Pacquiao Civil Suit; All About the $$$



Manny Pacquiao answers questions May 2 during a news conference following his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before the fight.


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Boxer Manny Pacquiao is being sued for his failure to disclose a shoulder injury during his “Fight of the century” Saturday May 2nd against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The plaintiffs are seeking $5 million.

American Mayweather maintained his unbeaten record with the unanimous-decision victory over Filipino Pacquaio in their unified welterweight bout in Las Vegas. The fight was the highest-grossing boxing match in history. But an hour after the fight, Pacquiao’s promoter said the boxer had hurt his shoulder during training. As NPR’s Tom Goldman reported after the fight:

“Pacquiao reportedly asked for a painkilling shot before the fight but was denied by the Nevada Athletic Commission because Pacquiao had turned in a form saying he wasn’t hurt. Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum said last night Pacquiao should have gotten the shot because in Arum’s words, papers were filed five days ago asking for medication for the shoulder injury, and that the commission was well aware that Pacquiao was hurt. At the very end of the press conference, commission chairman Francisco Aguilar announced what Arum said wasnt true

In my opinion Pacquiao should not be getting sued because he was really not violating anyone’s rights. Money also had a big part in this. The people are being greedy and want more money. the Core Democratic Values that were present in this article Truth & Property.