Ruben Villa Returns Headlines Thompson Boxing Event On
April 15 In Ontario, Ca.
Returning after his first chance at a world title, Thompson
Boxing’s featherweight contender Ruben “Drac” Villa (18-1, 5
KOs), who is co-promoted with Banner Promotions, will make
his 2022 debut as he headlines Thompson Boxing’s “Path To
Glory” event on Friday, April 15, 2022. Villa will square
off against battle tested veteran, Horacio Garcia (35-5-1,
25 KOs), of Guadalajara, Mexico in a 10-round main event.
This event will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in
Ontario, CA. Doors open at 6:30 pm PT with the first fight
starting at 8:00 pm PT. Tickets are priced at $50, $75, and
$100, are available for purchase by calling 714-935-0900.
As one of several talented Thompson Boxing fighters to
challenge for a world title, Villa makes his long-awaited
return to the ring. Villa’s last fight was a narrow loss
against Emanuel Navarrete (35-1, 29 KOs) in October of 2020.
After a year and a half break from action, Villa is
energized and focused on his goal of becoming a world
“I have fallen in love with the sport of boxing once again,
the year or so I was out, I focused on all the things I need
to improve on,” said Villa in the comforts of his newly
remodeled gym in Salinas, California. “I have always said I
want to bring a world title fight to Salinas, and that is
still the goal. So, this is just the start of a new
beginning, and a better version of myself. The road to
redemption starts on April 15th against a worthy opponent in
In the 6-round co-feature, Richard “Cool Breeze” Brewart Jr.
(10-0, 4 KOs), of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., will face Walter
“2 Guns” Wright (17-8, 8 KOs) of Seattle, Washington, in a
“I am ready to start 2022 off on the right track and I’m
looking forward to having a big year with Thompson Boxing,”
said Brewart. “I’m going to make noise in my division this
year. The goal is to fight as much as possible and work my
way toward ten-round bouts by the end of the year. I know
that fighting in meaningful fights gives me a chance at
belts, and I want to collect as many of those as I can. I
have not taken an easy road, and I will continue to show how
talented I am in April.”
This event will stream live for free on the Thompson Boxing
Promotions website (www.thompsonboxing.com), as well as
their Facebook and YouTube pages. In addition, Fight fans
will be able to watch all Thompson Boxing fights, weigh-ins,
and behind-the-scenes content, via their new Mobile App
downloadable on Apple and Google.
Lightweight Pedro Valencia (8-0, 7 KOs) of Las Angeles,
Calif. will face an opponent to be named at a future date.
Welterweight Esteban “Stone Hands” Munoz (5-1, 3 KOs), of
San Bernardino, Calif., will face Jessie Nares (2-1, 1 KO)
of Oxnard, Calif. (6-rounds)
Middleweight "Knuckle" Nelson Oliva (1-0, 1 KO) of
Riverside, Calif, will face Antonio Duarte (2-2) of Tijuana,
Opening the card is bantamweight Alejandro “Chako” Barajas
(pro debut) of Los Angeles, Calif., facing Ulises “Duende”
Rosales (0-5), of Huntington Park, Calif. (4-rounds)
This event is sponsored by Thompson Building Materials,
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