Porter vs Ugas FULL FIGHT: March 9, 2019 - PBC on FOX

  • Published: 10 April 2019
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    WBC Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter retained his title with a close split-decision victory over Yordenis Ugas Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.

    "The crowd was expecting a big brawl, but that's not the way this fight needed to go tonight," said Porter. "The style that we used left the fight close. As the clock ticks, you have to do what's working. Tonight the foot movement was working and it made Ugas have to reset."

    "I showed tonight that I belong with the elite fighters at welterweight," said Ugas. "All I can say is that I'm ready to fight any of the top names in the division. I'll be back."

    The early rounds were defined by Porter using his jab to try to cut down the distance, while Ugas worked power shots and jabs to the body. Porter had some success on the inside landing on Ugas' chin during flurries, but was unable to hurt the Cuban.

    In round five, both men stood in the center of the ring for an extended period of time throwing power punches that had the crowd on their feet. Ugas began to work cleaner on his counterpunching as the fight went on, and Porter focused on movement while trying to snap his jab.

    "I was on my toes all night," said Porter. "I was very focused the entire fight and just listening to my corner. We wanted to out box him and eventually turn it on and press him. But my dad did not think that was the smartest way to win the fight. We fought this way for 12 rounds and no one has ever seen that from me before."

    Porter's activity clashed with the sharp countering and body punching from Ugas. According to CompuBox, Porter was more active on a per round basis, throwing 42.9 punches per round to 37.4 from Ugas. Ugas held the advantage in body punches landed at 57 to 34, while the two fighters each landed 79 power punches.

    In round 10 Porter began to bleed from his right eye due to an accidental head butt, but late in round 11 he landed one of his most significant punches of the fight when he backed Ugas up with a left hook to the head. After 12 rounds, the judges' scorecards reflected that there were numerous close and hard to score rounds as all three judges agreed on only the fourth and ninth rounds, which went to Ugas and Porter respectively.

    One judge saw the fight 117-111 for Ugas, which was overruled by scores of 116-112 and 115-113 for Porter. Both fighters believed after the fight that they had done enough to win.

    "There's no doubt about it, I was robbed tonight," said Ugas. "After the first round I figured him out and dominated the fight. He had no answer when I was pushing him back. I dominated the fight in my opinion."

    "We fought a good smart fight tonight," said Porter. "I was consistent and I thought we won a majority of the rounds. We got the win, we're still champion and we're looking forward to what is next."




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  • Dillan Crawford
    Dillan Crawford  2 hours back

    Ugas 3 rounds to 2 about to watch round 6 on up big round 5 for Ugas go watch that round walked porter down two big right hands left and toe to toe body shots and movement 🔥💨💯

    • spartacuslife
      spartacuslife  5 hours back

      I thought porter lost this fight in my view but a wins a win but knowing is knowing

      • Otis D Gore
        Otis D Gore  23 hours back

        If Porter had a hard time with a light hitting Ugas, what do you think Spence is going to do to him. Porter had major issues with Ugas size aswell. Easy work for Spence.

        • Quintin Myers
          Quintin Myers  1 days back


          • Amaryahu Ban Yasharaalah

            *Hold up? 🤔 This is the same ref who couldn’t count to 10 during the Wilder-Fury fight! Awww man, 🤦🏾‍♂️robbery coming right up!*

            • Greg Timms
              Greg Timms  2 days back

              Don't really think this was a robbery

              • sdtriller
                sdtriller  2 days back

                all these CASUALS do not understand boxing. PORTER is out boxing UGAS and he{ugas) is trying to make it a fight like porter normally does.. while porter is out boxing him coming in and out of range..LENOX is the only one calling the fight RIGHT! SMH close fight but porter clearly out boxed ugas

              • Raiden The Mortal
                Raiden The Mortal  2 days back

                Porter was tattooing ugas

                • wiley wonka
                  wiley wonka  2 days back

                  After thoroughly watching this fight dad dad Porter was showing some skills of boxing! Then all the movements caused him to run into something! Ugas showed punching power but he couldn't finish what he stated rather from fatigue or just simply not knowing how to finish his opponent! The difference with Errol he is a finisher with punching power! Mikey fight! people say Spence have no power! We will all see!! Very big opponent with direct punching power speed and ring IQ! long reach and taller that fights tall! I After watching closely I still give the cutting edge to Spence Jr. K Porter said it best! Errol has a confidence that he will not be beaten! Again we all will see....

                  • Leon Smith
                    Leon Smith  2 days back

                    Based off of what I just saw.. ugas is no Spence.. and porter is going to get his best competition this fight sep 28th

                    • Cameron Lewis
                      Cameron Lewis  2 days back

                      If you go by the highlights of the fight, one could easily think that Ugas won. He looked better than Shawn. He landed the better looking, cleaner, harder punches. However, style only wins fights when the punches add up. Porter didn't look good in this fight, as he was trying to switch his style up, but regardless of that fact, he landed more punches. Men lie. Women lie. Numbers don't. He landed more shots and came close to scoring a knockdown in round 11 with that jab off the back-pedal (37:16). He slipped in round 12. You can see the wet spot that caused it at 38:49. The punch didn't even land clean, as it went over the glove of Porter. So yes, Ugas looked and fought better, but Porter scored more. No one ever lost a basketball game or a football game or any other game where points are counted because they "scored ugly"...

                      • G T
                        G T  2 days back

                        they be robbing them Cuban fighters lol just like when Lara beat Canelo

                        • Cashy Bankz
                          Cashy Bankz  3 days back

                          Watching this fight for the 5th time....Lenox Lewis is a disgrace....He shouldn't be allowed to commentate. He was so biased its sickening. I hope Errol puts hands and feet on porter for this robbery !!!

                          • Mar Stillo
                            Mar Stillo  3 days back

                            YOU CAN'T WIN A FIGHT WITH JUST COUNTERS PERIOD. Ugas lost because all he did was Counter and wait.

                            • Fritz Gilmore
                              Fritz Gilmore  4 days back

                              Ugas lost this fight because he was not properly conditioned. If you understand the sport you will see that he is trying to take long brakes between engagement, his arms appears to be tired nether fighter knows what a jab is. Porter keeps his hand down and his chin opened but Ugas does not have the reflex to react properly. Standing around the ring does not win fights and the judges can see that. To take a title you have to rumble until the end. This fight is a draw in my opinion.

                              • E Thabo
                                E Thabo  4 days back

                                If Shawn porter couldn’t deal with a flat footed counter puncher who waited for him to initiate the exchanges how is he going to deal with a mobile, aggressive, powerful, defensively responsible fighter like Errol?😔.......P.S. that was a legitimate knockdown

                                • Mr Ball
                                  Mr Ball  4 days back

                                  Bruh porter a beast ugas a big mf but he couldn't do shit with porter! Only advantage he had was a long reach!

                                  • diesle hardeman
                                    diesle hardeman  5 days back

                                    U gotta beat the champ he didn't do enough....maybe if he stopped playing and talking and threw his hands more..... Porter did enough to win

                                    • mario cardoso
                                      mario cardoso  6 days back

                                      Ugas is good but too slow on he's foot. Porter no skills

                                      • Warrior Class
                                        Warrior Class  6 days back

                                        Most of you guys are more blind than a mf who is blind...Porter won Ugas style just looked better.

                                        • science Man
                                          science Man  6 days back

                                          I can't stand when counter punchers get mad when a boxer isn't coming forward. Stop getting mad because he doesn't fall into your game plan. Be the aggressor and stop being scared

                                          • King Jayr
                                            King Jayr  6 days back

                                            How tf was that ruled a slip thou 🤔

                                            • Doc Central Station
                                              Doc Central Station  6 days back

                                              PORTER is in a Barn Burner with everyone!!

                                              • Don Williamson
                                                Don Williamson  7 days back

                                                I watched this fight again porter won clearly

                                                • Jerzee Al
                                                  Jerzee Al  1 weeks back

                                                  That was no slip in the 12th!!! i watched that shot more than 10 times that was a knock down!!!

                                                  • norvilma
                                                    norvilma  1 weeks back

                                                    The judges

                                                    • norvilma
                                                      norvilma  1 weeks back

                                                      The referee was watching the fight with their thumb up their ass

                                                      • Zahc Taylor
                                                        Zahc Taylor  1 weeks back

                                                        Yeah @errolspencejr is gonna knock porter out with a good left hook...broner had caught em with it..but errol is a southpaw so its quiet for porter....

                                                        • Mateus Campos
                                                          Mateus Campos  1 weeks back

                                                          What A FUCKING ROBBERY!!!
                                                          Porter is ABSOLUTELY A BUM!!

                                                          • WISHBONEL7
                                                            WISHBONEL7  1 weeks back

                                                            Maybe Ugas will end up fighting the winner of the Porter , Spence fight .

                                                            • Maddox
                                                              Maddox  1 weeks back

                                                              Spence gonna draxx him sklounst!!!

                                                              • im already tracer
                                                                im already tracer  1 weeks back

                                                                Plain robbery!

                                                                • E Dubb
                                                                  E Dubb  1 weeks back

                                                                  They robbed Ugas

                                                                  • Mezzy One nation
                                                                    Mezzy One nation  1 weeks back

                                                                    Yo Ugas won this fight..

                                                                    • Mattitayahu Treez
                                                                      Mattitayahu Treez  1 weeks back

                                                                      COMMENT FOR SPENCE LIKE FOR PORTER

                                                                      • Mr Grandi
                                                                        Mr Grandi  1 weeks back

                                                                        Good fight NO ROBBERIES here! Pay close attention to the fight and forget the background noise

                                                                        • JACK RICHMOND
                                                                          JACK RICHMOND  1 weeks back

                                                                          I don't know what the ref was seeing but I saw Porter get knocked down...no doubt. WTF?

                                                                          • Charles Davis
                                                                            Charles Davis  1 weeks back

                                                                            Body language means a lot

                                                                            • Charles Davis
                                                                              Charles Davis  1 weeks back

                                                                              Ugas walking him down and backing him up

                                                                          • Black Cocksman
                                                                            Black Cocksman  1 weeks back

                                                                            Man I Watched This Fight At Least 4x's, And To Be Perfectly Honest With Y'all... " Shawn Porter Won This Fight About As Much As Laila Ali Won That Fight Against Jackie Frazier " Which Is Another Good Fight That I've Watched About 3Or4x's, And Just Like That Fight, If Anything " It Should've Been A Draw " Instead Of A Straight Out ROBBERY!... Both Would've Kept Their Perspective Titles And Continued To Roll On And Set Up A Big 💰 Rematch Down The Line..... But!..Then Again....TJMO 😇

                                                                            • Nocturnal Thoughts
                                                                              Nocturnal Thoughts  2 weeks back

                                                                              Porter had a very poor performance

                                                                              • Andrae X
                                                                                Andrae X  2 weeks back

                                                                                Ugas should have cut the ring off more

                                                                                • OG/PL//Boogieman Gonzo
                                                                                  OG/PL//Boogieman Gonzo  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Kell Brook layed the play book in to how to beat Shawn .But Ugas Got kind of comfortable 👍 during sum of the rounds and wasn't focusing on Connecting more points 😡 So he can win .But in was a very close fight .Shawn wasn't able to use his head like he always does lol 🗣️🌩️ Rematch.🙆

                                                                                  • Elvar Bragason
                                                                                    Elvar Bragason  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Why do they always cut out the walk ins?

                                                                                    • Art Easter
                                                                                      Art Easter  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Had Ugas winning watching live but After rewatching I have Shawn winning 116-112

                                                                                      • PridedWaif
                                                                                        PridedWaif  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Porter definitely lost this lol. Ugas just didn’t win in impressive fashion that’s why they let Shawn get away with this one. He definitely got a second chance, but that’s going to be put to rest when Errol beat him. The truth always catches up.

                                                                                        • Joe Jow
                                                                                          Joe Jow  2 weeks back

                                                                                          I think porter's style is gonna go good against spence, but in the end spence will beat him.

                                                                                          • Pablo Juan
                                                                                            Pablo Juan  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Spence finna punish his ass

                                                                                            • K I N G M A R S
                                                                                              K I N G M A R S  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Lmao Errol gonna smoke porter up