Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has been defeated by Cuban Yordenis Ugas in their world title welterweight showdown at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena.
Ugas dominated the second half of the thrilling main event bout, securing the victory via unanimous decision with the judges scoring the fight 115-113, 116-112 x 2.
Pacquiao subsequently suffered just the eight loss of his professional career.
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How the fight unfolded
The 42-year-old Pacquiao walked to the ring with Survivor’s classic hit “Eye of the Tiger” blaring throughout the venue.
The opening round got underway with Pacquiao delivering a flurry of body shots, but Ugas quickly responded with a pair of well-directed jabs.
Pacquiao was undeniably quicker than his rival, but the Cuban wasn’t afraid to take advantage of his long reach and fire in some vicious jabs.
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