Yordenis Ugas has revealed that he suffered a fractured orbital bone during Saturday's loss to Errol Spence at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Spence would stop Ugas in the tenth round to unify the WBC, WBA, IBF welterweight world titles.
As the fight played out, Ugas' right eye became severely swollen and by the tenth round it was swollen shut.
The doctor determined during the tenth round, that Ugas was unable to see from his right eye and immediately advised the referee to stop the fight.
"First of all, I wanted to apologize for not coming to thank everyone who was supporting me in person after the fights, I have a fracture in my eye and in the next few days the doctors will say how they will treat it. Last night I spent all morning in a hospital and I write these words with only one eye, the other one is still closed," Ugas stated on social media.
"But very important for me to write it for you. I want to thank and thank my family, my team and every person who was supporting me. I want to congrats Errol Spence Jr, a great champ.. and sharing the ring with him was an honor, he came as [he usually does], always sharp, and in the last rounds he hit me in the eye and everything was even more difficult… the best man on top won in the ring.
"We have come this far by taking our wins and losses with humility. I am sad, but at peace. [I've] come back from the dark. And already at this point I've fought Porter, Pacquiao, Spence.. some of the best fighters in history and future Hall of Famers. I'm proud of what I'm doing, in and out of the ring. I have won millions of hearts. With the favor of God there are great days to come… we will recover and come back stronger. Thank you all."