EXCLUSIVE: BOB ARUM SPEAKS ON THE MANNY PACQUIAO PARKINSON REPORT

By Kevin Davis

   

As of last week we all saw reports floating around about the condition of Manny Pacquiao, by a (Despite never examining him up close), neurologist Dr. Rustico Jimenez speculated Thursday that the Filipino boxer might be showing the first signs of Parkinson’s disease. Jimenez, president of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippinessaid he was concerned about Pacquiao’s health after he suffered a hard knockout at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez at the end of 2012.  

   

The world was in a frenzy as to why would Top Rank President put Manny back into another fight, he should retire but also forgetting the fact that the Dr. never examined him. I was able to speak to Mr. Arum and this is what he told BoxingSocialist about the issue at hand. "Well, I think the Doctor meant well, I really do, but you just can't make that kind of determination, without a full examination. I will talk to Manny and we will talk about going to Las Vegas to the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, the Cleveland Center, and get a thorough tests, so that should alleviate anyone's concern."

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