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 Last update:  8/20/2012       Read more by Ryan Burton         
   
Manuel Roman Talks Caballero Bout, Ponce vs. Gonzalez
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By Ryan Burton

Manuel Roman (15-1-3) is in the final stages of his training camp for his August 24th showdown against Randy Caballero (15-0). The fight takes place at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California and will be broadcast by Showtime in the latest edition of their ShoBox series. Michael Perez will face Fidel Maldonado Jr. in the evening's other televised fight.

Roman has been training in the high altitude of Big Bear, California alongside Daniel Ponce De Leon and Jesus Soto Karass who have been training for their fights against Jhonny Gonzalez and Marcos Maidana. The Mexican fighter knows that Caballero is the favorite to win their fight and has been training as if a title will be on the line.

"I don't have have any problems being the underdog. I have been the underdog before and won.

"It is going to be a good fight for all the people who come and watch it. I am preparing as if it is a world championship fight and I think he is too so it should be really good," Roman stated.

The 24 year-old fighter respects Caballero and said that he can't let him dictate the action. Roman also feels that if he beats his opponent to the punch and is the quicker of the two fighters that he will come out with the victory.

"I need to outsmart him and I need to be faster than him. I need to make sure I that I take the rounds round by round. I can't let him be in charge of the fight. I think he is a good fighter. I think we are both at the same level and it will be a great match," Roman told BoxingScene.com.

Roman also weighed in on the upcoming fight between WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez and Daniel Ponce De Leon that serves as the co-feature fight underneath the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez versus Jose Lopez main event that will also be televised by Showtime. He thinks that his stablemate will present a lot of problems for Gonzalez and expects him to pull off the upset.

"I am definitely going with my teammate Ponce De Leon. I think that Jhonny Gonzalez has a lot of trouble with southpaws and that will be a big advantage for Ponce De Leon plus he throws punches from a lot of different angles which makes him even more difficult," Roman concluded

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