- Category : 1969-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (16,41,55)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Upheaval 2
Peruvian professional boxer, who was nicknamed "El Puma" during his career.
He moved to Hillsborough Township, New Jersey to be near his trainer and improve his career opportunities while trying to get entry visas for his family. He shared an apartment with two roommates and worked at a local McDonald's.
On 28 February 2004, he defended his North American Boxing Association lightweight title against Ricky Quiles at the Seminole Tribe of Florida Coconut Creek Casino. He collapsed moments after losing a unanimous decision, and was rushed to the North Broward Medical Center. He died after undergoing surgery for head trauma, on 3 March 2004, Pompano Beach, Florida.
Villalta is the fifth Peruvian fighter to die in the ring. His career record was 29-6-1.