Manny Pacquiao-Yordenis Ugas live results and analysis

Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas will fight for Ugas’ WBA "super” welterweight title at Saturday's main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.
Pacquiao (62-7-2 and 39 KOs), 42. He is a senator from the Philippines. His last fight was in July 2019, when he defeated Keith Thurman in a split decision. Saturday's fight could be his last in the Hall of Fame -- if he continues to pursue his plans to run for president.

Pacquiao defeated Thurman to win the WBA belt. However, he was inactive and his WBA belt was taken away in January. Ugas (26-0, 12 KOs), 35 from Cuba, who was the WBA secondary title holder, was promoted to full titlist. Pacquiao is determined to regain his title. If he succeeds, he will be the only fighter to have won a welterweight championship five times.

Ugas, who was supposed to fight on the undercard on the event, took over for Errol Spence Jr. and faced Pacquiao with only 11 days notice. In 2019, he lost to Shawn Porter, but has since won three fights consecutively.

Former champions Robert Guerrero, Victor "Vicious", Ortiz and Victor "Vicious", will face off in the co-main event. It will be a 10-round welterweight bout.

Live coverage by Mike Coppinger of all the action in Las Vegas during the night.

Fight in progress: Mark Magsayo against Julio Ceja (10 rounds, featherweights)

These are the results

Carlos Castro def. Oscar Escandon defeated by Carlos Castro in 10th round KO

Coming up: Fight recap

Contreras upsets Dato

Angel Antonio Contreras won the victory over John Dato, who was previously unbeaten. Ryan Hafey/Premier Boxing Champions

In an eight-round featherweight bout, Angel Antonio Contreras beat John Dato unanimously. This was the former's first professional defeat. Contreras won 78-73, 77.5-74, and 77.74 cards. He improved to 11-4-2 with 6 knockouts.

In a fight that was mostly inside, the Mexican fighter defeated Dato by the punch. This is Contreras’ first win in four fights.

Dato, a Filipino fighter aged 28, is now 14-1-1.

Spencer outclasses Villalobos for decision win

Mickel Spencer was the brother to undefeated prospect Joey Spencer and was successful in his professional debut. In a lightweight fight that lasted four rounds, Mickel Spencer, a 17-year-old boy from Union City, California won a unanimous decision over Eliseo Vallobos. It was scored by all three judges the same 40-36.

Mickel Spencer was in command from the opening bell. He cruised.

Villalobos (21-2, 0KOs), a 21 year-old Simi Valley, California native, has lost his second straight fight after winning his pro debut.

There are still more to come.


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