VIDEO: Manny Pacquiao Grunts in Pain During Torturous Conditioning Routine

Published 08/14/2021, 2:30 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS – NOVEMBER 14: Manny Pacquiao celebrates his 12 round TKO victory against Miguel Cotto during their WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 14, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


42-year-old Manny Pacquiao is still chasing perfection and is honing himself in every possible way before a much-anticipated return against Yordenis Ugas on August 21. Ending a hiatus that began since his last fight against Keith Thurman, this was Pacquiao’s longest layoff from the ring. However, the Filipino legend appears to have turned himself rust-free.

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Several clips of Pacquiao’s training have taken a toll on the Internet. Meanwhile, a recent clip of Pacquiao’s conditions training has allured several fans. Beating the adversaries of his age, Manny Pacquiao took shots of wood sticks on his body. While everyone acknowledges Ugas as a hard-hitter, Pacquiao is preparing himself for the worst situation.

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The eight-division world champion grunted in pain and even spoke it through eyes. However, he didn’t let that stop him from going into the distance. This might be an alarm to Yordenis Ugas, who is preparing for the biggest fight of his career. Despite the age, Manny Pacquiao is still a threat and he can rightly snatch the WBA title once again in style.

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Meanwhile, this particular fight camp has been dramatic for him. After bagging a blockbuster clash against Errol Spence Jr. for the WBC, IBF, and Ring titles, Pacquiao will now only have the WBA belt up for the grabs. Spence Jr. contracted a retinal injury, which urged Ugas to be a quick replacement. But the sudden change didn’t affect Pacquiao’s mindset.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 19: Manny Pacquiao in the ring during the WBA welterweight championship against Adrien Broner at MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 19, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The oldest welterweight champion of the world is optimistic that he will get the world title again. Besides, he has also expressed interest in matching up against Errol Spence Jr. but only after beating Ugas.

Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas- Details You Need to know

The high-voltage 147 lbs fight will happen at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Ugas; WBA belt at stake. The PPV will be available live on Fox in the USA at a standard price of  $74.99. The four-fight card will see the WBO Internation fight happen in the co-main event Here’s a look at the full fight card.

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Main event:- Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas (C)- WBA welterweight title fight

Co-main event:- Mark Magsayo vs Julio Ceja (C)- WBO International featherweight title fight

Undercard:- Carlos Castro vs Oscar Escandon- featherweight bout

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Undercard:- Victor Ortiz vs Robert Guerrero- welterweight bout

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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