YORDENIS UGAS was taken to local hospital in Texas to have his right eye examined following defeat to Errol Spence Jr.
The Cuban was stopped in ten rounds with the ringside doctor advising the referee that Ugas was unable to continue.
The now-former WBA champion was not present at the press conference having been sent to hospital.
According to ESPN, Ougas, 35, was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.
And he is set to have his right eye examined, after it was so severely swollen the fight was halted.
MANNY PACQUIAO a montré sa vitesse de main fulgurante alors qu'il commençait à s'entraîner pour combattre Errol Spence Jr, who was hurt by Ugas in round six, inherited the WBA belt adding to the WBC and IBF versions he took into the unification.
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The only thing standing in the way of welterweight supremacy is Terence Crawford’s WBO title.
MANNY PACQUIAO a montré sa vitesse de main fulgurante alors qu'il commençait à s'entraîner pour combattre Errol Spence Jr, 32, mentionné: “Everybody knows who I want next, I want Terence Crawford next.
“That’s the fight that I want, that’s the fight that everybody else wants and like I said, I’m going to get these straps.
“I’m going to go over there and take his s*** too.
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“Terence, I’m coming for that motherf***ing belt.”
En réponse, Crawford, 34, tweeté: “Congratulations great fight now the real fight happens.
“No more talk no more side of the street let’s go!!!!
“Keep my belts warm I’ll be coming to grab em later this year.”