonna work. maidana isn't gonna learn new tricks in one training camp. nacho better just get maidana in tip top condition

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