- Manny Pacquiao will be seeing an ophthalmologist following an eye injury that he sustained during his fight with Yordenis Ugas
- Pacquiao had a corneal abrasion, which is presumed to be an aftermath of the jabs he sustained during the fight
- His lawyer, Tom Falgui, stated that the champ was able to sleep at dawn but woke up at around 10 a.m. and complained of pain in his right eye
- He also had a cut above his left and it required five stitches to close
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Sen. Manny Pacquiao sustained an injury in his right eye following his fight with Yordenis Ugas.
The champ only had a few hours of sleep after his fight and according to Tom Falgui, the legal counsel of Manny, he already slept at dawn.
At around 10 a.m., he woke up but complained of pain in the right eye.
Pacquiao suffered from a corneal abrasion in the right eye and he also sustained a cut above his left eye. The cut required five stitches to close.
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In a video shared by ABS-CBN, Pacquiao thanked all those who prayed for him. He also shared that the pain he felt in his eye is the same as the pain that he endured after the Thurman fight two years ago.
Manny Pacquiao is an eight-division world boxing champion, considered one of the greatest boxers in history. He also found success as a politician, first becoming a congressman before getting elected as a senator.
A day after his fight with Yordenis Ugas, Sen. Manny Pacquiao finally shared his first online post. It can be recalled that Pacquiao absorbed a unanimous decision defeat to the Cuban boxer on August 22, Philippine Time. A day after their match, the Filipino boxing legend penned a post where he expressed so much gratitude despite his upset loss. The Philippine senator also likewise congratulated Ugas and his team.
Even veteran showbiz columnist, Lolit Solis, found time to post on Instagram and praise the all-time champ Manny Pacquiao for the humility he exhibited. The veteran showbiz columnist said that the character of the champ was something really commendable. He apologized to the Filipinos after having failed to win over Ugas, and the act certainly won the hearts of many celebs, Manay Lolit included. Manay also noted that the People's Champ did not have any bitterness in his heart and that he even smiles even though that he did not win.