LOS ANGELES – Yordenis Ugas scored a split-decision victory over Abel Ramos Sunday night to win the WBA Welterweight Championship in the main event of FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Sherman Oaks, California – An outstanding eight round junior welterweight semi-main bout between two of the sport’s up-and-coming prospects has been added to the “FIGHT FOR PEACE — HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY” event on Saturday, May 10 at the USCGalen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California which will be telecast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) and presented by Corona Extra as Amir “Young Master” Imam of Albany, New York takes on hot shotYordenis Ugas of Miami, Florida via Santiago, Cuba.
Entertainment and Syndicated Television Heavyweight Enters Professional Boxing With Stacked April 16 Fight Card
LOS ANGELES – King World Productions former President and CEO Michael King, etched his name in the history of television by distributing and marketing television’s longest-running and most-successful programs, including Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Now, King enters professional boxing with his company, King Sports, and is staging the first of four quarterly boxing events at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., on Friday, April 16 at 7 p.m.