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Pacquiao Undergoes Succesful Shoulder Operation

Manny Pacquiao underwent successful surgery Wednesday afternoon to repair a torn rotator cuff sustained during his April training camp preparation to face Floyd Mayweather.

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Manny Pacquiao underwent successful surgery Wednesday afternoon to repair a torn rotator cuff sustained during his April training camp preparation to face Floyd Mayweather.

Pacquiao’s surgeon ,Dr. Neal ElAttrache, completed the outpatient procedure in 90 minutes, ElAttrache previously stated that Pacquiao could resume training within six month, but is likely 9-12 months away from an in-ring return.

Pacquiao’s injury revelation has created a severe backlash. The Nevada State Athletic Commission has accused Pacquiao of perjury for not disclosing the injury on a pre-fight questionnairre and has threatened a fine and suspension. Several fans throughout the United States, who paid upwards of six-figures to attend the fight live, had filed lawsuits against Pacquiao citing deception and fraud in the fight’s promotion.

Pacquiao requested an anti-inflammatory shot on the shoulder several hours before the fight, which the Nevada Athletic Commission denied based on having no prior notification of the injury. Pacquiao’s camp has maintained their medication for the injury was disclosed beforehand to theĀ USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) and the Nevada commission.

The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao bout is expected to set a pay-per-view record with a rumored buy count to exceed 4 million.

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