Former world champion Omar Figueroa Jr. looks to protect to his undefeated record against a hungry Yordenis Ugas, who was just points away from tasting the joy of being a World Champion. The winner of this fight may get that opportunity again. Who will raise their hand in victory?
We sat down with WBC Welterweight World Champion "Showtime" Shawn Porter recently to get his take on the July 20th PBC on FOX Pay-Per-View welterweight title fight between boxing's only 8x world champion Manny "Pac Man" and unbeaten fellow champion Keith "One Time" Thurman.
WBC Welterweight Champion Shawn Porter retains title with split decision over Yordenis Ugas.
Shawn Porter retains his WBC Welterweight World Title following a close split decision victory over Yordenis Ugas on March 9, 2019, live on FOX.
Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter is well aware that top-ranked contender Yordenis Ugas is coming to fight, but Porter is out to prove that he’s “not a champion by accident.” Watch the fight live March 9th on FOX.
Welterweight World Champ Shawn Porter makes the first defense of his WBC title against top-rated Cuban contender Yordenis Ugas on Saturday March 9 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. and live on FOX at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
147-pound contenders Yordenis Ugas (22-3, 11 KOs) defeated Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo (34-3-2, 24 KOs) in a WBC welterweight world title eliminator September 8, 2018, on PBC on Showtime.
Late replacement Yordenis Ugas scored a second-round TKO of Nelson Lara in a 154-pound bout.