Shawn Porter vs Yordenis Ugas
Two-time world champion, Ohio's Shawn Porter, makes the first defence of his WBC title, which he won 6 months earlier, against former two-weight world champion, Danny Garcia. Porter takes on Cuban, Yordenis Ugas, Ugas, a very good amateur, also coming off a couple of very dominant wins, is an underdog, but expected to give Porter problems.
It seems to most people as if Ugas has edged the fight, but there are mixed opinions, some think Porter has done enough to keep his belt.
One judge scores Ugas a winner by a landslide, another scores Porter a fairly wide winner, and a decisive judge scores Porter a narrow winner. Shawn Porter beats Yordenis Ugas by Split Decision.
The decision is controversial, Fox score Ugas a close winner, Ray Mancini and Floyd Mayweather Sr heavily criticise the decision, insist Porter didn't win, Leo Santa Cruz says Ugas edged the fight, but Keith Thurman, Mikey Garcia, Lennox Lewis disagree on it being a bad decision, believe it was a close fight that could have gone either way.