Yordenis Ugas is still the WBA welterweight champion. After 12 rounds of matches against former eight division champion Manny Pacquiao, Urgas made a unanimous decision to retain in the main event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. His belt.
Since 2015, the 35-year-old Ugas has led 27-4 and 12-1 as a professional player. The Cuban’s only mistake in the past six years was with Sean Porter in the WBC championship battle, when he was split and decided to lose. He added Pacquiao’s name to his growing resume, which included Abel Ramos, Mike Dallas Jr., Omar Figueroa Jr., Ray Robinson, and Thomas Dulom.
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Now, 42-year-old Pacquiao faces an uncertain future in fighting games because he seems to be ready to prepare for the presidential campaign in the Philippines, where he currently serves as a senator.
Elsewhere in the card, fellow Filipino Mark Magsayo made a thunderous statement in the 10th round of eliminating Julio Ceja. The 26-year-old Magsayo knocked Ceja onto the rope with a pair of fists, leaving the former champion motionless, then he was put on a stool and finally left the ring. Magsayo is now the first contender for the WBC Featherweight Championship and is currently held by Gary Russell Jr..
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