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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27 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Preview: Ruben Villa, Zurdo Ramirez, Michael Conlan

Zurdo on ESPN [Saturday, ESPN] Undefeated WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez will be making his fourth defense of his title on Saturday night in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as he faces Roamer Alexis Angulo in a twelve-round main event. Ramirez at his best is a tricky southpaw who defies

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26 Jun 2018

Ruben Villa in action on Saturday in Sacramento, CA

Unbeaten featherweight standout Ruben Villa (11-0, 4 KOs) of Salinas, Calif stars in the main event this Saturday when he takes on Mexico’s Ricardo Lopez (7-2-2, 6 KOs) in an 8-round fight that will mark his third start of the year. Lopez is what Villa has fought his whole career tough opposition and as with just

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07 Jun 2018

Thompson Boxing returns to Sacramento, CA on June 30th

Thompson Boxing Promotions returns to Sacramento, CA with their second-annual card from the Omega Productions International, located at 8111 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, Ca.   The card features WBO youth featherweight champion Ruben Villa IV headlining the card with NABF junior heavyweight champion LaRon Mitchell fighting in the co-main event. The

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26 Apr 2018

Ruben Villa speaks to at-risk youth after title win

One week after winning his first professional title (WBO Youth) in his hometown of Salinas, Calif., prized featherweight prospect Ruben Villa paid a visit to the Monterey County Youth Center where he spoke to at risk adolescents. “There were a lot of young kids, kids that are still in high school that never really

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