Ruben Villa (10-0, 4 KOs) cleared the final hurdle in his first attempt at a title by weighing in at 124.8 lbs., while Colombian Marlon Olea (13-2, 12 KOs) measured 124.9 lbs. at Friday’s weigh in from 2 Steps Ahead Fitness in Salinas, Calif.
The pair fight for the vacant WBO Youth Featherweight Title this Saturday night from the Salinas Storm House in Salinas, Calif. The "New Blood" main event is set for 8-rounds.
Villa, a southpaw from Salinas, is making his professional hometown debut.
"There’s been a lot of build up to this moment," said Villa, who is promoted by Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions. "I need to stay focused and do what I need to do to win."
Ruben Villa, 124.8 lbs. vs. Marlon Olea, 124.9 lbs. (8-rounds)
Bruno Escalante, 115.6 lbs. vs. Diuhl Olguin, 117.9 lbs. (8-rounds)
Max Becerra, 138.4 lbs. vs. Erick Martinez, 138.8 lbs. (6-rounds)
Alberto Torres, 126.9 lbs. vs. Naciff Martinez, 126 lbs. (6-rounds)
Pedro Moreno, 136 lbs. vs. Sergio Ramirez, 134.8 lbs. (6-rounds)
Brandon Trejo, 131.5 lbs. vs. Bogar Padilla, 131 lbs. (4-rounds)