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 Last update:  9/22/2012       Read more by Ricardo Mendez Archibold         
   
Celestino Caballero Refuses to Fight Walters, Title in Doubt
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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.

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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? Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android

comment by LarryXXX, 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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