Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Caballero on Signing With TMT, Picks Salido Over Garcia

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com spoke to WBA featherweight champion Celestino "Pelenchin" Caballero who recently signed to 50 Cent's new promotional company, TMT Promotions.  Caballero, who also trains at the Mayweather Boxing Club, said that he is excited to be part of the new promotional outfit. 

"I am happy to be part of TMT. I like what they had to say and what direction they are going so I signed with them. I have faith in God that everything will turn out how I hope," Caballero explained. 

Caballero hasn't fought since December 31st when he traveled to Japan and beat Satoshi Hosono in his backyard. The Panamanian was in talks to face Mikey Garcia but the fight dissolved for a variety of issues including a change in dates.

Garcia will now face WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido either in October or November. Caballero favors the 31 year-old Salido over his younger opponent. 

"If Salido uses his experience and trains hard I think he will win," Caballero stated. "I don't think Garcia will be able to withstand his body attack."

Pelenchin finished our conversation by saying that the fans can expect to see him in the ring soon.

"Hopefully I will be back in the ring soon. I want to bring the fans another great win," Cabllero told BoxingScene.
 
Send questions or comments to
[email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by UTEP on 08-10-2012

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;12414931]I could see Cab beating Salido.[/QUOTE] Salido knocks him out. I was big on Cab when he was fighting at 122, but after seeing him get wobbled several times by average puncher Jason Litzau its obvious he wont stand a…

Comment by Ringlife on 08-10-2012

Caba, is just mad because he was the one that was supposed to fight Garcia.

Comment by PR ESQ. on 08-10-2012

He definitely wont be victimized by an overhand right!

Comment by Kagami Taiga on 08-10-2012

That's a good damn fight. I think id favor salido tho.

Comment by Toltec77 on 08-10-2012

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;12414931]I could see Cab beating Salido.[/QUOTE] You Must be a dirty ass MOJON![SIZE="6"][/SIZE]

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Badou Jack vs. Callum Smith Purse Bid Set For February 17 Mayweather Willing To Help Rousey Improve Her Striking Skills Adrien Broner: Make Numbers Right - I'll Fight Burns in The UK Boxing Coach Arrested, Allegations of Recruiting Militants For ISIS Hearn Calls Mayweather's Robbery Claim 'Rubbish', Still Eyes DeGale-Smith Golovkin-Jacobs: Loeffler Expects Good Numbers For PPV Card Bellew: I'm at 225-Pounds and Training, Not a Poser Like Haye Froch Disagrees With Mayweather on Robbery, Agrees Jack Won Katie Taylor To Fight on Joshua-Klitschko, Possibly Golovkin-Jacobs David Lemieux vs. Curtis Stevens Set For March 11, HBO Joshua vs. Klitschko - Over 80,000 Tickets Sold Team Ramirez: Zurdo Has What it Takes To KO Jack or DeGale! Juan Carlos Payano Eyes Trilogy With Rau'Shee Warren Badou Jack Moving Up To 175-Pounds; Wants Adonis Stevenson Mayweather: Not Looking to Make Gervonta Davis-Lomachenko Badou Jack-James DeGale: Post-Fight Report Card Kell Brook: My Team Wants Me To Go To 154 Pounds Tyrone Nurse: It'll Be Great To Be A Big Attraction Mayweather Believes Broner Can Become The Next PPV Star Qudratillo Abduqaxorov Will Face Viktor Plotnykov on February 10 Trainer: Lara or Charlo Have a Great Chance To Beat Golovkin Dennis Ceylan vs. Isaac Lowe Euro Title Clash on March 18 Lomachenko-Corrales is The Target For April 8 or 15, Says Arum "Fighting Words" - One Prospect Rises Fast, Another Falls Hard Canelo's Trainer Expects The "Best Version" of Chavez Jr. on May 6 Gervonta Davis: I Showed Pedraza What Sharks Do in Deep Waters Jack Doesn’t Dispute Judges Scoring First Round 10-8 for DeGale Gervonta Davis vs. Jose Pedraza - CompuBox Punch Stats Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. TV Deal By Month's End, Says Hearn Badou Jack vs. James DeGale - CompuBox Punch Stats Jack: Ref Threatened to Disqualify DeGale for Losing Mouthpiece Mayweather: Do I want to sign DeGale? Abso-f*****g-lutely Video: Hearn Reacts To Mayweather, Talks Jack vs. DeGale Video: Carl Froch Reacts To Jack-DeGale, Talks Canelo-Chavez Jack: All I Want Is for Them To Treat Me Fair; Look at His Face Juan Carlos Payano Returns With a Win, Aims For Active 2017 Video: Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Looking To Sign James DeGale Jack, Mayweather Agree There's No Need for Rematch With DeGale Mayweather is Livid: We Don’t Pay Judges, Like Other Promoters Jason Sosa's Promoter Would Love Orlando Salido Showdown
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement