Pacquiao contemplating rematch with Yordenis Ugas ⋆ Boxing Information 24

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao has had 4 days to attempt to make sense of what occurred to him in his loss to Yordenis Ugas final Saturday, and he’s now concluded that the Cuban ought to have been one of many “best” guys he’d confronted throughout his 26-year skilled profession, and he’s contemplating taking a rematch.

Pacquiao devalues Ugas’ accomplishment in beating him by saying he ought to have been one of many “best” opponents of his profession. For those who have a look at the fellows Pacquiao has fought, Ugas would have had a great opportunity of beating most of them.

If Pacquiao does come again, it’ll make his boxing followers joyful, as they don’t need to see him ending his lengthy profession on a loss, Ugas.

They need to see Pacquiao win another time earlier than he hangs up his gloves and runs for the presidential place within the Philippines subsequent March.

The 42-year-old Pacquiao maintains that he misplaced the battle. In spite of everything, he wouldn’t transfer the way in which he wanted to in opposition to Ugas as a result of BOTH of his legs cramped up within the fourth spherical.

Pacquiao (62-8-2, 39 KOs) says he ought to have defeated Ugas (27-4, 12 KOs0 final weekend to take again his WBA ‘Tremendous World’ welterweight title of their battle on the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas.

The battle was aggressive all through, however the youthful fighter Ugas, 35, pulled away within the second half when he began touchdown extra incessantly with highly effective looping proper palms to the pinnacle of the tired-looking Pacquiao.

Pacquiao contemplating taking rematch

“In my total profession, Ugas was one of many best opponents,” Pacquiao stated to The Athletic in reflecting on his loss to Yordenis final Saturday.

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“(Ugas) solely had one model, and I ought to’ve been capable of simply transfer away. You’ve seen how I’ve moved in my fights earlier than. I couldn’t transfer on this battle. My legs simply stopped.”

To Pacquiao’s credit score, he most likely would have crushed Ugas earlier in his profession, presumably in 2019, nevertheless it wouldn’t have been straightforward. With the way in which Ugas punches, this could have been a tough battle for Manny regardless of when he took it.

Ugas isn’t one in all Pacquiao’s straightforward marks like Joshua Clottey, Ricky Hatton, and Antonio Margarito. There are extra gears to Ugas’ recreation than these fighters had, and his right-hand energy is superior to these guys had.

I’ll give it some thought [a rematch] as a result of I can’t consider one of many best opponents I ever confronted did that,” stated Pacquiao in seeming disbelief about his loss to Ugas.

If Pacquiao takes this battle with Ugas, he must loosen up on his coaching so he doesn’t wind up with leg cramping points from all of the working he’d carried out.

In fact, if Pacquiao loses a second time, hopefully, he offers Ugas credit score and doesn’t blame his defeat on some bodily ailment once more.

Chris Williams is noticing a pattern with Pacquiao by which he begins with the harm excuses after he loses. I imply, we noticed the identical factor with Pacquiao’s loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr in 2o15. After that battle, Pacquiao blamed the defeat on having a preexisting shoulder harm.

De La Hoya: Yordenis made Pacquiao look dangerous

“I assumed Manny Pacquiao regarded good, however Yordenis Ugas didn’t make him look good,” stated Oscar De La Hoya to Fighthype in giving his response to Pacquiao’s loss final Saturday.

“Being 44, I feel Pacquiao was; he regarded good. He really regarded good going 12 arduous rounds in opposition to a youthful man,” De La Hoya continued.

“So he fought Ugas, and he regarded like an outdated Manny Pacquiao. But when he fights any individual his age, then he’s going to look nice. It’s most likely an finish of an period,” stated De La Hoya.

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