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Caballero Wins, Appointed as Mandatory To Barros' Belt

By Hilmar Rojas

Celestino Caballero (34-3, 23KOs) got his wish. After making a petition and pushing very hard, the WBA's championship committee voted to make him the mandatory challenger to "regular" WBA featherweight champion Jonathan Victor Barros (31-1, 18KOs), who won the vacant title last December. However, it was also ruled that Barros would receive extension of the voluntary period before having to make his mandatory defense against Caballero. Barros now has 180 days before he has to fight the mandatory.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chifuli on 02-05-2011

How is it possible that the WBA has 3 FW champions?? Gamboa, John and Barros. Then, How is it possible that you loose to a nobody and then become a mandatory?? Ridonkolous!!

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 02-05-2011

caba needs that belt

Comment by FloydTBE on 02-05-2011

caba, rewatch ur fight with litzau

Comment by giacomino on 02-05-2011

[QUOTE=Sweet Jesus;10060101]It is about as far from a legitimate belt as possible as Gamboa and John are both WBA super champions.[/QUOTE] Have to agree with you, although I'm not sure I consider John legit since he hasn't defended against anybody…

Comment by Sweet Jesus on 02-04-2011

[quote=giacomino;10060044]Don't really care if he lost at 160. He lost. That's it. Bulls--- when you lose a 10-rounder against an unranked fighter and you cry about deserving a mandatory title shot. Caballero doesn't "deserve" s--t.[/quote] It is about as far…

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