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Nacho Beristain rips Tim Bradley: ‘He’s the only undefeated fighter with two losses’

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More post-fight coverage from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada as Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain speaks following Tim Bradley’s split-decision victory over Juan Manuel Marquez. Beristain feels his fighter Marquez deserved the victory and takes some shots at Bradley

Nacho Beristain rips Tim Bradley after his victory over Marquez: ‘He’s the only undefeated fighter with two losses’

Trainer Nacho Beristain in Las Vegas following Juan Manuel Marquez’s defeat to Tim Bradley (Photo: Chris Robinosn – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, Palm Springs native Tim Bradley produced perhaps the most complete performance of his career in defeating Juan Manuel Marquez over twelve tense rounds.

After the final bell sounded, two tallies ready 116-112 and 115-113 favored Bradley, granting him the split-decision victory over Marquez, who also received a 115-113 nod.

Throughout the fight, Bradley showed great reflexes, a quick jab, and excellent movement with his legs. Marquez landed the occasional blow to get the crowd into the fight, but ultimately the Mexico City star simply failed to get into enough of an offensive rhythm that would have turned the tide of the fight.

At the post-fight press conference, Marquez’s longtime trainer Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain seemed gracious when speaking to the press.

Nacho Beristain discusses Juan Manuel Marquez’s legacy with Top Rank’s Crystina Poncher

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More all-access coverage from Las Vegas during the Timothy Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Marquez fight week as the respected trainer Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain discusses Juan’s legacy in the sport of boxing

Nacho Beristain claims Juan Manuel Marquez is already in better condition for his upcoming fight with Bradley than his victory over Pacquiao

Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain, Rafael Marquez, Joel Diaz, and Antonio Diaz in Indio, Calif. on Thursday afternoon (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

On Thursday afternoon, esteemed trainer Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain could be found inside of the Indio Boys and Girls Club in the Coachella Valley of California.

Beristain was within reach of his longtime pupil and former two-division champion Rafael Marquez, whom he has reconnected with as he heads into a pivotal clash on Saturday night against Efrain Esquivias at the nearby Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.

After a few moments of discussing some aspects of the Marquez-Esquivias bout, I asked Beristain for a few updates on the training camp of Rafael’s older brother Juan Manuel down in Mexico City.

Juan Manuel is prepping for an Oct. 12 encounter with formidable WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley, who ironically trains out of the same facility that Beristain was present in on Thursday.

Speaking through Golden Boy Promotions PR Director Ramiro Gonzales, Beristain highlighted his charge’s physical state of being pristine despite the fight with Bradley still over a month away.

Nacho Beristain gives updates on Juan Manuel Marquez’s training for Timothy Bradley

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Chris Robinson catches up with respected trainer Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain in Indio, Calif., as he speaks on reuniting with Rafael Marquez for his bout with Esquivias, shares his thoughts on Juan Manuel Marquez’s training for Tim Bradley, and reflects on Jhonny Gonzalez’s victory over Abner Mares