“You can’t kidnap a title”: Yordenis Ugas reaction to receiving WBA title that retired Pacquiao

No puedes secuestrar un título: La reacción de Yordenis Ugas al recibir el título AMB que retiraron a Pacquiao

Yordenis ugas reacted on social media to the decision of the World Boxing Association (AMB) to withdraw the world super welterweight belt Manny pacquiao, to convert the regular champion, Ugas, in the new absolute monarch of 147 pounds by that body.

It was in your account Twitter where Yordenis ugas expressed his feelings to know that he is the new maximum welterweight champion by the AMB.

“Thanks to God, to my agent, to my team, family and fans ”, the Cuban tweeted,“ today is a great day for me. Thanks to the AMB for rising as a super champion and for doing the best for the sport. Manny pacquiao he is a legend and will always be a champion, his intention with (Conor) McGregor and now with Ryan (Garcia)”.

“But you can’t, behind your story, hijack a championship,” he continued. Ugas. “This gives fans a chance to see a great unification at 147 pounds. I don’t want this position for easy fights. My team has my consent for my next match to be against Pacquiao if he wants to show that he is the true champion ”.

“Or any of the other champions for a great unification fight,” he added. “I am a warrior committed to my career, who has fought and won every penny and every opportunity. Thank you all and I can’t wait to announce the following. I am grateful and excited. “

Pacquiao won the belt from Thurman”, He mentioned Ugas. “(Pacquiao) received the opportunity from him (Thurman). The (Pacquiao) was not going to give me the opportunity, nor the unification. That is the difference. My next fight I want to unify. Looks like I’ll get the fight I’ve been looking for for years. They don’t hate me, congratulate me ”.

“Thank you all,” he finished Ugas. “I appreciate your opinion and respect me. Trust me. I am a warrior”.

This is how welter belts were in the WBA

Yordenis ugas won a world title for the first time on September 6, 2020, when he defeated by split decision Abel Ramos. At that time, Ugas became world welterweight champion of the AMB, in its regular version. A belt that was vacant.

Manny pacquiao was crowned world welterweight champion AMB, in its super version, maximum crown in the category, in July 2019 by defeating Keith Thurman. Since then, he had not fought again and different reports indicate that he was in negotiations with Ryan GarciaTherefore, it was not in his plans to defend the belt in the next few months.

That is to say that in the AMB, Manny pacquiao he was the super welterweight champion and Yordenis ugas he was the regular champion. When removing the AMB the super belt to Pacquiao, amounted to Ugas as a new super champion.

Currently, the AMB has as acting monarch Jamal james, while on the part of CMB and FIB the champion is Errol Spence Jr. Y Terence crawford by OMB.

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