Caballero Rips Juanma: Wants Salido Bout Right Now

By Ricardo Archibold Mendez,

Once Mexico's Orlando 'Siri' Salido (38-11-2, 26KOs) retained his WBO featherweight title last Saturday night by way of a technical knockout over Juan Manuel 'Juanma' López, Panamanian Celestino 'Pelenchín' Caballero (36-4, 23KOs), the WBA's champion, began shouting for a unification with the Mexican champion.
"I want Salido right now, I'm ready for him, I just want his handlers to give me the chance to fight against him," said Caballero.

The feud between Caballero and Juanma has been well documented. For several years Caballero claimed that Juanma avoided him at super bantamweight. He always complained to WBO President Francisco Valcarcel that Juanma was never a worthy champion.

"Juanma Lopez has never been a great champion for the WBO. In addition, if he wants to fight with me, give me a good purse and I shall give him a beating worse than the [one he received from] Salido," Caballero said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by newcastleking on 03-13-2012

Good fight though, never know, may happen as you can see Salido isnt afraid of Anyone.

Comment by newcastleking on 03-13-2012

Caballero will end up just like Juanma

Comment by oc9979 on 03-13-2012

Salido beats Caballero and Juanma still beats Caballero

Comment by edgarg on 03-13-2012

[QUOTE=4CornersKid;11882914]Caballero is better than Lopez.....[/QUOTE] Yes I believe he is, and he could beat Lopez, but I also believe that Salido could beat him with a body attack. Caballero would have to box him and avoid an inside fight the…

Comment by 4Corners on 03-12-2012

[QUOTE=edgarg;11882731]Eerything that Caballero says may be quite true, but it's still obvious that he won't fight Lopez unless he gets what he says is "a good purse". An average/ordinary boxer will fight a world champion, knowing that he'll be beaten…

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