Philippines, 30 Aug 2014
  Home >> News



 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


CELESTINO CABALLERO RETURNS IN A WBC TITLE FIGHT AGAINST ROMANIAN VIOREL SIMION IN PANAMA


PhilBoxing.com




PANAMA CITY, Panama - An exciting international boxing card on April 20 in Panama will mark the return of former 2-division world champion Celestino "Pelenchín" Caballero (left) of Panama in a 12-round WBC Silver Featherweight (126 lbs - 9 st) title fight against the undefeated WBC International featherweight champion Viorel Simion (16-0, 7KO's) of Lehliu Garã, Romania.

The winner becomes mandatory challenger to the regular WBC featherweight crown now on the head of veteran slugger Daniel Ponce de León (44-4, 35KO's) of Chihuahua, México, who is due to defend his coveted golden/green belt from the dangerous fists of undefeated Puerto Rican rising star WBC #5 featherweight Jayson Vélez (25-0, 20KO's) on March 2 in New York.

The 5' 11" Celestino "Pelenchín" Cabellero (36-4, 23KO's), who already defeated Ponce de León back in 2005, gets back into fighting mode after more than a year absence as result of conflicts with promoters and schedules, being his last outing a 12-round unanimous decision victory over Japanese challenger Satoshi Osono (23-2, 17KO's) in December 2011 in Yokohama, Japan.

"I'd fight Ponce de León or Mikey García, if they are willing to take the risk," said Caballero during training here in Panama.

The 36-year-old Panamanian vacated his WBA Featherweight title last year and is the current #1 Featherweight fighter by the WBC. His April opponent, Viorel Simion, is WBC #3.

Currently under contract with the promotion company of recording artist Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Caballero is scheduled to fly back to Las Vegas to continue his preparation at the Floyd Mayweather Gym with his trainer Jeff Mayweather.


Nick Klappert.

The Caballero-Simion card at the Roberto Duran Arena in Panama on April 20 will feature thrilling international rising stars as jr. middleweight prospect Nick Klappert (15-1, 10KO's) of Brandenburg, Germany, who three weeks ago knocked out Tanzanian Said Yazidu in Luxembourg.

Moreover, in the line up stands out unbeaten knockout artist Zapir "Zap" Rasulov (25-0, 23KO's) of Buynaksk, Russia, in his second consecutive lightweight fight in Panama; this time the Russian will be battling for the vacant IBO Inter-Continental belt.


Rusalov.

The tough Russian's last skirmish was a brutal round 1 knock out triumph over Colombian Joel Cassiani last March at the Roberto Duran Arena in Panamá.

Zap Rasulov, 25, is handled by his long time German promoter Mario Pokowietz of Power F. Boxing (also the manager of unbeaten WBA middleweight world champion Gennady "GGG" Golovki), and trains with the Panamanian stable of boxers "Los Roqueros" under the guidance of the experience 50-year-old Panama trainer former fighter Francisco "Tolete" Arroyo.
.

Mohamadreza "Shazzan" Hamze.

In addition, the exciting Caballero-Simion card will showcase Iranian welterweight warrior Mohamadreza "Shazzan" Hamze, 24, in his fourth professional fight.

"Shazzan" Hamze, promoted by Promociones y Eventos del Istmo, will fight for the first time in Panama after his unanimous decision win over Thai kick boxer Suwichanon Boonpamual three weeks ago in Bangkok, Thailand.

This exciting international boxing show will take place at the famed Roberto Duran Arena and will be televised by Panama's TV Max Channel 9 in a production of Rogelio Espiño, whose company Promociones y Eventos del Istmo, received last week the award to "Panama's Best Promotion Company of Year."


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Carlos Costa.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • DODGERS GIVE MANNY PACQUIAO THE START FOR LABOR DAY GAME
    By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014
  • PHOTOS: PACQUIAO, ALGIERI FACE MEDIA AT SF GIANTS HOME
    By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014
  • GILAS PILIPINAS READY TO GO ALL OUT TO MAKE HISTORY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 30 Aug 2014
  • FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE BERTO TO FACE PHILLY'S STEVE UPSHER IN OPENER OF SHOWTIME® TRIPLEHEADER FROM CINCINNATI
    By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014
  • AUGUST LEAVES WITH A BANG, AS CANCUN TRIPLEHEADER GETS SET TO EXCITE MEXICAN FANS
    By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014
  • Szili ready to capture UBF world title
    By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014
  • NBA - Heat sign Shannon Brown
    By Johann Coyoca, Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • PACQUIAO, ALGIERI GUEST AT YAHOO SPORTS TALK LIVE
    By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • PHOTOS: PACQUIAO VISITS SF CHRONICLE HQ
    By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • How Can Marcos Maidana Defeat Floyd Mayweather? ALL ACCESS Finds The Answer
    By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • MARCOS MAIDANA MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT
    By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • Golovkin-Rubio/Donaire-Walters Ticket on Sale
    By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • GOLDEN BOY LIVE! RETURNS TO FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON OCTOBER 9 HEADLINED BY "RONNY RIOS VS. ROBINSON CASTELLANOS"
    By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • 'RED DAWN' Artur Beterbiev vs. Tavoris Cloud NABA Light Heavyweight Championship
    By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014
  • CONFUSION SURROUNDS FARENAS-MAGDALENO TITLE ELIMINATOR
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • WEIGHTS FROM DUBAI: JULATON - 125.9 LBS., OSMAN - 124 LBS.
    By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • STEVENSON vs PASCAL: THE NORTH AMERICAN PRESS HAS SPOKEN
    By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • BATANG GILAS IN HEROIC FINISH TO EARN 5TH PLACE IN FIBA ASIA UNDER 18 CHAMPIONSHIPS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • BUCKS SIGN SECOND ROUND PICK DAMIEN INGLIS
    By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • DONAIRE’S DAD BELIEVES THE NONITO-WALTERS CLASH WILL BE A GREAT FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • Megrino to Battle Cuadras for WBC Super Flyweight Belt in México
    By Carlos Costa, Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • THE REY PEREZ DEBACLE NEEDS TO BE INVESTIGATED BY THE GAB
    By Rich Mazon , Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • Donaire vs. Walters in play for October 18th as per reports
    By Rich Mazon , Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • Algieri Arrives in San Francisco
    By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2014 philboxing.com.