Manny Pacquiao returns to the ring in an attempt to reclaim the WBA Welterweight title he never lost, against now champion Yordenis Ugas.

Whilst veteran Pacquiao had been scheduled to face Errol Spence Jr, the latter man’s injury has provided Cuban Ugas with the biggest opportunity of his career to date. Prior to Pacquiao v Ugas, Pacquiao has not fought since winning the WBA belt after beating Keith Thurman in 2019 to secure a world championship in an eighth different weight class.

Despite the change of opponent, it’s set to be a fascinating fight between two elites of the division, and we run through the date, venue and fight odds below.

Check out the latest Pacquiao v Ugas odds and other boxing betting odds at William Hill.

Pacquiao v Ugas: Fight time, date and location

  • Date:August 21
  • Start time: 9 p.m. ET, 2 a.m. BST
  • Location:T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas

Pacquiao v Ugas: The Undercard

  • Robert Guerrero v Victor Ortiz (Welterweight bout)
  • Mark Magsayo v Julio Ceja (Featherweight bout)

Pacquiao v Ugas: Stats

Manny Pacquiao, who been involved in some of the biggest boxing fights, currently has a record of 62 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knockout.

Yordenis Ugas will make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knockout.

Pacquiao is by far the more experienced fighter, with 41 more professional fights than Ugas, having made his debut in 1995, 15 years and 5 months before Ugas would have his first professional fight. Pacquiao has also fought 290 more professional rounds, 486 to Ugas’ 196.

Both men come into this one having won four of their last five fights, with one win via stoppage and three via decision.

Ugas has a height advantage of four inches over Pacquiao as well as a two-inch reach advantage.

Pacquiao v Ugas: Latest odds

As for the Pacquiao v Ugas betting odds, Manny Pacquiao is currently the 2/7 favourite to win the fight, with Yordenis Ugas priced at 11/4. The draw, meanwhile, is available at 16/1.

To win by KO TKO or DQ, Pacquiao is priced at 13/8, and to win by Decision or Technical Decision at 6/5; Ugas to win in those respective markets is 9/1 and 4/1.

If you fancy a first-half stoppage, Pacquaio to win in the first 1-6 rounds is 5/1, whilst Ugas is 20/1 to do the same.

A late stoppage for the Filipino in rounds 11-12 is 10/1, whilst Ugas is 40/1 to claim victory in the same market.