Jaron Ennis Vs. Roiman Villa Pre-Fight Presser

Jaron Ennis and Roiman Villa had their pre-fight presser before their fight on July 8th, 2023.

Ennis (30-0, 27 KOs) will put his interim IBF welterweight title on the line against Villa (26-1, 24 KOs) in a 12-round welterweight fight.

Victory for Ennis could elevate him to the status of a full IBF welterweight champion if the winner of the Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford bout moves up after their fight on July 29th, 2023.

In contrast, Villa’s confidence is riding high following his majority-decision win over Rashidi Ellis

In addition, Yoelvis Gomez faces Marquis Taylor (14-1-2, 1 KO) in a middleweight bout.

Meanwhile, Edwin De Los Santos squares off against Joseph Adorno at lightweight.

With that being said, here were the key quotes from the main event.

Key Quotes

On the next steps: “Anybody in the division, not matter who it is. You know anybody with a belt…But right now we’ve got business to take care of,” Ennis


On getting a KO: “Definitely [want a KO] but we are not going in there looking for it. We are going to have fun and go back to what we are used to doing,” Ennis

“I’m very excited to get back in the ring…I’m gonna be able to show my skills and do everything that I need to do…I can’t wait to shine. I’m gonna show him that I’m the best 147-pounder in the world,” Ennis


Prediction: “Good for you for believing in yourself. But I’m not about to say anything grandiose or be predicting this or that because God can make you feel big but he also humbles you,” Villa

On the challenge: “When God gives me an opportunity to fight against a world class fighter, how am I not going to take that chance. It’s my duty to go after the toughest challenge. I’m not afraid of anybody,” Villa

Full Card

Jaron Ennis vs. Roiman Villa – IBF interim welterweight title

Yoelvis Gomez vs. Marquis Taylor – middleweight

Edwin De Los Santos vs. Joseph Adorno – lightweight

Euri Cedeno vs. William Townsel – middleweight

Steven Torres vs. James Evans – heavyweight

Dwyke Flemmings Jr vs. Henry Rivera – junior welterweight

Ismail Muhammad vs. Parker Gregory Bruno – welterweight

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