ORANGE, Calif.– Unbeaten featherweight standout Ruben Villa (12-0, 5 KOs) weighed in successfully at Thursday’s weigh in coming in at 125.8 lbs., while challenger Jose Santos Gonzalez (23-6, 13 KOs) weighed 125.9 lbs.
Villa vs. Gonzalez comprises the 8-round “Locked n’ Loaded” main event originating from Omega Products International in Corona, Calif. this Friday night.
Villa, 21, faces an experienced opponent that has seen action against current bantamweight world champion Zolani Tete.
“We’ll be careful not to fall into any traps,” said Villa during Thursday’s weigh in. “I think he’ll want to fight one specific way and we’ll show him multiple looks to get him off balance.”
Villa is promoted by Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions.
Ruben Villa, 125.8 lbs. vs. Jose Santos Gonzalez, 125.9 lbs. (8-rounds)
Saul Sanchez, 120 lbs. vs. Ernesto Guerrero, 121 lbs. (8-rounds)
Luis Lopez, 147.4 lbs. vs. Edgar Ivan Garcia, 147.7 lbs. (4-rounds)
Daniel Guzman, 119.8 lbs. vs. Luis Montellano, 119.8 lbs. (4-rounds)
Elvis Garcia, 245 lbs. vs. Oswaldo Ortega, 228 lbs. (4-rounds)
Carlos Velazquez, 133.7 lbs. vs. Keith Carson, 135.1 lbs. (4-rounds)