The world reacts to Yordenis Ugas’ upset victory over Manny Pacquiao

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A possibility to face a future Corridor of Famer and one among boxing’s all-time pound-for-pound finest would not occur day by day, and even much less typically does such a struggle come collectively 11 days out. However Yordenis Ugas took that chance towards Manny Pacquiao, and successfully defended his WBA welterweight world title on one of many largest levels in boxing.

It is the largest win of Ugas’ profession, which has come a long way from a two-year hiatus. Naturally, the boxing world and a few of its largest followers had been fast to reward Ugas’ efficiency towards Pacquiao, and a few expressed their nice shock that the judges acquired the scorecards proper in handing Ugas a unanimous determination victory.

That group included the opposite fighters who at the moment maintain world titles within the division — Errol Spence Jr., Pacquiao’s initially scheduled opponent, and Terence Crawford.

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