When it comes to Mexican boxing, few names hold as much respect and admiration as that of Ignacio "Nacho" Beristáin. Nacho Beristáin, born on February 14, 1939, in Mexico City, has left an indelible mark on the sport as a trainer, manager, and mentor. Throughout his illustrious career spanning several decades, Beristáin has played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of Mexican boxing and guiding numerous fighters to achieve greatness.
Beristáin's journey in the world of boxing began in the early 1970s when he started working as an assistant trainer in Mexico City. His passion, knowledge, and dedication quickly caught the attention of boxing enthusiasts, and he soon became renowned for his technical expertise and strategic acumen. Beristáin's rise to prominence coincided with the emergence of several talented Mexican boxers, and he played a crucial role in nurturing their skills and transforming them into world-class fighters. So far he has trained and made over 15 world champions not a bad resume for a man who didnt fight a profesional boxing fight.