Shawn ‘Showtime’ Porter is set to put his WBC welterweight title on the line against tricky Cuban Yordenis Ugas this weekend.
It will be the first time Porter has defended his belt and Ugas is the mandatory challenger.
The bout was set to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas but has been moved to the home of MLS side LA Galaxy in California.
Porter has his sights on bigger things in the near future but will have to deal with Ugas first and here’s everything you need to know about the bout.
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Shawn Porter vs Yordenis Ugas: UK date
The fight will take place in the early hours of Sunday, March 10 and will be held at the Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
Porter’s last four fights have all been at the Barclays Center in New York including his victory over Danny Garcis in his last bout.
Ugas was on the undercard for that fight and he beat Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo in the Big Apple to become the mandatory challenger.
Shawn Porter vs Yordenis Ugas: UK main event start time
The ringwalk in California is expected to get underway at around 4am UK time but it will depend on the undercard results.
Shawn Porter vs Yordenis Ugas: TV details and how to stream
The 12-round welterweight contest will not be shown on live TV in the UK.
It will be broadcast on FOX in the United States and will be available to stream on the FOX Sports app.
Shawn Porter vs Yordenis Ugas: Full undercard
Shawn Porter vs. Yordenis Ugas, Welterweight
Abel Ramos vs. Francisco Santana, Welterweight
Efe Ajagba vs. Amir Mansour, Heavyweight
Juan Carlos Payano vs. Damien Vazquez, Bantamweight
Eimantas Stanionis vs. Sammy Figueroa, Welterweight
Shawn Porter vs Yordenis Ugas: Tale of the Tape
Porter – Ugas
Nationality: American – Cuban
Age: 31 – 32
Height: 5ft 7 – 5ft 9
Reach: 70in – 69in
Stance – Orthodox (R) – Orthodox (R)
Record: 29-2-1 – 23-3-0
KOs: 17 – 11
Rounds: 207 – 153