Pacquiao, Top Rank shed light on rotator cuff injury »

Pacquiao shoulder injury

    Shortly after announcing that people's champ Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery for a torn rotator cuff, the Filipino boxer and Top Rank Promotions released a joint statement on the circumstances surrounding the injury.   Pacquiao has said the injury on his right shoulder affected his performance during his fight with American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May 3, Philippine time.   Pacquiao and Top Rank said that despite obtaining an approval from the United…

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Mayweather’s pop admits he thought fight much closer »

Floyd Mayweather Jr., right, sits in his corner with his father, head trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr., left, during his welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. Mayweather Sr. admitted he thought things were much closer in the fight between his son and Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena.  AP PHOTO/ISAAC BREKKEN

        LAS VEGAS—Floyd Mayweather Sr. admitted on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) he thought things were much closer in the fight between his son Floyd Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena here.   “I told Floyd he needed to do a lot more because we know some judges are crooks,” the trainer said after the bout.   Dave Moretti scored it 118-110 while Glenn Feldman and Burt Clements saw it 116-112 all for…

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Pacquiao cries conspiracy »

UNDAUNTED  Manny Pacquiao answers questions during a news conference after losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their welterweight unification bout in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday night (Sunday in Manila).  AFP

        LAS VEGAS—Team Pacquiao has accused the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and Floyd Mayweather Jr. of conspiring to ensure the victory of the unbeaten American in their celebrated fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.   The accusation came on Sunday (Monday in Manila), a day after Mayweather scored a unanimous decision over Pacquiao in a 12-round bout where the Filipino supposedly fought for 10 rounds with an injured right shoulder.   A source…

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