Fight Fans Sue Manny Pacquiao Over Shoulder Injury Non Disclosure

The suit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Las Vegas on behalf of two plaintiffs, identified as Staphane Vanel and Kami Rahbaran.

It alleges that the two were defrauded after paying to watch the fight, and seeks class action status on behalf of anyone who bought tickets, pay-per-view or bet on the fight.

The suit comes as Nevada boxing regulators are looking into possible disciplinary action against Pacquiao for failing to disclose the injury suffered in training for the fight. Pacquiao, who would go on to lose a unanimous decision, is expected to undergo surgery this week for a rotator cuff tear.

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Mayweather May Possibily Give Pacman A Rematch

Despite Pacquiao being expected to miss anywhere between four and 12 months due to shoulder surgery, per Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times and Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, Mayweather reportedly texted ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith on Tuesday stating he would be willing to fight Pac-Man again when he’s healthy, perSportsCenter on Twitter.

Given the definitive nature of Mayweather’s win in the first fight, some fans might be asking why a rematch is necessary at all. Mayweather landed more punches and had Pacquiao chasing shadows as he danced around the ring.

However, Pacquiao planted the tiniest seed of doubt regarding his performance after revealing that the shoulder injury limited him in the ring.

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Pacquiao To Undergo Shoulder Surgery For Significant Tear

Only days following his loss to Floyd Mayweather in what was considered the biggest fight of this generation, news has come out that Manny Pacquiao will undergo right shoulder surgery for a slight tear in his rotator cuff. For those following the fight, it was reported that Manny went into the fight injured and was not granted anti-inflammatory medication to help alleviate some of the pain beforehand.

The official diagnosis by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache is that Pacman has a has a rotator cuff tear and he will be out between 9-12 months, depending on his rehab.

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