Results: Ruben Villa defeats Juan Sandoval

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Heralded prospect Ruben Villa (10-0, 4 KOs) of Salinas, Calif. made it ten straight wins to start his career by outpointing veteran Juan Sandoval (15-18, 5 KOs) of Mexico. Scores: 59-55, 60-54 twice.

The bout was the co-feature this past Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California.


Ruben Villa Battles Veteran Ernesto Guerrero Friday Night

Ruben Villa (7-0, 4 KOs), one of the featherweight division’s brightest young talents, takes the next step in his development by clashing with veteran Ernesto Guerrero (26-19, 18 KOs) in one of two highly anticipated match-ups on Friday’s “New Blood” undercard.


Ruben Villa faces Anthony de Jesus Ruiz on 5/19

Blue chip featherweight prospect Ruben Villa (5-0, 3 KOs) headlines an action-packed “New Blood” undercard when he puts his undefeated record on the line against Anthony de Jesus Ruiz (2-2, 2 KOs) this Friday, May 19, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

Thompson Boxing’s 17 year anniversary show will be live streamed on its website and Facebook Live beginning at 7:45 p.m. PDT this Friday.


Shelestyuk, Ndongeni and Villa victorious

Taras “The Real Deal Shelestyuk, Xolisani Ndongeni,and Ruben Villa all remained undefeated this past Friday night at the Omega Events Center in Corona, California.

Shelestyuk (15-0, 9 KOs), the 2012 Olympic Games Bronze Medalist for Ukraine, was victorious by the scores of 96-93 twice and 95-94. Despite a gutsy, gritty performance, Herrera (15-4-1, 8 KOs), of Chicago, IL., had a 3-fight winning streak end. There were no knockdowns.

Southpaw Shelestyuk, who entered the ring ranked No. 9 in the WBO and No. 13 in the WBA, turned back a determined bid by Herrera to win, despite getting docked a point for excessive holding in the fifth round.


Ruben Villa vs. Aaron Lopez on November 4

World ranked lightweight contender Xolisani Ndongeni (21-0, 11 KOs) and top-tier featherweight prospect Ruben Villa (2-0, 2 KOs) highlight the Nov. 4 ShoBox undercard from the Omega Products Event Center in Corona, Calif.

Ndongeni, ranked number two by the WBA, will make his U.S. debut against Juan Garcia Mendez (19-1-1, 12 KOs) of Mexicali, Mex. in a fight scheduled for 10-rounds. Ndongeni, a native of South Africa, has won numerous regional titles. He will find himself in unfamiliar territory on Nov. 4, as he has fought all of his professional fights in his home country.