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Marquez's Trainer: Timothy Bradley is a Very Dirty Fighter

By Miguel Rivera

During the last few days on BoxingScene.com, both Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39KOs) and Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12KOs) have discussed their interest in a possible future fight. Marquez, the WBA/WBO lightweight champion, is trying to get a fourth fight against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. If Pacquiao is unavailable, Marquez is interested in a possible fight against WBO 140-pound champion Bradley - who also wants the fight.

Hall-of-Fame trainer Nacho Beristain was asked for his opinion on Bradley as a possible opponent. Like some of Bradley's past opponents, Nacho voiced a familar concern. He worries about Bradley's past issues with accidental head clashes - although some opponents have made allegations that Bradley uses his head intentionally.

After reviewing fights, Nacho felt the California fighter was coming on the inside too much with his head.

"[Bradley] is a very dirty, slick fighter. He has injured several opponents with his head," Nacho said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 01-02-2012

[QUOTE=v.cassiusali@ya;11623441]the clash of the dirty fighters, the dirtiest and the meanest of the two will win... it would be marquez...[/QUOTE] The dirtiest fighter doesn't always win :) [IMG]http://www.chilloutpoint.com/images/2010/09/dirty-fighting-in-mud/dirty-fighting-in-mud-13.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by v.cassiusali@ya on 01-02-2012

the clash of the dirty fighters, the dirtiest and the meanest of the two will win... it would be marquez...

Comment by delpilar on 01-01-2012

Bradley is a saint compared to that convicted wife beater.

Comment by jvsnypes on 01-01-2012

At this point, I think that all of Bradley's potential opponents try to use the headbutting issues to get into his head. When a person is constantly accused of doing something dirty, it gets into some fighters head and they…

Comment by jvsnypes on 01-01-2012

[QUOTE=Jakutindi Wauya;11618621]Bradley is a very good inside fighter.Because of his style he tends to lead a bit with the head to get inside his opponent's jab and sometimes accidents happen.He's not dirty like Amir Khan,he's just good at what he…

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