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Pacquiao says shoulder injury limited him in Mayweather loss

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, hits Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, during their welterweight title fight on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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INSIDE MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO: Bieber, Kimmel, no KO-style

Trainer Freddie Roach, left, watches as Manny Pacquiao answers reporter questions during a press conference following his welterweight title fight on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather defeated Pacquiao in a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the sights and sounds seen by AP journalists covering the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao megafight in Las Vegas:

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Celebrities: fight-watching, betting and making Vegas money

Mariah Carey is seen at her Official Welcome to Caesars Palace on Monday, April 27, 2015, in Las Vegas, NV. (Photo by Andrew Estey/Invision/AP)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Celebrities are taking sides in the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup just like everyone else. Unlike most of us, some of the stars are close friends of the fighters, can scoff at a $100,000 wager or a $10,000 ticket and will get to be center stage on the Las Vegas club scene during a weekend where watchers are willing to pony up $50,000 for a table.

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Pacquiao a hero in Filipino communities ready to celebrate

Fans cheer before the weigh-in for Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Las Vegas. Filipino communities are all ready to celebrate Manny Pacquiao as he stars in the world's most anticipated boxing match which is scheduled for May 2. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Filipino communities are ready to celebrate Manny Pacquiao as he stars in the world’s most anticipated boxing match.

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Richest fight ever is also a gold mine for Vegas bookies

Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks with the media during a news conference Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Las Vegas. Mayweather will face Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight boxing match in Las Vegas on May 2. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Days before the fight, one Manny Pacquiao believer had already put $500,000 on his man in the MGM Grand sports book.

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