Top Rank Promotion boss Bob Arum has approved of Manny Pacquiao’s self-rehabilitation of his right shoulder.
“It is fine with me if he’s not going to be here in the US at the end of the month because the doctor was amazed when he watched the three-minute self-rehab video of Manny,” Arum, 83, told The Manila Times on Wednesday in a phone interview.
Arum, who reprimanded Pacquiao earlier for skipping his rehab scheduled July 1 to 4 said that he’s just going to send a doctor in the Philippines to evaluate the boxer’s injury.
“A doctor will go there in the Philippines in the next couple of weeks to evaluate Manny’s shoulder and I’m really optimistic about it,” he added. “I cannot say anything yet about his next fight since he is not yet healed.”
Pacquiao, 36, who lost to unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. via unanimous decision in May suffered a rotator cuff injury. The Saranggani lawmaker said that he could now move his arm without feeling any pain.
Pacquiao is expected to be able to fight again on April or May next year.