Ruben Villa

  • Santillan Beats Tienda and Ituarte Tops Martinez at “Path To Glory”

    Thompson boxing Promotions kicked off their 2017 season with a six fight card from the Double Tree Hotel in Ontario Ca. The “Path To Glory” card featured undefeated Giovani Santillan taking on Omar Tienda in the main event and supported by Erick Ituarte taking on Naciff Martinez in the...
  • Giovani Santillan Makes Weight, Defends Undefeated Record Friday Night

    Promising junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (20-0, 11 KOs), headlines a stacked “Path to Glory” card Friday night from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Santillan weighed in at 143 lbs., while challenger Omar Tienda (18-3, 11 KOs) checked in at 142.2 lbs. The “Path to Glory” main event is...
  • Giovani Santillan Headlines this Friday!

    Top junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (20-0, 11 KOs) and featherweight standout Erick Ituarte (15-1-1, 2 KOs) make their 2017 debuts on “Path to Glory,” Friday, Feb. 10 from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. In the 8-round main event, Santillan, 25, will face Mexico’s Omar Tienda (18-3, 11...
  • Taras Shelestyuk Wins Hard-Fought Decision

    Photos: Art Gallegos Jr. / Standnfight.com Tares “The Real Deal Shelestyuk maintained an unbeaten record and continued his ascent in the welterweight division with a close, unanimous 10-round decision over his toughest opponent to date, Jimmy “The Truth” Herrera in Friday’s main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation...
  • ShoBox weights and Quotes

    Photos: Carlos Baeza/Thompson Boxing Undefeated 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist Taras “Real Deal” Shelestyuk (14-0, 9 KOs) of Los Angeles by way of Ukraine checked in at 146.6 lbs. while Chicago’s Jaime Herrera measured 146.2 lbs. at Thursday’s weigh in (Shelestyuk will defend his NABO welterweight title). Shelestyuk vs. Herrera...
  • Carlos Carlson KO’s Alex Rangel, Claims NABF Title

    Bantamweight Carlos Carlson (21-1, 12 KOs) came off the canvas to score a third round KO over veteran Alex Rangel (17-6-2, 11 KOs) on Friday night at the Double Tree Hotel in Ontario Ca. Carlson went down in the opening round but it was more of a balance issue...
  • Thompson Boxing: Official Weights

    Top bantamweight contender Carlos Carlson (21-1, 12 KOs) and veteran Alex Rangel (17-5-2, 11 KOs) each made weight at Thursday’s “Locked n’ Loaded” weigh in. The pair will fight for the vacant NABF Title on Friday night in the 10-round main event from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif....
  • Carlos Carlson Headlines ‘Locked N Loaded’ This Friday in Ontario!

    Top bantamweight contender Carlos Carlson (21-1, 12 KOs) and veteran Alex Rangel (17-5-2, 11 KOs) will fight for the vacant NABF Title on Friday, Sept 23, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Carlson vs. Rangel comprises the 10-round “Locked n’ Loaded” main event. Carlson, an elite bantamweight with...
  • Ruben Villa Impresses in Pro Debut, Knocks Out Gerardo Molina in 1

    In Friday night’s “Path to Glory” event, lightweight contender Jose Roman (23-1-1, 16 KOs) extended his winning streak to nine, while amateur standout Ruben Villa tasted victory in the professional ranks for the first time. Roman, from Garden Grove, Calif., delivered a devastating opening round knockout over Carlos Cardenas...