“I watch football”: Nacho Beristáin says he no longer watches Canelo fights

Nacho Beristáin Canelo

Caleb Plant it will not tickle Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez when they meet on November 6 in Las Vegas, said the Mexican coach Ignacio “Nacho” Beristáin, who assures that he no longer sees fights from the Canelo.

“The fighter you are going to face (Plant) does not have the faculties to tickle the Canelo “, assured Nacho Beristain in interview for LEFT PUNCH. “The other one who fought with him (Billy joe saunders) nor the whole show they were doing; it really wasn’t worth it. This fight came at a time when the division is far behind. “

Don Nacho Beristáin, maker of more than 20 world champions, confesses that he stopped watching the fights of the Canelo Alvarez. However, he also recognizes that the man from Guadalajara has improved his boxing level with so many world title contests that he has played. He also gives credit to his coach Eddy reynoso.

“I saw a couple of fights (from Canelo) and nothing more; then I did not want to see any again, and I have not seen any, “he said. Beristain. “The truth is that he has improved, because he has a lot of championship fights. And I want to think that he has a good coach, that man with the faculties that he has that he has improved, he has improved ”.

Beristáin, with Eddy Reynoso, Canelo’s coach

Beristáin sometimes prefers soccer to Canelo fights

The famous Mexican coach also made it clear that sometimes he prefers to watch football than a boxing fight, especially when you already know what can happen, as in the fights of the Canelo.

“Sometimes I watch football,” he commented. Beristain. “I like it a lot, especially Spanish and English football, because of the technique they use to see it is ideal. So why waste time watching a fight that you know beforehand what is going to happen? ”.

The Canelo Alvarez will seek on November 6 to become the first Mexican and Latin American to hold the titles of the four top boxing organizations at the same time. He already has the super middleweights of the CMB, OMB and AMB, and only the one of the FIB, which holds Caleb Plant.

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