LOOK: Pacquiao nursing ‘torn’ right shoulder

@inquirerdotnet

    11:54 AM| May 4th, 2015

Pacquiao shoulder injury

Screengrab from Top Rank twitter

Top Rank Promotions has released a picture on Monday showing Filipino people’s champ Manny Pacquiao wearing a sling around his injured right shoulder.

The picture, which appeared on Top Rank’s official Twitter page, shows Pacquiao smiling while nursing the injury which he reportedly suffered during an intense sparring session three weeks ago.

READ: Pacquiao’s shoulder injury kept secret from public

The tweet said: “@MannyPacquiao today in his hotel room. He injured his right shoulder sparring in training camp. It hasn’t healed.”

An MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scan revealed that he had a tear on the shoulder.

The Filipino boxer said that he could not use his right hand “100 percent” during the fight with Mayweather.

Two hours before the fight, Pacquiao’s camp requested the Nevada Athletic Commission to allow him to inject painkillers but it was denied because it was already too close to the fight.

Despite the injury, Pacquiao fought the undefeated American fighter saying “he doesn’t want to make alibis.”

Mayweather won through unanimous decision and kept his professional boxing record unblemished.

RELATED STORIES
Pacquiao does not want to make alibis despite shoulder pain 

Floyd attacked my injured shoulder, says Pacquiao

RELATED VIDEO





Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:

Inquirer Viber