PHILADELPHIA, Penn. / ORANGE, Calif. (June 26, 2018) – 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
The bout will take place this Saturday, June 30, from Omega Products
International in Sacramento.
The slick southpaw defends his WBO Youth title that he won in April in his
hometown. Villa thoroughly outpointed Marlon Olea for his first
championship as a professional.
“I’m anxious to get back in the ring,” said Villa, who is managed by Danny
Zamora. “I like being active. I’m defending my title for the first time.
I’ll have a lot of fans in attendance so I’m ready to put on a great show.”
Villa is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing.
Tickets for “New Blood” are priced at $40, $60, & $100, and are available
for purchase by calling 714-935-0900, or online at ThompsonBoxing.com.
All fights will be live streamed on TB Presents: New Blood via Thompson
Boxing Facebook and ThompsonBoxing.com.
The livestream starts at 7:45 p.m. PT / 10:45 p.m. ET with Beto Duran as
the blow-by-blow announcer and Steve Kim providing expert, color
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. local time with the first bout at approximately 7:45
p.m. Omega Products is located at 8111 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, CA 95826
and can be reached at 916-635-3335.
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