When the World Boxing Association approved the unification of three titles involving Yordenis Ugas (WBA) and Errol Spence (IBF), what appeared to be an impossibility became a possibility (IBF, WBC).
Spence was scheduled to fight Manny Pacquiao in the summer of 2021, but the fight was canceled when the unified champion detected an eye injury that necessitated surgical intervention.
Ugas decided to be a late substitute and astonished many spectators by outfighting the eight-division belt-holder over the course of twelve rounds to gain a resounding decision victory against him.
Pacquiao would eventually proclaim his retirement from boxing, and Ugas would go on to claim the fight as the biggest victory of his career.
Having accomplished this, Ugas is determined to make much more history by defeating one of the deadliest pound-for-pound boxers in the sport, Errol spence.
According to current plans, the competition will take place during the first quarter of 2022.
Ugas while speaking with George Ebro in regards to the upcoming fight, said
And Ugas is well aware that he is universally seen as a significant underdog by the majority of the public ahead of the fight against Errol Spence.
As a consequence of the eye damage and a catastrophic car crash in late 2019, Spence has not been as active as he would have wanted during the past few years.
According to boxingscene, Ugas continued