11 Jun 2022

Lukie’s Featherweight Rankings and Why Navarrete Is The Guy Of The Division

The featherweight division is influx with the recent absence of Shakur Stevenson, leaving room for new voids to be filled. This is the Editor-In-Chief of ITRBoxing.com, Lukie, take on the division currently. 01. Emanuel Navarrete Why: This is the guy. Might not be the most technical of fighters per say,

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08 Oct 2020

Salinas’ Ruben Villa Fights For World Title, Friday, on ESPN

Ruben Villa hasn’t lost as a professional fight, and rarely lost in the amateurs, but is the underdog to an emerging star of the lower weights, Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete of Mexico, as the two will do battle for the vacant WBO featherweight title, which became vacant once Shakur Stevenson decided to

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08 Sep 2020

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez Tops Stacked Month Of Top Rank Fights

Premier Boxing Champions came back with a bang, and Top Rank Inc, have stepped up to the plate now as well as the 4Q of boxing looks entertaining even if wildfires rage in California, the future of the COVID-19 pandemic seems unending, and financial ruin seems inevitable. Today, via press

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16 Sep 2019

Midland, Texas’ Michael Dutchover headlines ShoBox on Friday night

Michael Dutchover is a hardworking young lightweight from Midland, Texas, that is hard not to root for, in the sense he is talent and flat-out a nice person, and this Friday night, he will main event his first card on Showtime, as part of ShoBox: The Next Generation, facing Cleveland,

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10 May 2019

Ruben Villa wins ShoBox main event

Featherweight Ruben Villa of Salinas, Ca, now is the WBO international featherweight champion after getting a ten-round decision over Luis Alberto Lopez in the main event of ShoBox: The Next Generation. Villa showed superior skills and outboxed, a rugged opponent in Lopez. The judges saw the bout 97-93, 98-92 and

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27 Aug 2018

Salinas’ Ruben Villa wins over the weekend, hopes fight in Salinas soon

Photo by Carlos Baeza / Thompson Boxing Ruben Villa (13-0, 5 KOs) continued his trend of routing opponents on the scorecards by thoroughly outpointing Jose Santos Gonzalez (23-7, 13 KOs) in Friday night’s “Locked n’ Loaded” main event. Villa used his signature quickness to batter Gonzalez throughout the 8-round fight. “I was able to find

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23 Aug 2018

Ruben Villa returns Friday in Southern California

For the third time in his young career, featherweight Ruben Villa (12-0, 5 KOs) faces a well-experienced veteran looking to upend his hot start. Villa, who turned 21 in April, headlines Thompson Boxing’s “Locked n’ Loaded” event against Jose Santos Gonzalez (23-6, 13 KOs) of Mexico this Friday night from Omega Products International in Corona, Calif. Gonzalez is no stranger to

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16 Aug 2018

Ruben Villa returns August 24th in Corona, Ca

Orange, Ca. (Aug. 14, 2018) – Ruben Villa (12-0, 5 KOs), one of the rising talents in the featherweight division, takes to the ring for the fourth time this year on Friday, Aug. 24 from Omega Products International in Corona, Calif. The southpaw from Salinas, Calif. battles well-tested veteran Jose Santos Gonzalez (23-6, 13 KOs) of Mexico in the “Locked n’

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01 Jul 2018

Ruben Villa, Rodney Hernandez win on Thompson Boxing card

Featherweight Ruben Villa of Salinas, CA picked a dominant and violent sixth-round technical knockout in Sacramento, Ca. Villa, a fully faceted fighter who can fight on the inside and the outside, with some of the fastest foot speed in the sport of boxing currently. The blue-chip prospect, Villa is Banner

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01 Jul 2018

Boxing Weekend Results: Zurdo Ramirez, Ruben Villa, Rodney Hernandez

Zurdo in a holding patterns Undefeated WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez made the fourth defense of his title on Saturday night in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma by defeating Alexis Angulo in a twelve-round main event. That is about where the flattery stops at. Ramirez looked flat getting buzzed, but

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