Manny pacquiao and Yordenis Ugás They complied with the weigh-in for their fight this Saturday, August 21 at the MGM Grand Garden from Las Vegas, Nevada, in which the WBA welterweight belt will be at stake.
At the weigh-in, Pacquiao scored 146 pounds and Ugas left the scale at the limit of the welterweight division at 147 pounds.
Manny He looked physically whole, without weight problems, with a marked abdomen and very few signs of body fat. UgasOn the other hand, he seems to have had more trouble getting to the weight, as he had high cheekbones and a sunken gaze. The Cuban arrived at the weight limit. And she kept showing that bulge on her left bicep that worries those who see a potential injury in her.
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Manny will seek to become champion in four different decades after winning the fly and super bantamweight in the late nineties.
Pacman he continued his streak in the feather, super feather, lightweight, welterweight and super lightweight divisions in the 2000s. And he finally opened the 2010s with one more championship in super welterweight. Thus he became the only boxer in history to win titles in eight divisions.
Manny will try to recover the scepter of the AMB that was removed to promote the Cuban Ugas who will make his first defense as world champion.
In his last fight Ugas defeated Abel ramos last September 6 in The Angels. In early 2021 he was elevated to welterweight monarch by the AMB.
During the previous fight, Ugas He said the time that Manny has gone without a knockout will work in his favor to defeat the legend. Meanwhile, the Filipino left in the air that this could be the last time he steps into the ring depending on the result.
Manny pacquiao mentioned that if his recovery is favorable for this contest, he will seek to face the best of the division as Errol spence or Terence crawford.