Yodenis Ugas is a professional boxer from Cuba. From January 2021 to April 2022, Yordenis Ugás won the WBA (Super) Welterweight Championship. Likewise, BoxRec ranks him as the eighth most active boxer by pound.
|full name:||Jordanes Hernandez|
|date of birth:||July 14, 1986|
|Best Marriage Match:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|high:||4 feet 11 inches (1.50m)|
|net worth||$15 million|
|place of birth||santiago de cuba|
|Country of Citizenship||Cuban|
Yodenis Ugas Biography
Yodenis Ugas Born on July 14, 1986 in Santiago de Cuba. He is Cuban and of African descent. Ugas is a devout Christian. Yordenis Ugás Hernández is his full name. Milagros was his mother’s name. He is now 35 years old.
He is very private; no information or details about his parents, siblings or young children. He has been boxing since he was a child. There is no information or details about his educational background.
Yordenis Ugás Height, Weight
Yodenis Ugas He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 66 kg. Yordenis has a bald head and black eyes. He also has a 73-inch wingspan.
He was the U17 world champion in 2003, but he lost to Aamir Khan in the 2004 junior championship. He also lost twice at featherweight to fellow Earl Luis Franco and finished third at the national featherweight competition in 2004. He switched to lightweight in 2005 and had more success, winning the Cuban Championship from 2005 to 2008.
Yordenis Ugás also won the Pan American Championships (not the Pan American Games) in 2005. He also lost twice to Kazakhstan southpaw Serik Sapiyev in 2005. He was part of the Cuban national team that won the 2006 Boxing World Cup and the Central American Championship that year.
In 2007, Ugas beat Jordan Frometa and Ronil Iglesias in the national championship. Later that year, he won the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, beating Dalis Perez and Everton Lopez. He won the Olympic qualifiers after beating old rival Luis Franco at the national championships. France’s Total Sow beat him in the semi-final in Beijing. After transferring to welterweight, he faced and defeated Ronil Iglesias in the national final.
Ugas moved to the United States in March 2010 with the aim of becoming a professional boxer. On July 9, 2010, he made his professional debut. On March 9, 2019, he fought Sean Porter for the WBC welterweight title in the first title fight of his career. Ugas dominated most of the game. He started celebrating after the game, while Porter remained motionless.
However, he lost the game after two referees favored Porter 116-112 and 115-113, while only one referee favored Porter. The match was seen as a controversial split-decision victory for Porter, with the crowd booing. In the next match, he faces former world champion Omar Figueroa. He dominated the game and won it without a doubt.
On September 6, 2020, Ugas faced Abel Ramos for the vacant WBA (regular) welterweight title. He dominated most of the game and won in a split decision. He was then promoted to WBA (Super) Champion. Manny Pacquiao’s title revoked for inaction.
Manny was due to take on undefeated WBC and IBF champion Errol Spence Jr. at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on August 21, 2021, but he had to withdraw due to a left eye injury. He took over from Spencer Jr. and faced Pacquiao in the first defense of his WBA (super) title. The fight was competitive, but Ugas dominated and won by unanimous decision.
After the title fight against Manny, he applied for special permission from the WBA to avoid a mandatory defense against Eimantas Stanionis to face IBF and WBC champ Errol Spence Jr. in the title unification bout. As a result, Ugas and Stagnonis had 30 days to figure out the details of their battle.
Unable to reach an agreement, a wallet bid with a minimum bid of $200,000 was placed on December 9. As the defending champion, Ugas will have a 75/25 winning bid ratio. According to WBA President Gilberto J. Mendoza, the Spencer-Ugas deal was accepted because Stanionis was willing to step down on December 19, 2021.
The Unified Competition was officially announced on February 8, 2022. This game is supposed to be the main event of the pay-per-view event on April 16 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. PPV distribution is handled by Showtime. He was defeated by Tseung Kwan O in the tenth round.
The referee stopped the game on the advice of the circus doctor due to severe swelling in Ugas’ right eye. He lost on the scorecards of all three referees at the time of the suspension, scoring 88-82, 88-82 and 88-83. Additionally, he has fewer total punches (216 vs. 96) and fewer power throws (192 vs. 77) than Spencer Jr.
Yodenis Ugas net worth
Yodenis Ugas Accumulated wealth through a successful boxing career. During his professional boxing career, he went 27-5. Ugas has a net worth of $15 million.
Yordenis Ugás wife, marriage
Yodenis Ugas Related to Dayanara. There is no information or details about how the couple met. He also has a son named Jordenis Ugas. It is not known if the child’s mother is Dayanara. Ugas keeps his personal life private. There is also no information about his previous relationship.