Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, Juan Manuel Marquez' trainer, is excited to be back at The Forum and wants the boxing fans to enjoy an exciting match between Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado.
The winner will become the mandatory challenger to WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Márquez vs. Alvarado takes place on This Saturday! May 17, and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.
The telecast will open with the 12-round Viktor Postol vs. Selcuk Aydin World Boxing Council (WBC) super lightweight title elimination bout. Postol (25-0, 19 KOs), of Brovarsky, Ukraine and Aydin (26-2, 19 KOs), of Trabzon, Turkey, are world-rated No. 1 and No. 2 by the WBC, respectively