When you’re a 5-foot-11-inch super bantamweight with a southpaw style and the type of fighting spirit that always brings the fans to their feet, it goes without saying you’re a special fighter. So, it makes perfect sense for two special promotional entities--Warriors Boxing Promotions and Sycuan Ringside Promotions--to join forces and bring fight fans this exciting 29-year-old from Panama--World Boxing Association super bantamweight interim champion Celestino Caballero.
“Celestino Caballero is the type of fighter that every promoter hopes to work with,” said Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing Promotions. “We are very excited that Sampson Lewkowicz thinks so highly of Warriors Boxing and Sycuan Ringside Promotions that he brought us this great opportunity to sign such a well-regarded champion. Celestino’s a class individual, an exciting fighter and, best of all, someone who’s willing to fight anyone at anytime. That’s rare these days, and we’re looking forward to working with him in his quest to unify the world titles in the 122-pound division.”
“It’s rare to find a super bantamweight who’s approaching 6-feet,” said Glenn Quiroga, president of Sycuan Ringside Promotions. “Add to that his aggressive, action-packed style and you’ve got the real ‘Towering Inferno.’ “
“Not only is Celestino tall, he’s a southpaw and an effective boxer/puncher,” said Willie Tucker, executive vice president of Sycuan Ringside Promotions. “That’s a dangerous combination which should yield big results.”
“Celestino is one of the best kept secrets in boxing,” said Scott Woodworth, vice president of Sycuan Ringside Promotions. “But he won’t be under wraps now that he’s with Sycuan Ringside Promotions and Warriors Boxing.”
Caballero (24-2, 17 KOs) is a former Panamanian, WBA Fedecentro, WBA Fedelatin, World Boxing Organization Latino and North American Boxing Association 122-pound champion who is best remembered for his stirring 12-round win during February of 2005 over then-unbeaten Daniel Ponce De Leon, who now owns the WBO junior featherweight title. Caballero went on to collect his own championship hardware after the De Leon fight by decisioning Yober Ortega during October to win the WBA super bantamweight interim title. In his first defense Feb. 4 Caballero, known as “Pelenchin,” dropped Roberto Bonilla twice en route to an impressive seventh-round technical knockout victory.
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