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Celestino Caballero Targets Unification With Chris John

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBA "regular" featherweight champion Celestino "Pelenchín" Caballero (36-4, 23KOs) has targeted a unification with the WBA's "super champion" at his weight, undefeated Indonesian Chris "The Dragon" John (46-0-2, 22KOs). At only age 32, John has been fighting since 1998 and first captured the WBA title in 2003. During the recent WBA annual awards dinner in Panama, John expressed some interest in facing Caballero, who doesn't have a problem with traveling to Indonesia to make the fight.

"Of course I would like to fight John. And I really hope that it can happen as soon as possible. It would be a great fight. These are the kinds of fights that I've been waiting to get for a long time. I know he doesn't leave his country much, but I, Celestino Caballero, am willing to travel wherever he wants to make this great fight," Caballero said.

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

Never happen. John will continue defending against nobodies for another three or four years and retire undefeated, wondering why nobody considers him an ATG

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 03-02-2012

Both guys throw a lot of punches with average power so it should be a fun affair to watch. Good luck to Celestino in trying to secure a fight with John. John will continue to fight low level competition and…

Comment by piojo del norte on 03-02-2012

I want to see this! :popcorn: [QUOTE=King Chris John;11846921]Chris John would beated this dummy like pieces of cakes. WAR DRAGON![/QUOTE]

Comment by 4Corners on 03-02-2012

Damn good fight if it happens. Celestino looked pretty good beating Barros, and he went to Barros' backyard to do so. If he went to Indonesia for John, I have a feeling he may get robbed, but it'd be huge…

Comment by w/Attitude on 03-02-2012

Chris John would beated this dummy like pieces of cakes. WAR DRAGON!

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