Pacquiao defeated Antonio Margarito in a 12-round decision to win his eighth title. After the match, Pacquiao said, "My hands are swollen, and they really hurt."
On Monday, TMZ.com reported doctors arrived at Pacquiao's Los Angeles home to determine if the champ fractured any bones to his wrists or ribs during the fight. TMZ reported a person connected to Pacquiao said the boxer was in bed lying in a fetal position in pain.
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Inquirer.net reported Pacquiao had to be helped to his feet during the Sunday mass at the Gaylord Texan hours after the fight. The site reports the boxing legend wanted to sign autographs but could not because his fingers and hands were bruised and swollen from the match.
Antonio Margarito remained hospitalized Monday. He was scheduled to undergo surgery in Dallas on Tuesday to repair a broken eye socket suffered in the fight.
Inquirer.net reported Pacquiao visited his opponent in the locker room minutes after the fight to check on Margarito's injuries.