Advertisement
Advertisement

Nacho: Marquez Won't Give Alvarado Any Advantage

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

According to trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain, former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez will modify his diet for the upcoming fight against Mike Alvarado, scheduled for May 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles.

Nacho reports he had a meeting with Juan Manuel, to outline the strategy for this fight, because they train differently for every opponent.

The Hall of Fame trainer said Marquez is going to change his diet, because for the fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao he worked his way all the way down to 139-pounds on the morning of the weigh-in, before coming in at 143-pounds later that day [after eating meals]. The fight with Alvarado is contracted for a catch-weight of 143.

"The strategy is completely different when facing a puncher instead of a boxer. We are going to outline a plan to deal with Alvarado, who is a very dangerous opponent. One of the things that Juan will have to do for this fight is take care of his weight. In the fight with Alvarado, we don't want to give him any advantage, and the weight is very important. So Juan has amended his diet, so he doesn't get down too low," Nacho said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sugarsmosley_ on 03-23-2014

[QUOTE=Sugar Adam Ali;14354787]Alvarado is going to beat jmm, or get robbed on cards to ensure manny jmm 5[/QUOTE] how do you see alvarado having sucess assuming he comes forward at marquez. we seen guys that come forward aggressive at him…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 03-23-2014

Alvarado is going to beat jmm, or get robbed on cards to ensure manny jmm 5

Comment by bambam182 on 03-23-2014

[QUOTE=Fighting_Pride;14351144]marquez looked old in the bradley fight. a feather fisted bradley almost knocked him out with a freakin' left hand. alvarado is taller, bigger and stronger than marquez. [SIZE="7"][B]plus alvarado's speed and footwork is almost the same as bradley's.[/B][/SIZE] if…

Comment by Túpac Amaru III on 03-22-2014

I think Marquez vs. Alvarado will end up being a war, but I think "Dinamita" will eventually break down Alvarado in the late rounds.

Comment by Senor_frogs on 03-21-2014

[QUOTE=Dinamita 03;14351245]So why doesn't his team want the fight? They can't get a bigger name to fight them at the moment.[/QUOTE] That's what I'm saying.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (22)
Top Headlines Guy Robb Vows To Control Pace and Outbox Miguel Marriaga Michael Conlan Has NO FEAR of AIBA's Threats of Action Jose Benavidez's Father Gives Details, Update on Son's Shooting Tomasz Adamek Ponders a Final Ring Return For 2017 Canelo: A Shame Mexicans Criticize Their Athletes So Much! Nietes vs. Sosa: Mark Magsayo To Face Garcia on The Undercard David Price, Anthony Ogogo To Feature on Braehmer-Cleverly Canelo Expects Liam Smith To Bring The Fight To Him Ricky Burns To Face Mandatory Kiryl Relikh On Return Jose Benavidez Jr. Shot in Arizona, Taken To The Hospital Bryant Perrella-Yordenis Ugas on September 27, PBC on FS1 Giovanni De Carolis-Tyron Zeuge Rematch on November 5th Golovkin's Coach: Ward Beats Everyone at 175 - Except Kovalev! Vargas is Open To Facing Crawford After Stunning Pacquiao Sam Maxwell Turns Over, Joins MGM: Will Debut In October Golovkin Warns Saunders: My Goal is The WBO Belt, I Want it Next Anthony Crolla: I'll Have Jorge Linares Rematch in Las Vegas Williams-Patterson, Eubank Jr-Langford Confirmed For October 22 In Cardiff Derry Mathews Confident: I'll Dig Deep With Luke Campbell! Upton Brothers Leave Ricky Hatton Over "Turbulent Private Life" Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora Could Collide in December Smith Backs Froch: Kovalev is Best Pound For Pound Fighter! Amir Khan Says Land For Boxing Academy is Now in Dispute Team USA: Olympic Postmortem De La Hoya on Canelo-GGG: We Can't Afford To Wait Beyond 2017 Chocolatito: Cuadras Talks A lot, But I'll Prove it in The Ring! Golovkin: No Big Fights at 168, I Make 160 Easy - I'm Not Big 160 Juanma: Business Opportunity Made Me Return, Not Vazquez Morrison, Golub, Baranchyk, Peterkin Head To 9/23 ShoBox Robert Guerrero: I'm Ready For a World Title Shot Right Now! Photos: Gennady Golovkin, Roman Gonzalez Big Bear Media Day Saunders Still a Possibility for Canelo, Golden Boy Focused on Smith Jon Fernandez, Jose Roman Ink Pacts With Lou DiBella De La Hoya: Canelo a 154-Pounder, Will Fight Golovkin When Ready! Jarrell Miller's Promoter: He's Ready For Any World Champion Canelo: Margarito Fight Will NEVER Happen, He Should Retire Ramiro Carrillo, Achour Esho Return on October 1, UIC Pavilion Joshuanthony Ortiz, Edgardo Laboy Ink Pacts With Miguel Cotto Canelo Admits Move To 160 is Likely Next For His Career Mason Menard Puts a Target on The Back of Terry Flanagan
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement