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Nacho Beristain is Hospitalized, Reportedly Stable

By Salvador Rodriguez

Legendary Mexican trainer Ignacio 'Nacho' Beristain was hospitalized Wednesday night, south of Mexico City, due to health problems. The trainer's family has refused to confirm the details, but he is reportedly stable. A source close to the family said the trainer underwent surgery for heart problems; but there is no confirmation that a possible heart attack was the cause for the procedure. The Hall of Fame trainer is said to be out of danger and resting.

Beristain is 74 years old and three years ago he was immortalized in the Hall of Fame in Canastota. He's worked with at least 24 world champions, including Juan Manuel and Rafael Marquez, Humberto Gonzalez, Daniel Zaragoza and Gilberto Roman.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Muscles72 on 05-30-2014

Rest up and get well Nacho.

Comment by chavmex on 05-30-2014

Some guys here take it to personal, How can you wish something bad to a man that has giving so much to the sports we supposedly love as fans????? Guys here is my take on Pacquiao vs Marquez, they can…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 05-30-2014

[QUOTE=fabie;14603893]You're confusing the stuffs happening in the RING and PERSONAL FEELINGS. No one can actually hate someone just because of competition. One can harbor only competitive feelings to "beat" the other within the confines of the competition and the spirit…

Comment by fabie on 05-30-2014

[QUOTE=drenlou;14602672]Everyone talks crap about nacho, now somehing is wrong with him now its "get well nacho"? Give me a break.[/QUOTE] You're confusing the stuffs happening in the RING and PERSONAL FEELINGS. No one can actually hate someone just because of…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 05-30-2014

I remember someone asked which trainer would you feel most comfortable with training your child if he became interested in boxing....my man Naz was numero uno, the great Nacho was second.....utmost respect for that man and his work!!....wishing for a…

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