Monday, November 14, 2011

Pacquaio- Marquez Fight: Business as usual

I am more a Chess fan than Boxing (I don’t like blood) but my time to appreciate it became recently only with Manny Pacquiao as the boxer who is still the Champion. People like to dream and Manny with his multi tasking skills as a singer, congressman, entrepreneur and print ad model and not to mention his evergrowing empire makes the Filipinos “proud” or “envious”.

I am a proud Filipino and proud about the talents of Pinoy but a lot of different reactions from yesterdays fight make me wonder about the truth..well for me, winner or not, it’s always business as usual.

My Favorite Random Twitter Comments from Pacquaio and Marquez Fight

Before the fight

danrafaelespn Dan Rafael
These guys are made for each

kookabar Mikey O. Tan
The #PacMarquez tweets are more exciting than the match itself.

DonManganar Don Manganar
Pacquiao must win. Or we are in danger of having him as a full-time congressman.

RT @danrafaelespn Marquez is winning this fight thru 8. Manny looks confused.

After the fight

HBOboxing HBOboxing
"Another Collision, Another Controversey"

raissawriter Raissa Robles
I just hope Manny Pacquiao retires before his brain gets addled by too many head blows.

servantblessing Gabby Lopez
How Manny won? Pacquiao: 176/578 punches Marquez: 138/436 punches. Let the evidence speak.

HuffPostSports HuffPost Sports
#Pacquiao defeats #Marquez in controversial majority decision. A fourth fight? Or time for Mayweather?

chuckiedreyfus Chuckie Dreyfus
Pinoy pride and being a Pacquiao fan aside, JMM came in prepared and fought awesomely. Pacman won but JMM stole the show. Congrats, Manny.

WilsonLeeFlores Wilson Lee Flores
Congrats Manny Pacquiao,avoid politics & bad politicos,being Hero is greater than being President of the Philippines! Push reforms.

GelSantosRelos Gel Santos Relos
"@juLiusbabao After 12 rounds, judges 114-114, 115-113 and 116-112 to winner by majority decision and still champ, Manny Pacquiao”

tammygdavid Tammy David
RT @orangerose: The crowd is booing Manny Pacquiao. And it is very loud.

gmanews GMA News
Manny Pacquiao, after the fight: "It's very clear that I won the fight.

AndreasHale Andreas Hale
I wouldn't argue TOO much with a 114-114 score. But 116-112 for Pacquiao is insane.

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