Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Celestino Caballero More Than Happy to Unify With Salido

By Jhonny Gonzalez

As previously reported, WBA featherweight champion Celestino Caballero (36-4, 23KOs) wanted the winner of Saturday's rematch between Orlando Salido and Juan Manuel Lopez. At the recent WBA convention in Panama, Caballero says he spoke to Top Rank's Vice President Carl Morretti about facing the Salido-Juanma winner in July.

Salido stopped Juanma in the tenth round to retain his WBO featherweight crown. If a fight with Salido can't be made, Caballero is ready to unify against anyone else at the weight - including IBF champion Billy Dib of Australia and WBC champion Jhonny Gonzalez of Mexico.

"I am waiting to arrange a unification with any of the featherweight champions of the other sanctioning organizations. I'm ready to fight any of them and I hope to make something soon," Caballero said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pelencho on 03-17-2012

the trashing of caballero, especially for trying to make fights baffles me. we have all these fighters elite or not who always have excuses for not fighting this guy or that guy. at least in pelenchin we have a fighter…

Comment by Ringlife on 03-12-2012

I would like to this fight Caba vs Salido or Salido vs Gonzalez either fight would do.

Comment by Spray_resistant on 03-12-2012

Caba only looks impressive against fighters who aren't good or little 5'3 inch midgets, Salido would batter and stop him.

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 03-12-2012

Does this means that we finally get Caballero vs Lopez? Maybe Celestino is more than willing to travel to Mexico and fight Salido there since he has done it in the past with other fighters in other countries

Comment by newcastleking on 03-12-2012

Salido will crush Caballero.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (17)
Top Headlines Hearn: If Joshua, Miller Win, They'll Fight in August at Barclays Katie Taylor Vows To Steal The Show at Barclays Center Photos: Callum Smith, Nieky Holzken - Go Face To Face at Workouts Andy Lee Announces His Retirement From Boxing Saunders: Eubank Jr. is Never, Ever Going To Be a World Beater! Wilder: I've Been Calling Out Anthony Joshua For Almost 2 Years! Bradley Skeete vs. Kerman Lejarraga For EBU Belt on March 24 Frederik Hede Jensen Set For Next Fight on March 10 Mikhalkin: It Was Inevitable For Me and Sergey Kovalev To Fight Duva Expects Good Crowd on Night of Competing Cards in NY Alexander Manager: After Robbery - We Want Danny Garcia Next! Rios Hopes 'I Don’t Get Back Down to F***ing Gutter' After Loss Abel Sanchez: Golovkin Turned 'Runner' Canelo into Mayweather! Lucas Browne: I Want a Good, Bloody Fight Against Whyte! Moses Not Happy With Scores, Wants Rematch With Ray Beltran Holzken Warns Callum Smith: Be Ready, I'm Coming To Beat You! Wilder To Luis Ortiz: I'm Gonna Beat Your Ass, You're Going Down! Mikael Zewski Drops, Decisions Jose de Jesus Macias Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken in Play For WBSS Clash Callum Smith To Fight New Opponent, Braehmer Withdraws Thurman: Shawn Porter, Danny Garcia Are Real Salty Right Now! Luis Nery Leaves For Japan, Vows To Knock Yamanaka Out Promoter: Superfly encore will pick up where 'Chocolatito' left off Arum: Pacquiao-Matthysse Can Happen Later, But Not in April Mariana Juarez Continues Run, Retains WBC Belt in Mexico City Chocolatito's Manager Firm on May Return, Rules Out Nietes Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz - The Ball is Already Rolling Linares: I'm Confident That I Can Beat Lomachenko! Juan Francisco Estrada Will Aim To Knock Sor Rungvisai Out Arum: I Really Think Joshua's Chin is Suspect, Parker Could KO Him Ricardo Mayorga Hits Texas To Begin Camp For April Return Kell Brook Admits He Hit 'Rock Bottom' After Spence, GGG Losses Eubank Sr. To Eubank Jr. - The Decision Was The Right Decision Imre Szello Got Revenge on Denis Grachev in Hungary George Groves: Eubank Jr. Should Try Something Else, or Perform WBC Welterweight Tournament - Eight Fighters Announced Frank Warren is Eager To Do Billy Joe Saunders vs. George Groves Daigo Higa, Ken Shiro Title Bouts Added To Murata-Blandamura Bellew Urges Eubank Jr. To Make Big Changes After Groves Loss Humberto Velazco With Big KO Win Over Thomas Williams Jr.
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement