Orlando Del Valle Heads To Mexico To Train With Nacho

By Ryan Burton and Damián Ferrer Reyes

Super bantamweight prospect Orlandito Del Valle (16-1) has advised that he is leaving for Mexico on Monday to train with Hall of Fame trainer Nacho Beristain. Del Valle said that he and his manager (who also trained him) Ray Rivera made the decision together.

"Me and Ray (former trainer and actual manager) are feeling very excited. This is a new chapter in our career and we are both looking forward to it. We made this decision as a team and we hoping for nothing but the best," Del Valle explained.

The Puerto Rican fighter is looking to bounce back from his September loss to Vic Darchinyan. He said that he is thrilled to be able to fight under the tutelage of such a legendary figure in the sport and can't wait to get started.  

"Personally I feel like a little kid ready to go to his first day of school. It's an honor for me just knowing that I will be part of a legendary stable and I am aiming to start writing my little piece of history at the Romanza Gym with Nacho and my whole Team Del Valle which include all my fans.  I am nothing with out them," Del Valle stated.

Beristain has trained many of the sport's top fighters such future Hall of Famers Juan Manuel Marquez and Rafael Marquez, and Hall of Famer Ricardo "Finito" Lopez.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jab2theballs on 02-16-2013

[QUOTE=ELHURACAN58;13040672]If Del Valle gets caught with plaster or peds Im blaming Nacho.[/QUOTE] Don't blame it on Nacho. Blame it on bum ass Porto Rican trainers.:boxing:

Comment by $coinblatt$ on 02-15-2013

[QUOTE=AnimalisticMeth;13040793]Cotto should follow and hire Nacho.[/QUOTE] Cotto's a bum, nobody can help him

Comment by AnimalisticMeth on 02-15-2013

Cotto should follow and hire Nacho.

Comment by AnimalisticMeth on 02-15-2013

Very smart move by Del Valle.

Comment by ELHURACAN58 on 02-15-2013

If Del Valle gets caught with plaster or peds Im blaming Nacho.

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