Philippines, 06 May 2016
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


ROACH AND BERISTAIN MATCH WITS AGAIN


PhilBoxing.com




MANILA(PNA)- If Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez have unfinished business to settle when they meet for the fourth time on December 8, so do their respective trainers - Freddie Roach and Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, respectively.

The “Pacman”, of course, will be out to prove his two-win, one-draw record over Marquez is no fluke, while “El Dinamita” will, once and for all, prove his repeated pronouncements that he won all their three previous fights are no figment of his imagination.

While Pacquiao and Marquez will be trying to erase each other for the fourth time, Roach and Beristain, on the other hand, will be strutting wares in techniques and magic in the corners for the fifth time with the five-time “Trainer of the Year” honoree by the Boxing Writers Association of America looking forward to a five-peat sweep of all their encounters.

Roach was also in Pacquiao’s corner when the Filipino eight –division champion demolished and forced legendary Oscar DeLa Hoya into retirement with an emphatic and sensational ninth round technical knockout victory on December 6, 2009.

Beristain managed a draw decision with Roach the first time their wards battled each other on May 8, 2004 when Marquez successfully defended his World Boxing Association and World Boxing Federation featherweight crown despite dropping to the canvas thrice and was only saved by judge Burt Clement’s error in scoring.

Four years later, Roach made it 2-0 over his Mexican counterparts when Pacquiao settled for a split decision triumph on the strength of sending Marquez down in the third round and, thus, took the latter’s super-featherweight diadem.
Last year on almost the same date, the now 52-year-old American training guru guided his prized pupil to a majority verdict that, like their previous remained doubtful in the eyes of many, thus, this Act IV of the two finest fighters’ storied feud.
Like Pacquiao and Marquez, Roach and Beristain would also like their students to win convincingly this time, if possible via stoppage, and they look moving no stone unturned in attaining their target by charting rigid and extensive training regimen at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles for Pacquiao and at the Romanza sweat shop in Mexico City for Marquez.

Both Roach and Beristain are acknowledged two of the finest trainers in the world today having been elevated to boxing Hall of Fame although the Mexican earned the distinction earlier in 2006, while the American only last June.

Roach has, so far, produced no less than 22 world champions, the most notable of whom is Pacquiao, The only man in the entire universe to owns eight belts in as many weight divisions and fellow Filipinos Gerry Penalosa and current unified flyweight kingpin Brian Viloria. Among the most prominent former belt holders who worked with Roach were Amir Khan, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.and DeLa Hoya.

Beristain trains the Marquez brothers Juan Manuel and Rafael. His first world champion was longtime bantamweight and Super Bantamweight champion Daniel Zaragoza. He also guided Gilberto Roman to the WBC super-flyweight title. In the 1990s, Beristain handled the highly regarded champion Ricardo strawweight and light flyweight Lopez


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Eddie Alinea.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • CANELO VS. KHAN FIGHTER UNDERCARD MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Fri, 06 May 2016
  • METUDA FIGHT IN RUSSIA CANCELED AFTER OPPONENT IS DEHYDRATED
    By Lito delos Reyes, Fri, 06 May 2016
  • WBO European super featherweight champion Evgeny Chuprakov defends title against undefeated Sebastian Tlatlik this Friday in Ekaterinburg, Russia
    By , Fri, 06 May 2016
  • BACK FOR ONE MORE ROUND, PROVIDENCE ICON MANFREDO JR. REFLECTS ON BALANCING LIFE IN AND OUT BOXING
    By , Fri, 06 May 2016
  • Donald Trump -- No Gracias ... WON'T Attend Canelo vs. Khan Fight
    By , Fri, 06 May 2016
  • Miesha Tate -- Best Thing About Trump ... We Both Hate Ronda! (VIDEO)
    By , Fri, 06 May 2016
  • DUNO AND ALEXEEV MAKE WEIGHT, FIGHT IN RUSSIA FOR WBO YOUTH BELT MAY 6
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Thu, 05 May 2016
  • CANELO VS. KHAN FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Thu, 05 May 2016
  • Olympic gold may not be Manny’s destiny
    By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 05 May 2016
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: True Pac-Man Fan Passes, Arizona Boxing & More
    By Don Smith, Thu, 05 May 2016
  • QUOTES FROM TODAY’S SHOWTIME SPORTS/ANTHONY JOSHUA ANNOUNCEMENT & KICKOFF PRESS CONFERENCE
    By , Thu, 05 May 2016
  • Hughie Fury added to Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko Card
    By , Thu, 05 May 2016
  • Confident Willis: "Gray has never faced anyone like me!"
    By , Thu, 05 May 2016
  • DONAIRE-BEDAK TITLE FIGHT PRODUCES FANTASTIC TV RATINGS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 04 May 2016
  • Former world champion Kermit Cintron takes on Eduardo Flores this Friday night at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
    By , Wed, 04 May 2016
  • FULL CARD ANNOUNCED FOR SALITA PROMOTIONS' DETROIT BRAWL AT MASONIC TEMPLE DOWNTOWN
    By , Wed, 04 May 2016
  • NBA PLAYOFFS -- ​Heat steal Game 1 with OT thriller
    By Mark Josef, Wed, 04 May 2016
  • TWO UNBEATEN FILIPINO FIGHTERS INVADE RUSSIA
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 04 May 2016
  • COUNTER PUNCH REPORT STOWER VS OLSEN
    By , Wed, 04 May 2016
  • Straight Rights and Straight A’s: The Joey Veazey Story
    By , Wed, 04 May 2016
  • CANELO VS. KHAN GRAND ARRIVALS QUOTES & PHOTOS
    By , Wed, 04 May 2016
  • SPORTS MEDIA CANELO-KHAN PREDICTIONS
    By , Wed, 04 May 2016
  • SABILLO NOW IN MANILA, NO PROBLEM WITH WEIGHT
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 04 May 2016
  • DORONEO TO CHALLENGE RUSSIAN CHAMP
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 04 May 2016


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2016 philboxing.com.