Manny Pacquiao Is Facing A $5 Million Lawsuit Over His Shoulder Injury

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Manny Pacquiao has been slammed down a lawsuit after he failed to disclose his shoulder injury to the Nevada Athletic Commission prior to the fight with Floyd Mayweather this weekend.

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PacMan isn’t having the best week after losing said fight, then being publicly humiliated about how overhyped it was. But now he’s been handed another batch of a bad luck after being hit with a $5 million lawsuit for failing to disclose his shoulder injury.

Stephane Vanel and Kami Rahbaran filed the lawsuit “on behalf of all persons who purchased tickets; purchased the pay per view event or who wagered money on the event.”

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It names Pacquiao, his promotion company Top Rank Inc. and president Todd DuBoef, adviser Michael Koncz and promoter Bob Arum as defendants.

Pacquiao and Top Rank released a statement, but made no mention of the lawsuit:

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A few hours before he was expected to step in the ring, when Manny’s doctors began the [treatment] process, the Nevada Commission stopped the treatment because it said it was unaware of Manny’s shoulder injury.

It’s just not going his way at the minute. But still, he got a pretty big payday EITHER way, so we don’t think he’s too fussed.


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