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Bradley's Calf Injury More Serious Than Initially Thought

By Salvador Rodriguez

According to Joel Diaz, trainer of former champion Timothy Bradley, it may take at least 100 days for Bradley to fully heal up his right calf injury. Bradley injured his calf last Saturday night in Las Vegas, suffering a severe sprain during the twelve round unanimous decision loss in his rematch with Manny Pacquiao. Bradley suffered the injury halfway through the fight, according to his trainer.

"Bradley gave the fans the fight they wanted and expected. I think that halfway through the fight he was winning but the injury came and everything changed. The injury came at the most important moment, but either way, we gave a good fight," Diaz said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by La_Vibora on 04-18-2014

[QUOTE=dnut17;14439790]Good post man. This reminds me of when Pac himself used to complain of cramps against Marquez. When you have a guy that can keep up with you and you are used to being more athletic you tend to try…

Comment by ddangerous on 04-18-2014

Bradley is a solid fighter. But Pacquiao has clearly beat him twice now. Just move on.

Comment by turnedup on 04-18-2014

I think he's hurt but I don't think it's his leg. I think he's got an orbital/cheek fracture. Look at him all week after they arrived in vegas, he barely ever took the sunglasses off even in an indoor semi…

Comment by amayseng on 04-18-2014

One thing is clear. Tim has to literally injure himself just to try to keep up with Pac. He had to fight at 110% just to be even with Pac 3-3 after 6 rounds. Injured calf or not he was…

Comment by -MEGA- on 04-18-2014

Let it rest. Let there be no excuses for this fight. Pacquiao won fair and square. I could/was defending the first injury. But this is the second time it's happened and the common denominator is pacquiao. Unless of coarse you…

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