Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, 42, struggles to open his eyes while his wife feeds on a spoon as he continues to recover from the injuries he sustained in his defeat at the hands of Jordens Ogas.
- Manny Pacquiao was badly beaten in a world title fight against Yordenis Ogas
- The boxing legend got a bad wound in the fight that needed five stitches
- A disturbing video has emerged showing Pacquiao struggling to open his eyes
- The 42-year-old was being fed by his wife in the video at his home
- Pacquiao is considering retiring from boxing after a glittering 26-year career
Shooting He appeared to be struggling to open his eyes as he was being fed by his wife in a video posted just days after his defeat to Yordenis Ojas.
The 42-year-old, one of the most decorated fighters of all time, was battered in his welterweight fight against Ogas on Saturday night.
Pacquiao was returning to the ring for the first time after a two-year hiatus and was set to battle undefeated welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. before Augas stepped in as a late substitute after sustaining an eye injury.
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao appeared to struggle to open his eyes as his wife spoon-fed her in a video uploaded just days after his defeat by Yordenis Ogas.
Despite his inactivity, the Filipino icon was deeply fond of winning.
But Ojas tore the paper and executed his game plan to perfection in Las Vegas, leveraging his huge influence to make a unanimous decision.
Pacquiao sustained damage to his eye during the fight and required five stitches on a wound near his left eye. On Tuesday, he went to see an ophthalmologist – an eye injury specialist – who continues to monitor his injuries until he recovers.
The extent of his injuries was revealed this week when his wife Genki, with whom he shares three children, uploaded a video to Instagram showing Pacquiao barely able to open his eyes as she spoon-fed him.
Pacquiao suffered eye injuries during the fight and required five stitches in one of his wounds
Ojas overturned the odds by defeating Pacquiao unanimously to win the WBA title
The eight-weight world champion is widely regarded as one of the best fighters of his generation and was urged to hang up his gloves and close the curtain on his 26-year career after his defeat to Ojas.
Fans in droves took to social media after the fight and insisted that Pacquiao, who also has a political career and is currently a Philippine senator, had nothing to prove.
Pacquiao himself admitted he’s tempted to retire, saying this week his mind is split 60-40 in favor of staying away from the fight.
In his post-fight press conference he said: ‘In the future, you may not see Mane Pacquiao fighting again in the ring.
42-year-old Pacquiao admitted that this might be the last time his fans see him in an episode
‘I do not know. But for decades, I’m very happy with what I’ve done with boxing.
She has contributed to setting a boxing record as well and to making boxing in the lead. Especially bringing honor to my country and the Filipino people. I am very proud to be a Filipino and thank all the fans around the world.
I don’t know if I will fight again. Let me relax and think about it. I want to help my people.