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 Last update:  5/3/2012       Read more by Ryan Maquinana         
   
Caballero-Garcia Purse Bid is Won By Sampson Lewkowicz
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By Ryan Maquiñana

Sampson Lewkowicz outbid Top Rank to win the purse bid for Celestino Caballero’s upcoming WBA featherweight title defense against Mikey Garcia.

Lewkowicz’s offer of $440,000 eclipsed Top Rank’s number of $402,000.  The bidding took place Thursday afternoon at the Marriott Dadeland in Miami, Fla., and was conducted by WBA president Gilberto Mendoza and executive vice president Jesus Mendoza.

Possible date of July 28th in Los Angeles, Panama and the frontrunner, Las Vegas. 

Caballero (36-4, 23 KOs), from Panama City, Panama, has made one defense of the belt after regaining it from Jonathan Barros, a unanimous decision over Satoshi Hosono last December.  Garcia (28-0, 24 KOs), from Oxnard, Calif., stopped Bernabe Concepcion in March.

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly column for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (CSNBayArea.com). He’s also a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and Ring Magazine’s Ratings Panel. E-mail him at rmaquinana@gmail.com , check out his blog at norcalboxing.net or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

Tags: Celestino Caballero , Mikey Garcia , Caballero-Garcia , Caballero vs Garcia


 

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comment by EdMon917, on 05-14-2012
[QUOTE=PTY_Boxing]Outbox him? Dont think so... Caba got the experience, plus is a tricky fighter..[/QUOTE] http://sportofboxing.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/jason_litzau.jpg Anyways.....Garcia will beat him. Decision or Stoppage.

comment by Hougigo, on 05-14-2012
Can't wait

comment by Blue Mercury, on 05-14-2012
Damn how did I miss this thread??? #WarMikey

comment by Babalu11, on 05-03-2012
This is a good fight, but It's Bullshhit that Chris John has not faced the regular champion and the WBA does this kind of BS. Also I like that Lewkowicz is promoting this. He seems like a good guy. I'm surprised Top Rank did not try to win this bid.

comment by PACnPBFsuck, on 05-03-2012
Hopefully this is a Main Event on BAD or SHObox, July just seems so far away.

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