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Celestino Caballero's Team Deny Barros Fight Info

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Members of Celestino Caballero's camp have denied reports of a scheduled fight on June 4 with "regular" featherweight champion Jonathan Barros (32-1, 18KOs). On February 5, the WBA gave Barros 180-days to defend his title against Caballero (34-3, 23KOs), the mandatory challenger. Barros has mentioned the possibility of a June 4th bout, but according to Rogelio Espino, the legal adviser of Caballero, the two sides "have not started negotiating." Espino wants to bring the fight to Panama and admits that it won't be easy. Caballero and members of his team have concerns about facing Barros in Argentina.

"We'll make an attempt to bring the fight to Panama, but it won't be easy," said Espino.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pin Galarga on 03-14-2011

Caballero is not the Champion and shout jump at the opportunity of fighting for any belt after his last performance.

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 03-14-2011

Caba loses this his career is over barros is going after caba which means he knows he can beat him

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