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 Last update:  8/1/2011       Read more by Jhonny Gonzalez         
   
Celestino Caballero: This Time I'm Knocking Barros Out
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By Jhonny Gonzalez

Former world champion Celestino Caballero is eager and motivated to face Jonathan Barros for a second time. Caballero was very happy when he heard the World Boxing Association (WBA) ordered a rematch between the two of them. The Panamanian fighter filed a protest after feeling that his twelve round decision loss to Barros, which happened on July 2 in Argentina, was controversial. After reviewing a tape of the fight - the WBA agreed with Caballero.

"Now I'm going to knock him out," said Caballero when hearing the news. Caballero knocked Barros down twice in the July fight. Barros, the WBA featherweight champion, was still able to retain his title on two of the three official scorecards.

The WBA ordered both sides to make the fight within 120 days. Caballero has already made everyone aware that he doesn't want to face Barros for a second time in champion's country of Argentina. He wants the fight in Panama or Las Vegas.

Tags: Celestino Caballero , Jonathan Victor Barros , Caballero vs Barros , Caballero-Barros



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comment by Corelone, on 08-02-2011
[QUOTE=LegendOfLink]Whatever happened to all the Caballero fans? After he lost to Litzau they left that train. He actually looked like a monster at the lower weight classes, now his punches don't look like they have as much pop. Is he too small for this weight-class?[/QUOTE] It was just that J...

comment by uoykcuf, on 08-02-2011
Whatever happened to all the Caballero fans? After he lost to Litzau they left that train. He actually looked like a monster at the lower weight classes, now his punches don't look like they have as much pop. Is he too small for this weight-class?

comment by jbpanama, on 08-02-2011
Thanks, I'd like to see a Punch Stats, Barros was very active, but didn't land a lot, discount the rabbitt Punches, while holding, and I gave Cab, a clear edge, and Cab was Gassed at the end of eight!!!

comment by goblin213, on 08-01-2011
I just rewatched their fight and I don't think it was much of a robbery anymore. When I saw their fight the first time on a choppy and crappy quality stream and I thought he was robbed. But Caballero looked like dog $hit and Barros was the busier. Other than the rounds where Cab got the knoc...

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