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Celestino Caballero Decides To Retire From Boxing

By Hector Villarreal

Former world champion Celestino Caballero (37-6, 24KO), 38-years-old and with the full support of his family, has announced his retirement from boxing. Caballero captured world titles at super bantamweight and featherweight. He had notable wins over Steve Molitor, Daniel Ponce De Leon, Daud Yordan, Jonathan Barrios, Mauricio Pastrana, Jeffrey Mathebula and others. But over the last few years Caballero has lost 4 of his last 7, with the lastĀ defeat taking placeĀ in October against prospect Adrien Estrella - where Caballero took a lot of punishment and was dropped several times.

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Comment by Ringlife on 11-15-2014

Enjoy your retirement champ.

Comment by nycsmooth on 11-15-2014

All the best CC, enjoy retirement...He's saved a lot of his $$ from what I hear...had some xciting bouts, 2 bad JM Lopez & Chris John ducked him...

Comment by chico malo ali on 11-15-2014

I remember the fight were he took ponce de leons 0 and how caba struck fear in juanma.

Comment by RSBonos on 11-14-2014

Good call. He took a beating in his last fight. I'll always remember him for demolishing Molitor.

Comment by Corelone on 11-14-2014

[QUOTE=fallen_ego;15100975]Saw him on the Vasquez/Marquez undercard. Wasn't impressed. Tall and awkward. That's it.[/QUOTE] That was late in his career, he was a mover, too fast for Ponce de Leon. Beautiful jab with blazing footwork early. He resorted to mauling and…

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