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Pacquiao seeks so as to add one other piece of historical past to his already legendary resume Saturday night time, whereas Ugas will search for a career-defining victory in his first world title protection. Ugas shall be defending the identical title that Pacquiao gained when he defeated Keith Thurman in his final battle in July 2019.
Here’s what Pacquiao and Ugas needed to say Tuesday from Toshiba Plaza:
“I’m excited to win one other world championship on Saturday. I don’t care who has the belt proper now; we’ll see who walks out of the ring with it.
“Being out of the ring has given me time to relaxation, but additionally to get motivated like in my early days. I can’t wait to show all of it on battle night time.
“Boxing is my ardour. That’s why I’m nonetheless right here giving inspiration to the boxing followers and bringing honor to my nation. I’m comfortable doing my job and dealing onerous. They must attempt to sluggish me down in coaching as a result of I all the time need to go extra rounds.
“This might be my final battle, or there might be extra. I’m turning 43 in December, and my plan has all the time been to only go one battle at a time. I encourage the followers everywhere in the world to observe this battle since you by no means know.”
“I’m right here to wreck any future plans Manny Pacquiao has within the ring and be sure that Saturday is his final battle.
“It feels nice to be in the principle occasion Saturday night time in opposition to a real legend like Pacquiao. I can’t wait to get within the ring on Saturday night time.
“I didn’t hesitate in any respect once I obtained provided this battle. I knew immediately what an enormous alternative it could be and what a win like this could do for my profession.
“I all the time work onerous and provides it my all on daily basis in coaching camp. We have been already working for the Fabian Maidana battle. After all, as soon as I knew I used to be combating Pacquiao, I used to be motivated much more, however I all the time give it my all in coaching camp.”