Tonight (Sat. March 9, 2019) WBC welterweight champion Shawn Porter defended his title against Yordenis Ugas. The action went down on FOX from the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. Porter was on a three-fight win streak heading into his fight with Ugas.
In his last outing, he won the vacant WBC welterweight crown by defeating Danny Garcia via unanimous decision. He fought the 32-year-old Cuban, Ugas, who was on an eight-fight win streak heading into his bout against Porter. Check out MMA News’ coverage of the Porter vs. Ugas card below:
- Welterweight: (C) Shawn Porter def. Yordenis Ugas via split decision (116-112, 111-117, 115-113)
- Welterweight: Abel Ramos def. Francisco Santana via unanimous decision (95-94, 97-92, 98-92)
- Heavyweight: Efe Ajagba def. Amir Mansour via R2 KO
- Bantamweight: Juan Carlos Payano def. Damien Vazquez via unanimous decision (79-73, 80-71, 80-71)
- Welterweight: Eimantas Stanionis def. Sammy Figueroa via unanimous decision