WBC Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter couldn’t have asked for a riskier first title defense when he meets Cuban technician Yordenis Ugas Saturday night on PBC on FOX.
Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter defends his WBC title vs mandatory challenger Yordenis Ugas March 9 on FOX
Andrzej Fonfara and Edwin Rodriguez duel in a clash of hard-hitting cruiserweights and heavyweight slugger Efe Ajagba battles veteran Amir Mansour on the card that takes place at Dignity Health Sports Park—formerly StubHub Center—in Carson, California.
Eight title bouts and the first-ever PBC on FOX pay-per-view highlight press conference announcing fight cards through April 2019.
Champions Shawn Porter, Errol Spence Jr. and Keith Thurman, former titleholders Andre Berto, Adrien Broner, Luis Collazo and Danny Garcia, top 147-pound contenders Jamal James and Yordenis Ugas and unified lightweight champion Mikey Garcia all discuss their eagerness to face one another for welterweight glory.
Winner of tomorrow's 147-pound showdown on Showtime could very likely be next in line for a title shot against Danny Garcia-Shawn Porter winner.