Ruben Villa & Marlon Olea Fight for Vacant WBO Youth Title Saturday Night
ORANGE, Calif. (April 13, 2018) – Ruben Villa (10-0, 4 KOs) cleared the final hurdle in his first attempt at a title by weighing in at 124.8 lbs., while Colombian Marlon Olea (13-2, 12 KOs) measured 124.9 lbs. at Friday’s weigh in from 2 Steps Ahead Fitness in Salinas, Calif.
Villa, a southpaw from Salinas, is making his professional hometown debut. “There’s been a lot of build up to this moment,” said Villa, who is promoted by Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions. “I need to stay focused and do what I need to do to win.”
All fights will be live streamed on TB Presents: New Blood via our Facebook page and ThompsonBoxing.com.
Ruben Villa, a Salinas, CA native, weighed in at 124.8 lbs. on FridayRuben Villa, Artie Pelullo (Banner Promotions), Ken Thompson (Thompson Boxing), Marlon OleaMarlon Olea weighed in at 124.9 lbs. at Friday’s weigh inBruno Escalante, 115.6 lbs. vs. Diuhl Olguin, 117.9 lbs. (8-rounds)Max Becerra, 138.4 lbs. vs. Erick Martinez, 138.8 lbs. (6-rounds)Alberto Torres, 126.9 lbs. vs. Naciff Martinez, 126 lbs. (6-rounds)Pedro Moreno, 136 lbs. vs. Sergio Ramirez, 134.8 lbs. (6-rounds)Brandon Trejo, 131.5 lbs. vs. Bogar Padilla, 131 lbs. (4-rounds)PHOTO CREDIT: CARLOS BAEZA / THOMPSON BOXING PROMOTIONS
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