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Pacquiao May Face Disciplinary Action

Posted: May 5, 2015 at 4:26 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

For failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials.

According to the Nevada Athletic Commission chairman, Francisco Aguilar, the state Attorney General’s office will look at why Pacquiao concealed his health status by  checking “no” a day before the fight on a commission questionnaire asking if he had a shoulder injury.

“We will gather all the facts and follow the circumstances,” Aguilar said. “At some point we will have some discussion. As a licensee of the commission you want to make sure fighters are giving you up-to-date information.”

Pacquiao could face a possible fine or suspension for not answering the question accurately on a form he filled out just before Friday’s weigh-in. He would go on to lose a unanimous decision to Mayweather in the richest fight ever.

Meanwhile, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache, has reportedly said Pacquiao will undergosurgery later this week to repair a “significant tear” in his rotator cuff after examining him on Monday at his Kerlan Jobe Orthopedics office in Los Angeles.