Celestino Caballero vs. Jeffrey Mathebula
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Celestino Caballero 121 lbs beat Jeffrey Mathebula 120 lbs by SD in round 12 of 12
- Date: 2009-04-30
- Location: Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama
- Judge: Patricia Morse Jarman 116-112
- Judge: Hector Afu 116-112
- Referee: Ernie Sharif
- Judge: Deon Dwarte 112-116
- World Boxing Association Super World Super Bantamweight Title (1st defense of Super World Title by Caballero)
- International Boxing Federation Super Bantamweight Title (1st defense by Caballero)
- Celestino Caballero 31-1 (22 KOs) vs. Jeffrey Mathebula 22-1-2 (12 KOs)
- Caballero came in ranked as the # 3 junior featherweight and the # 9 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by The Ring Magazine. Mathebula was unranked by the same publication.
- For Mathebula, it was his first professional bout outside his native South Africa.