Manny Pacquiao, Yordenis Ugas Have Finally Met
MANNY PACQUIAO – Fighting senator Manny Pacquiao finally came face-to-face with Yordenis Ugas 4 days before their fight.
Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao Sr. known by his stage name Manny Pacquiao is a Pinoy professional boxer. He is an eight-division world boxing champion and is considered one of the greatest boxers in history.
Manny Pacquiao and his family are currently in the US for his upcoming boxing match. He was supposed to fight Errol Spence Jr. but the latter canceled it due to an eye injury.
The fighting senator reacted to the news saying he’s praying for his fast and full recovery. Pacman will now be fighting Cuban boxer Yordenis Ugas.
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Yordenis Ugas won bronze for Cuba in the 2008 Olympic games. He is also a welterweight world champion. In an interview, the 35-year-old boxer said he’s honored to fight Pacman and he’s “more than ready to take on this challenge.”
Manny Pacquiao finally met Yordenis Ugas during a media conference in Las Vegas Nevada this weekend. He was accompanied by his trainers Buboy Fernandez and Freddie Roach along with conditioning coach Justine Fortune.
He finally got a glimpse of the tall boxer that he will be fighting this Saturday, August 21. The Cuban boxer has 3” height advantage and 2” reach advantage on Pacman. During their meeting, the 42-year-old boxer refused to look Yordenis in the eye or engage in a pre-fight trash talk. Manny is known for being respectful towards his opponents.
Asked about his impression of Yordenis, Pacquiao casually said, “he’s ok.’
In a previous article, the cute photo Raymond Gutierrez and Manny Pacquiao elicited reactions from the online community. Some were not happy with their picture because the boxer has offended the LGBTQ community in the past.
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