By Matt Lieberman: Manny Pacquiao (62-8-2, 39 KOs) took extra of a beating final Saturday night time in his loss to Yordenis Ugas than many boxing followers might have thought.
Though Pacquiao was aggressive all through the battle with the 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Yordenis, he fell aside within the final 4 rounds when the Cuban began to open up together with his heavy artillery.
In a video posted on Tuesday confirmed how crushed up the celebrity seemed three days after his devastating 12 spherical unanimous resolution to WBA ‘Tremendous World’ welterweight champion Ugas (27-4, 12 KOs) on the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas final Saturday night time.
Pacquiao’s spouse, Jinkee, was seen feeding the beaten-up wanting Pacquiao with what seemed to be a bowl of soup, and one received the sense from watching the battle that he was feeling the results from the punishing battle with Ugas.
Manny not wanting good
Additionally, Pacquiao seemed down within the dumps over his loss, which may sign the top of his 26-year skilled profession. Though Pacquiao has misplaced earlier than, he fought in these defeats.
Final Saturday, Pacquiao didn’t carry out to the requirements that we’d seen from him. He was gradual, torpid, and his reflexes and foot velocity had been lacking.
If Pacquiao continues preventing, he’ll want to chop again from all of the working and sparring that he does earlier than his fights.
He revealed after the competition that each legs had cramped up early within the battle, which he believes was attributable to all of the working he’d performed within the hills within the weeks main as much as the competition with Ugas.
Moreover, Pacquiao had mentioned his coach Freddie Roach wasn’t on board with him doing a lot sparring throughout camp, as he wished him to do much less to ensure he wasn’t overtraining.
“I don’t assume it was an enormous upset and I’ll let you know why,” mentioned Teddy Atlas on The Fight Game With Teddy Atlas on Yordenis Ugas beating Pacquiao.
“Some folks might perceive. If you get a win over a 42-year-old, and whenever you’re speaking a couple of man that was a bronze medalist, Ugas,” mentioned Teddy.
Yordenis = too good for use as a alternative
“Ugas was a bronze medalist, so he most likely had 300 novice fights,” Atlas continued. “So, you’re speaking a couple of thoroughbred in that approach. You’re speaking about an elite fighter, an elite athlete.
“He’s from the Cuban Olympic staff. They’re the most effective novice boxing staff, and so they’re the most effective staff on this planet. Additionally, he [Yordenis] had a world title.
“He had Pacquiao’s [WBA] world title. If you’re speaking a couple of man with that pedigree, Ugas. He can battle high guys, even iconic guys like Manny Pacquiao, particularly after they’re 42-years-old.
“I had picked Manny Pacquiao to win the battle. The explanation I picked Pacquiao is due to types. I noticed the hazard, and it got here true. Am I shocked? No,” mentioned Atlas.