Through its official page Facebook, Yordenis Ugás sent a message to Manny pacquiao, a day after it was announced that Ugas will take the place of Errol spence in the fight on August 21 against the Filipino.
“My story with Pacquiao started in January when the AMB he promoted me to super champion and took him out of champion ”, he posted Ugas in Facebook. “They made fun of me when Pacquiao He came back and took the fight that I had signed against Spence of three championships ”.
Ugas He added that he feels a worthy rival to fight Manny pacquiao.
“(Manny) I also want to give you a good fight, “he said. Ugas. “I have a solid career. I am a humble and hardworking fighter, who just five years ago was 15-3 and with God’s help, hard work and dedication became a world champion in boxing’s toughest and most talented division. An example that you never give up. Thanks to all who support me and have trusted me. Proud and excited. On the 21st we face our appointment with history ”.
Pacquiao vs Ugás, for the legitimate WBA welterweight championship
Yordenis Ugás he says it well in his post. Has a common history with Pacquiao, which will become a pending account to be settled on August 21. And that pending is to know who is the true and legitimate welterweight champion of the AMB.
Last January, the AMB He retired the world super welterweight belt from Manny Pacquiao. It was the title that the Filipino had won from Keith thurman on July 20, 2019. Pacquiao he accumulated 18 months without defending him and did not report plans to put him into play in the following months.
By removing the title from Pacquiao on the desk, the AMB promoted who was the regular welterweight champion by that body: Yordenis Ugás. The organization received wide criticism for this maneuver, and incidentally, it was minimized to Ugas for having received a championship without having fought it.
Now, Pacquiao Y Ugas they will have the opportunity to define who is the rightful champion.