After losing the ” fight of the century ” against Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao announced that he had to undergo surgery of the shoulder after injuring himself during his preparation . But the boxer had said before the game he was in perfect health.
Two days after being beaten in the ring in Las Vegas with Floyd Mayweather, the Filipino is found in the viewfinder of the Nevada boxing commission.
The athlete of 36 years has indeed revealed after the game that he had injured his shoulder during his preparation and that his wound had awakened during the match, from the 3rd round. As reported by the ” Telegraph” , Manny Pacquiao was nevertheless denied suffering injury before this ” fight of the century ” . ” In the medical questionnaire pregame , Pacquiao responded no to the question whether he was suffering from a shoulder injury [ elbows or hands , Ed] ,” it said on the newspaper’s website UK .
Nevada authorities have launched an investigation whether the boxer is guilty of perjury. “He faces one to four years in prison and a fine of 5,000 dollars. It could also receive another fine of the Committee on Nevada athletes be banned”, details the “Telegraph”.
“A careless error”
In his defense, his lawyer Michael Koncz assured the “New York Daily News” that he was the only one to blame in this matter: “First, Manny has not checked the form I have done this.. just a careless mistake. If I wanted to hide something, is what I noted on the sheet list of all the drugs he had taken? “.
Manny Pacquiao, who lost by points against Floyd Mayweather, should be operated in the course of the week. “An MRI confirmed a tear of a cap, a noticeable tear,” said ESPN Dr. Neal ElAttrache, clinical Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic, one of the most famous surgeons in North America. He has made several top athletes, including NBA star Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers.