The historic coach Nacho Beristain revealed why they never met above the ring Humberto “Chiquita” González and Ricardo “Finito” López, who were the most important Mexican small pesos of their time.
“The opportunity for a fight was never given because I think there was no money to pay them,” he explained. Beristain in an interview with the channel There is Tire. “They were the two smallest fighters in weight, but Humberto he won a million and a half dollars for one world championship fight and then another. Richard he did not win those amounts, despite the fact that he was a great fighter ”.
In the same way, he recalled how difficult it was to train them at the same time, since they both had chop and could not even be seen in paint.
“It was a fight to have them in the same hotel, or to train one and then the other, because they fought for time,” he recalled Beristain. “One had been doing more time to harm the other, they had to intervene saying: ‘you’re done, then go to hell’. It was a bit difficult, but luckily we were able to solve them ”.
What did Finito López lack to earn money like Chiquita González did?
Nacho Beristain I point out what was the key so that Ricardo LopezDespite being a great boxer, he did not win big bags of money when he stepped into the ring in his entire career.
“What was missing is that he never fought in a function where people were forced to pay Pay Per View to see him,” he explained. Beristain. “The Little girl He started from scratch, he started to earn little by little for the pay per event, but he charged. Richard on the other hand, no, he fought in the functions of Tyson, but he did it in the first or second fight ”.