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Nacho Admits He Was Shocked By Marquez's KO Win

By Rene Umanzor

Hall of Fame trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain, the lifetime coach of former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, admitted he was shocked by his boxer's one-punch knockout victory of Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Marquez dropped Pacquiao in the third round, but saw himself suffer a knockdown in the fifth. With less than a few seconds left in the sixth, Pacquiao walked right into a short right hand by Marquez. The punch knocked Pacquiao out cold and gave Marquez his first win over the Filipino superstar in four fights.

"I never thought that Juan could knock out Pacquiao. Juan is not a [power puncher]. He is a very precise fighter, and hits hard but not violently. He gets you with three shots in a row at the tip of the chin and he hurts you, but not like [what happened with the punch that hit Pacquiao]. What happened was a phenomenon," Nacho said.

"I'm happy because I had a desire to see Pacquiao on canvas, because the truth is we already won three times. It's like I'm dreaming right now."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by stretchedout on 12-11-2012

[QUOTE=danceswithfire;12797237]we know nacho , we know .... marquez had an invisible baseball bat with him last saturday....memo heredia gave it to him lol even nacho knows what's up...[/QUOTE] Still crying coz your boy got smoked :lol1: [IMG]http://www.abc.net.au/news/linkableblob/4417384/data/pacquiao-gets-knocked-out-data.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://jaypinho.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/boxing.gif?w=869[/IMG] The Cotto…

Comment by danceswithfire on 12-10-2012

we know nacho , we know .... marquez had an invisible baseball bat with him last saturday....memo heredia gave it to him lol even nacho knows what's up...

Comment by stretchedout on 12-10-2012

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;12795091]Fantastic punch! He stepped to his left a lil and put all of his power into the right hand. Manny walked right into it chin out in the air like he was saying "what's up". Didn't take juicing to get…

Comment by stretchedout on 12-10-2012

[QUOTE=kmas-ski;12793598]Homie u do realize JMM worked with a known cheater who helped JMM look like John Rambo? [B]Look he won the fight but unless there's random testing I (as well as anyone else) can question that ish we jus witnessed.…

Comment by cameltoe on 12-10-2012

[QUOTE=kmas-ski;12793598]Homie u do realize JMM worked with a known cheater who helped JMM look like John Rambo? Look he won the fight but unless there's random testing I (as well as anyone else) can question that ish we jus witnessed.…

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