Manny Pacquiao suffered a torn rotator cuff during his May loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. and subsequently underwent surgery to correct the issue. But now, writes USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Coppinger the Filipino star says something else aided his recovery: divine intervention.

“I’m fine. It’s God’s work,” Pacquiao said in the Phillippines last week, according to The Philippine Star. “I never saw a doctor. I never did rehab. All I did was to swim in the sea as often as I could. The salt water healed my wound.”

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