Gallery Danny Roman to face late replacement Marlon Olea and Official Weights

Danny Roman (20-2-1, 7 KOs) – currently ranked No. 5 by the WBA at 122 lbs. – will face Marlon Olea (12-0, 11 KOs) in Thompson Boxing Promotions’ “New Blood” main event Friday night from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

Roman was originally scheduled to fight Victor Proa, but Proa could not obtain a visa in time and was consequently replaced by Colombia”s Olea. The fight is scheduled for 8-rounds.

At Thursday’s weigh in, Roman weighed in at 122 lbs., while Olea checked in at the same weight (122 lbs.).

Tickets for “New Blood” are available at general admission ($40) and ringside ($100). Fans may purchase tickets tomorrow (Friday) beginning at 5:30 PM local time from the will call booth at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

In the co-feature, Giovani Santillan (19-0, 10 KOs) weighed 142.4 lbs. and challenger Miguel Angel Mendoza (23-9, 22 KOs) checked in at 141.7 lbs.


Danny Roman, 122 vs. Marlon Olea, 122
Giovani Santillan, 142.4 vs. Miguel Angel Mendoza, 141.7
Mario Heredia, 269.6 vs. Johnny Rice, 262.6
Rudy Garcia, 118.5 vs. Joel Cano-Castro, 120
Michael Dutchover, 131 vs. Sergio Campos, 130.5

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. local time with the first bell at approximately 7:45 p.m. The Doubletree Hotel is located at 222 N. Vineyard Ave., Ontario, CA 91764 and can be reached at (909) 937-0900.

“New Blood” is presented by Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Lucas Oil, in association with Everlast.

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