Mar 09 2019
Saturday

Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Welterweight
29-2-1
SD 12

Score cards

  • 115-113
  • 116-112
  • 111-117
SD 12
23-3-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Welterweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
34
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKOUDUD
Form
UDTKOTKOUDTKO
29
Wins
23
17
By KO
11
59
KO%
48
2
Loses
3
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
6
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Shawn Porter vs Yordenis Ugas report

Who won Porter vs Ugas?

Shawn Porter beat Yordenis Ugas by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th March 2019 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.

The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 116-112, 111-117 in favor of winner Shawn Porter.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This contest was for the WBC welterweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Efe Ajagba beat Amir Mansour and Damien Vazquez was overcome by Juan Carlos Payano.

Porter vs Ugas stats

Shawn Porter stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Yordenis Ugas made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Porter had advantage in power over Ugas, with a 59% knock out percentage over Ugas' 48%.

Shawn Porter was the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.

Ugas had a height advantage of 2 inches over Porter. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Shawn Porter & Yordenis Ugas fought out of an orthodox stance.

Porter was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Ugas, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 47 more professional rounds, 243 to Ugas' 196.

Yordenis Ugas was ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 147lb division.

Porter vs Ugas form

Porter had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Danny Garcia on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 4th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Andre Berto on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Adrien Broner on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Ugas had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Mike Dallas Jr on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Omar Figueroa Jr on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Shawn Porter on 9th March 2019 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Before that, he had defeated Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Hehad won against Jonathan Batista on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yordenis Ugas had been fighting more than Shawn Porter.

Going to this contest, Shawn Porter had last fought 2 years, 8 months and 8 days ago, while Yordenis Ugas' last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 15 days ago.

Porter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Ugas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

What time did Porter vs Ugas start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Porter vs Ugas?

Porter vs Ugas was broadcast on FOX in the US.

What were the odds on Porter vs Ugas?

Shawn Porter was a 3/10 (-333) favourite going into the contest, while Yordenis Ugas made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.

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