The night of battle is approaching. With the Philippine legend Manny Pacquiao returning to the boxing ring on Saturday night to compete with Yordenis Ugas for the WBA welterweight title, all eyes will be on Go to the fighting capital of the world. The 42-year-old Pacquiao will challenge the title he previously won after defeating Keith Thurman in September 2019. This game will be broadcast live PBC matches on Fox PPV at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao originally planned to face WBC and IBF champion Errol Spence Jr., but the unified title was forced to withdraw from the game after a torn retina in training camp 11 days after the game. . Coincidentally, Urgas was originally scheduled to face Fabian Madana in the joint main match, but Madana also retired due to injury.
The Filipino legend began his career in 1995, and he will compete in his fourth decade. In the past ten years, he has maintained his status as one of the best players in the world with a weight of 147 pounds, while facing the best players in the department, including Tim Bradley, Sean Mosley, Juan Manuel Max, Brandon Rios, Chris Algeri, Adrien Broner, and of course Floyd Mayweather Jr. Since losing to Mayweather in May 2015, his only mistake was a controversial decision by the Australian team to lose Jeff Horne in Horne’s backyard.
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At the same time, Ugas is not a person who can be monitored. Since 2015, the 35-year-old Cuban has lost only one of 12 tournaments, and the only loss was caused by Sean Porter’s fight for the vacant WBC title. He defeated the best players in the world with a weight of 147 pounds, including defeats against Jamal James, Thomas Dulom, Ray Robinson, Omar Figueroa Jr. and Abel Ramos.
Three other games in Las Vegas on Saturday night filled the hole cards. Most notably, when Robert Guerrero and Victor Ortiz met in the welterweight, a pair of veterans met in the joint main game. The 38-year-old Guerrero returned after a two-year suspension and won three consecutive victories. This happened after a short retirement after skidding in 2017. Ortiz, 34, has not participated in a sexual assault charge since February 2018, which was dismissed in December 2020. He has not won since the knockout in July 2017. In addition, Philippine player Mark Magsayo has the opportunity to compete against former champion Julio Ceja in the WBC Featherweight Elimination Tournament to get closer to the gold medal.
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The following is a complete battle card with the latest odds of Caesars Sportsbook.
Pacquiao vs. Urgas battle card, odds
- Manny Pacquiao -360 vs. Jordanis Ugas +280, WBA welterweight champion
- Robert Guerrero -130 vs. Victor Ortiz +110, welterweight
- Mark Magsayo -300 vs. Julio Ceja +240, WBC Featherweight Championship Knockout
- Carlos Castro (Carlos Castro) -1100 vs. Oscar Escandon (+700), Featherweight
Pacquiao vs. Urgas Information
- date: August 21
- Location: T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas
- Starting time: 9 p.m. EST
- How to watch: Fox PPV | Price: 74.99 USD
Countdown to Pacquiao vs. Urgas
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