Another 19-year-old prospect, super featherweight Ruben Villa of Salinas, CA was very impressive in stopping tough Luis Diaz of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Villa, a former two-time national Golden Gloves champion who lost to Shakur Stevenson in the 2016 Olympic Trials, showed solid accuracy as he battered Diaz throughout the contest eventually stopping Diaz at 34 seconds of the sixth round.
Villa is now 5-0, three KO's. Diaz loses for the first time and he is 2-1, one KO.
Our first locals enter the ring as Hasim "Gold Blooded" Rahman, Jr. of Baltimore takes on Ralph Alexander of Lanham. Both guys making pro debuts as heavyweights.