Thompson Boxing’s featherweight world title contender, Ruben “Drac” Villa (18-1, 5 KOs), who is co-promoted with Banner Promotions, has wrapped up teaching camp in Salinas, California for his battle, Friday, April 15, 2022, as he battles rough veteran Horacio Garcia (35-5-1, 25 KOs), of Guadalajara, Mexico in a 10-round key occasion.
This function titled “Path To Glory” will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, CA. Doors open at 6:30 pm PT with the initial struggle setting up at 8:00 pm PT. Tickets are priced at $50, $75, and $100, are accessible for order by contacting 714-935-0900.
Right here is what Villa experienced to say about his the latest training camp, his impending combat with Garcia, and a lot more.
On his matchup with Horacio Garcia:
“I am glad to be back, and I want to thank my workforce, Garcia Boxing, Max, Sam, Kathy as well as my father for the assistance, as very well as my promoters Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions for acquiring me back in the ring. My opponent is a sound guy, he is gifted, but I see myself as a planet champion, and just produced modest errors in my very last combat that price tag me a world title. The working experience I’ve received would make me an even additional dangerous fighter, and you will see that in this fight.”
On his modern coaching camp:
“Camp has been genuinely rigorous and I’ll be in fantastic form. I not too long ago opened a new kind of my boxing fitness center in Salinas, California, and the significant spark arrived this week when NFL Pro Bowler Patrick Willis visited the health club and worked out with me. Teaching can be really significantly the exact same thing frequently and receiving a surprise check out by a legend actually obtained me inspired to complete camp strong.”
On combating again in Ontario, CA at the DoubleTree Hotel:
“It feels fantastic to be again at the DoubleTree. I started my vocation on these cards, and to return is a fantastic sensation as I know the venue and the struggle 7 days stuff extremely very well. It is like going to an old buddy if an outdated good friend could be a setting up. The enthusiasts generally deliver good energy there and I simply cannot wait to convey an enjoyable fight to everyone in attendance.”
On what a get will do for his job:
“I want to get again into the environment title photograph. I see the division as rather empty outside the house of the fighter I dropped to and we had a near fight. I used my entire newbie occupation fighting the finest fighters in the entire world, and just after this combat I want to deal with the greatest fighters achievable. I have a quite fantastic record, and now I am likely for legacy with the purpose to convey a globe title battle to Salinas, California.