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Nacho Sees Rey Vargas as The Future of Mexican Boxing

By Pepe Rodriguez

After briefly being hospitalized with an illness, Hall of Fame trainer and manager Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain returned this past Saturday to his normal activities, where his disciple "King" Rey Vargas (20-0, 17KOs), who was victorious in his match against Filipino Vergel "Superman" Nebran. Vargas retaining his super bantamweight youth world title of the World Boxing Council by knockout.

Nacho said: "I'm positive Rey Vargas is the future of Mexican boxing and that is why I decided to attend this fight as it was crucial to his promising career. I've had many years of non-stop action and I will not allow an illness to take me away from my passion. I'm positive King Vargas is going to be a world champion and the least I can do is join him in his corner."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Aztekkas on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14669971]Found it. It was JMM? [url]http://www.boxingscene.com/marquez-abner-mares-next-mexican-great--65260[/url][/QUOTE] Great find! :boxing: Marquez is a good analyst and it's nice to see him give props. IDK about Mares being the next "great Mexican champion" but he is/was a very good one.…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=Aztekkas;14669490]Many folks were high on Mares before his loss so it might just be him. However, I think there is some hard feelings between Nacho and Mares since they parted ways, although Nacho always acknowledged Mares's skill even though he…

Comment by Cinci Champ on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=Realboxingfan1;14668670]Wow.when nacho is gone hopefully not anytime soon,I don't see any other trainers like him specially up and coming at least now.nacho and roach legend trainers.rip Emanuel Stewart .could it be Robert Garcia and Virgil hunter taking the torch in…

Comment by Aztekkas on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14669463]Am I imagining things or did he not say this about someone else before? I think last year. EDIT: Actually I think it was Marquez that said something similar about Mares.[/QUOTE] Many folks were high on Mares before…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-17-2014

Am I imagining things or did he not say this about someone else before? I think last year. EDIT: Actually I think it was Marquez that said something similar about Mares.

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