Errol Spence Jr suffered a TKO loss and Yordenis Ugas suffered an orbital fracture.

Yordenis Ugas will be sidelined for quite some time.

Ugas, 35, joined Errol Spence Jr. in the Welterweight title merger on Saturday. The right orbit was broken in the 10th round defeat to TKO.

“I have a fracture in my eye and in the next few days doctors will tell me how to treat it,” Ugas said on Instagram. “I spent the whole morning in the hospital and I write these words with only one eye, the other still closed.”

Ugas (27-5, 22 KOs) was diagnosed with an eye injury Sunday morning at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. In the 7th round, Cuba buckled from the left upstairs and suffered damage. His eye was immediately swollen.

Despite the debilitating injury, Ugas battled for another three rounds, and the ring doctor advised the referee to stop the round of 10. He concluded that the boxer could not see his fully swollen right eye.

According to his team, the mortgage does not require emergency surgery and will be re-examined at a later date to see if a medical procedure is needed once the swelling has cleared.

When Canolo Alvarez defeated Billy Joe Saunders in a Super Middleweight title combination last May, he immediately inserted metal plates as the orbit broke in three places.

Ugas could have escaped a similar fate but would certainly be sidelined for a long time. He injured Spence in the 6th round before injuring Spence in the next round. Ugas, the No. 3 Welterweight at ESPN, entered the WBA Championships with 147 pounds, a belt he retained after retiring from the popular Manny Pacquiao with a defeat in August.

Spence, 32, was preparing to fight Pacquiao last summer but withdrew after having a left retinal detachment that required surgery. Ugas was the beneficiary, and now he hopes to recover from his own serious eye injury.

“The referee stopped the fight, but I wanted to go all the way to the end,” the mortgagee said via a translator on Saturday. “I definitely had a chance to win the sixth round fight, but he recovered well.”

Spence previously broke his orbital bone when Kell Brooke won the 2017 title.

Spence (28-0, 22 KOs) added the WBA title to his existing WBC and IBF tapes. Terrence Crawford’s WBO title is the only one he does not have, and they could meet later this year to be crowned the undisputed welterweight champion in the biggest fight he can do in boxing.

“Everyone knows who I want next, who I want next Terrence Crawford,” said Spence, the No. 6 pound-pound boxer at ESPN. “That’s the fight I want, the fight everyone else wants. Terrence, I’m coming to that mom –ing belt.”

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