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Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas: Fight card, complete guide

It’s fight week in Las Vegas once again and while it may not be the fight many had planned on seeing, it’s still one that demands your attention. Former eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao will make the walk to the ring for the first time in two years when he takes on WBA welterweight titleholder Yordenis Ugas in the main event of a PBC on Fox PPV event. Pacquiao was originally scheduled to take on unified champion Errol Spence Jr., but Spence suffered a torn retina in training camp and was forced to withdraw. Of note, Ugas’ original opponent for the card also suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw, making this new main event almost destined.

Pacquiao has not fought since his thrilling victory over Keith Thurman in July 2019 where he earned the WBA crown with an astounding performance. He’s considered one of the all-time greats in the sport after holding at least one championship across eight weight divisions.

It’s fight week in Las Vegas once again and while it may not be the fight many had planned on seeing, it’s still one that demands your attention. Former eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao will make the walk to the ring for the first time in two years when he takes on WBA welterweight titleholder Yordenis Ugas in the main event of a PBC on Fox PPV event. Pacquiao was originally scheduled to take on unified champion Errol Spence Jr., but Spence suffered a torn retina in training camp and was forced to withdraw. Of note, Ugas’ original opponent for the card also suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw, making this new main event almost destined.

Pacquiao has not fought since his thrilling victory over Keith Thurman in July 2019 where he earned the WBA crown with an astounding performance. He’s considered one of the all-time greats in the sport after holding at least one championship across eight weight divisions.

Ugas, meanwhile, is not someone who can be looked over. At 35, the Cuban has just one defeat in 12 trips to the ring since 2015 with the lone loss coming by disputed decision to Shawn Porter for the vacant WBC title. He’s taken on some of the best in the world at 147 pounds, including victories over Jamal James, Thomas Dulorme, Ray Robinson, Omar Figueroa Jr. and Abel Ramos.

The undercard fills out nicely with a good mix of veteran and prospective talent. Robert Guerrero takes on Victor Ortiz at lightweight, Mark Magsayo battles former champ Julio Ceja in a featherweight title eliminator and Carlos Castro faces Oscar Ecandon at featherweight to kick things off. 

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Below is the complete fight card with the latest odds from Caesars Sportsbook.

Pacquiao vs. Ugas fight card, odds

  • Manny Pacquiao -360 vs. Yordenis Ugas +280, WBA welterweight championship
  • Robert Guerrero -150 vs. Victor Ortiz +125, welterweight
  • Mark Magsayo -270 vs. Julio Ceja +220, WBC featherweight title eliminator
  • Carlos Castro -1100 vs. Oscar Escandon +700, featherweight

Pacquiao vs. Ugas info

  • Date: Aug. 21
  • Location: T-Mobile Arena — Las Vegas
  • Start time: 9 p.m. ET
  • How to watch: FOX PPV | Price: $74.99

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