Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao returned to the boxing ring to reclaim the WBA Welterweight Title from current titleholder Yordenis Ugas in Las Vegas today. However, Ugas successfully defended his title as he won by unanimous decision.
— Premier Boxing Champions (@premierboxing) August 22, 2021
Originally, Pacquiao was slated to fight the unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. who had to bow out due to a torn retina in his left eye earlier this month.
Watch the non-televised prelim bouts from Las Vegas before Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugás’ fight on PPV below:
This has once again sparked rumors of his retirement. The 42-year-old Filipino boxer and senator still holds the record for being the only boxer in history to have won twelve major world titles in eight different weight divisions.
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