LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01: Manny Pacquiao poses on the scale during his official weigh-in on May 1, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao will face Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a welterweight unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Photo: Al Bello
Photo: Al Bello

Manny Pacquiao says torn rotator cuff fixed by God and salt water

Boxer Manny Pacquiao says he has recovered from a torn rotator cuff because of his religious faith and sea water.

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“No problem,” Pacquiao said as he extended his arm at an event in Tokyo last week. “I’m fine. It’s God’s work. I never saw a doctor. I never did rehab. All I did was to swim in the sea as often as I could. The salt water healed my wound.” (Source:

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Although he claims he never saw a doctor, Pacquiao did see an orthopedic surgeon who spent 90 minutes repairing the torn rotator cuff in an outpatient surgery the week after Pacuiao’s welterweight fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. 

Pacquiao’s business manager echoed Pacuiao’s claims of divine intervention and added, “Now there’s talk of his comeback fight.”

A comeback fight could come as early as next March, possibly in Dubai or Las Vegas and possibly against UK Olympic silver medalist Amir Khan. (Source: BoxingNewsOnline

Meawnwhile, even though Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Pacquiao in a 147-pound unification fight last May that broke money records for boxing, Mayweather was stripped of his world title for not following boxing world requirements that went along with the title.

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