Shawn Porter vs. Yordenis Ugas
Date : 08/03/2019
Venue: T Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
Time : 9pm ET.
WBC Welterweight Champion Shawn Porter (29-2-1, 17 KO) will be making the first defense of his title against Mandatory Challenger Yordenis Ugas (23-3, 11 KO) on March 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, in a PBC on FOX .
The two time World champion Shawn Porter defeated Devon Alexander to win the IBF Welterweight title back in 2013 but lost to Kell Brock the following year. He then lost in his next title Fight against Keith Thurman in 2016 before defeating Danny Garcia to claim the then vacant WBC title.
Yordenis Ugas is going into this fight on an eight fight winning streak spanning 2016 to date, unbeaten at Welterweight with his most recently beating Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo on Sept. 8.
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Fight Card (Results)
- Shawn Porter vs. Yordenis Ugas, 12 rounds, for Porter’s WBC welterweight title
- Abel Ramos vs. Francisco Santana, 10 rounds, welterweights
- Efe Ajagba vs. Amir Mansour, 8 rounds, heavyweights
- Juan Carlos Payano vs. Damien Vazquez, 10 rounds, bantamweights
- Eimantas Stanionis vs. Sammy Figueroa, 8 rounds, welterweights