By Hilmar Rojas
The World Boxing Association has ordered a purse bid for the mandatory fight between their "regular" featherweight champion Celestino Caballero (36-4, 23KOs), and mandatory challenger Nicholas Walters (21-0, 17KOs). Both sides had until September 2nd to reach an agreement will be called. Caballero was previously ordered to face Mikey Garcia, who instead will target a November fight with WBO champion Orlando Salido.
The purse bid will take place at 11am at the WBA's office in Panama, with Vice President Gilberto Mendoza Jr. overseeing the bid. There will be a 75-25 split in favor of the champion - and the minimum bid is $120,000 dollars.