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Team Caballero Await Proposal To Face Mikey Garcia

By Jhonny Gonzalez

According to the Rogelio Espino, the promoter for WBA featherweight champion Celestino "Pelenchín" Knight, they have not yet received a formal proposal to face undefeated mandatory challenge Mikey Garcia. Espiño confirmed that there is interest from Top Rank to make the fight happen, but they have yet to receive a concrete offer for the fight. The WBA has given both sides until April 13th to reach a deal, before a purse bid is ordered.

Caballero, 35, has a record of 36-4 and 23 knockouts, while Garcia, 24, is undefeated with 28 wins and 24 of them coming by way of knockout.

"We hope to resolve this very soon," said Espino.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 03-28-2012

People better be careful. Mikey is a good/solid fighter, but Caballero, though not as good as he use to be, still has enough skill and is good enough to beat him. It'll be a tough fight and Mikey gets mad…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 03-28-2012

Caba is on the downside of his career but he still has enough left to show Garcia what it's like to be in there with someone who has the belief that they can win as well

Comment by Bushbaby on 03-28-2012

Arum ducked El Pelenchin in the case of Juanma. Now we're talking Mikey, no need to duck here. Mikey smokes El Pelenchin baby!!

Comment by Bababoey970 on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;11943209]They'll take this fight. Caballero is washed up already, it'll be a "good" win for Mikey and another name on his list. Mikey better step up his competition after this fight if it does happen tho.[/QUOTE] Besides Gamboa i dont…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-28-2012

They'll take this fight. Caballero is washed up already, it'll be a "good" win for Mikey and another name on his list. Mikey better step up his competition after this fight if it does happen tho.

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