Manny Pacquiao Hit With $5M Lawsuit for Bum Fight

Fighter Manny Pacquiao was named in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Las Vegas seeking damages for what it said was the failure to disclose injuries to the fighter that took place before his welterweight championship bout with Floyd Mayweather.
Pacquiao and others failed to disclose the information on a disclosure form and checked 'no' on the questionnaire that asked if he had a shoulder injury, the suit claims. The disclosure was made Saturday night shortly before the main event.
Also named in the suit is Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum, his firm, Top Rank Inc., the company's President Todd Duboef and Michael Koncz, an advisor to Pacquiao, saying the defendants broke Nevada laws by failing to disclose the injuries before the May 2 fight to the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Neither Pacquiao nor promoter Bob Arum could immediately be reached for comment.
The class-action suit filed by Las Vegas attorney Brandon McDonald alleges fraud and conspiracy seeking more than $5 million in damages, "exclusive of costs and interest."



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