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 Last update:  5/16/2012       Read more by Ricardo Achibold Mendez         
   
Caballero Says He Plans To Move Forward With Garcia
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By Ricardo Archibold Mendez, notifight.com

Panamanian Celestino 'Pelenchín' Caballero, the featherweight champion of World Boxing Association (WBA), is planning to move forward with his mandatory defense against Mickey Garcia on July 28th at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California.

In an earlier interview, Caballero was pushing to have the fight in either Panama or Las Vegas. Sampson Boxing, who won the purse bid, are taking the fight to Indio with Telefutura covering the television boardcast.

According to the rules of the WBA, Caballero could lose his title if he doesn't move forward, and Garcia could lose his ranking if he walks away from the fight. Caballero has yet to sign, but he continues to train and plans to fight.

"I have not signed any contract yet. I'm just continuing to get ready in Las Vegas. But I'll fight," said Caballero.

Caballero has a record of 36 wins, 23 of them by KO and four losses, while Garcia has 28 wins, no defeats and 24 KOs.

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



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comment by mrpleaseplease, on 05-17-2012
I sure hope that the odds makers give pelechin a chance, cause I sure don't. Thats an all in bet on garcia for sure. ez loot.....peace ya'll

comment by whoseyourdaddy, on 05-17-2012
Like both guys, but am leaning more towards Miguel "Mickey" Garcia.

comment by lopez36, on 05-16-2012
cant wait for this one

comment by Ido, on 05-16-2012
This year has been hit with one disappointment after another. Victor vs Andre (it gets postponed due to injury). Gamboa vs Bam Bam (fight canceled due to contract politics). Perterson vs Khan (Perterson performs Seppuku on his career). Mi corazoncito cant handle one more of these, hope i...

comment by LeG00N, on 05-16-2012
I wonder if Floyd will drop Caballero from the "Bomb Squad" when Mikey schools him

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