On Saturday, March 9, Premier Boxing Champions traveled to the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

In the evening’s main event, current WBC welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter picked up his first title defense against Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas, who had won eight straight fights.

The main card aired live at 8:00 p.m. ET on FOX.

Shawn Porter def. Yordenis Ugas by split decision (116-112, 115-113, 111-117) – WBC welterweight title
Abel Ramos def. Francisco Santana by unanimous decision (98-92, 97-92, 95-94)
Efe Ajagba def. Amir Mansour by TKO. Round 2
Juan Carlos Payano def. Damien Vazquez by unanimous decision (80-71, 80-71, 79-73)
Eimantas Stanionis def. Samuel Figueroa by unanimous decision (80-72×3)
Viktor Slavinskyi def. Luis May by unanimous decision (60-54,60-54,59-55)

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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