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Celestino Caballero Refuses to Fight Walters, Title in Doubt

By Ricardo Mendez Archibold, notifight.com

As expected, WBA "regular" champion Celestino Caballero (36-4, 23KOs) BoxingScene.com has refused to move forward with a planned fight against mandatory challenger Nicholas Walters (21-0, 17KOs). BoxingScene.com reported several days ago that Canelo Promotions was the sole bidder in purse bid held by the World Boxing Association.

The promotional company, owned by WBC champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, submitted the minimum bid of $120,000 dollars to secure the rights to the featherweight bout - with a 75-25 split in favor of the champion. Caballero would receive $90,000.

Cabellaro will not fight for $90,000 on either of the two planned dates, December 1 or December 8 in Kingston. The WBA will strip Caballero if he refuses to fight.

"I will not fight for 90 thousand dollars and I wouldn't even do it for 120. Perhaps [they think] I am dying of hunger," Caballero said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sicko on 09-22-2012

Smart Move...because I think Walters would of Knocked Him Out!

Comment by richardt on 09-22-2012

He refuses to fight anyone and is getting old. Pencilthin needs to retire.

Comment by ddangerous on 09-22-2012

Getting blitzed by Jason Litzau really did something to Cab. :dance:

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 09-22-2012

Caballero suffering from K9 syndrome. They about the same age too huh? Dude is the "regular" champ wtf does he want? [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by Golovkin. on 09-22-2012

hold up.isnt he with mayweather promotions???why was canelo promotions the only one offering the money??

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