Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas face off on Saturday night in Las Vegas (Photo: Mikey Williams – Top Rank)
By Chris Robinson
On Wednesday afternoon, inside of the Margaux Ballroom at the Wynn Las Vegas, the final press conference was held for this weekend’s Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas pay per view event.
Vargas (27-1, 10 KO’s) will defend his WBO welterweight belt against Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KO’s) from the Thomas & Mack Center in a fight that he is considered a 7-1 underdog.
At Wednesday’s presser, there was no animosity, but you could tell just how upbeat Vargas was and just how relaxed Pacquiao was. This marks Pacquiao’s first match since his “retirement” following his victory over Tim Bradley in their third encounter in April.
Check below for more photos, courtesy of Mikey Williams.
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