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Pacquiao fan dies of heart attack after split decision loss


Timothy Bradley (L) of US celebrates his victory over Manny Pacquiao (R) following their WBO welterweight title match at the MGM Grand Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unbeaten Bradley ended Pacquiao's long unbeaten run with a controversial split decision victory over the Filipino ring icon. AFP / JOE KLAMAR

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Minutes after his idol lost in his fight, an ailing fan of Manny Pacquiao died of heart attack, Sunday, his relatives said.

Henry Macion, chairman of Barangay Rosary Heights 4, said Bienvenido Perez, 59, suffered a heart attack and died before reaching the hospital minutes after Pacquiao lost to American challenger Timothy Bradley in a split decision.

Macion said when the ring announcer revealed the results, everybody was dismayed and they noticed Perez gasping for breath.

“He was so disappointed with his idol’s loss,” he said.

“He has a heart problem but the boxing result worsened his situation,” Macion said, adding that his last words was “gitikasan si Manny (Manny was cheated).”

During the Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez fight, Perez, then already nursing a heart problem, was overjoyed when his idol won the fight.

“He was so happy then when Pacquiao won over Marquez, now he was so disappointed and thus the heart attack,” Macion said.

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  • KennyG62

    Bob is to blame. To Bradley, yeah right, as you were saying before this rigged bout, you shocked the world big time, so this is it a rigged one ha? – So shocking indeed that even killed a fan for disbelief. If you still have even a bit conscience, return the belt so Manny will pray that you’ll be forgiven! RIP Mang Bienvenido.

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 malic

    RIP Mang Bienvenido,on deck Bob Arum.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TDE5NBDKWKSYXMS6Z3VFQQZIZE mangdo

    Manny must also show his sympathy to this old man who  is a die hard fan…I only hope he will see this sad news…. but sad as it is, Manny must also be happy that he has a “Fan” of his caliber…a real die hard fan…

  • Oliver82

    What the  F@ck! Did you see the tongue Badley?!  Manny dinidilaan ka oh.. Pero seriously speaking RIP Man.. It’s not Manny’s fault. It’s just a game where their are winners and lossers.

  • dan4321

    ang babaw naman ng kaligayahan ng Pacquaio Fan na ito.Pilipino talaga,magtrabaho nga kayo para umunlad ang Pilipinas

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ECYQSGQQLSJZMTUN2B3BW7DHCU Jul Cab

      panu ka uunlad kung puro ka trabaho.. Kya hanggang dun nalng pinoy. Mas nakakalungkot yan.

  • JK1000

    just mpray for him . R.I.P.

  • Russell Ariola

    Tsk tsk.. Oras na nya.

    Baby aspirin lang araw-aaw pampalabnaw ng dugo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYAZBOJYIUCRLWTYJBORBVTTOI boyfarmer

    Wala ba siyang maintenance medicine? dapat may naka redi siyang nitroglycerine or isordil sublingual ung nilalagay under the tongue during heart attack,. It will open his blood vessels so that his blood can flow smoothly. Clopidogrel to prevent blood clot,  captopril and metoprolol to lower his blood pressure.

    • http://www.neverendingfootsteps.com/2011/12/14/the-things-i-hated-most-about-china/ Lucky Luciano


    • Diyosa516

      Salamat doc :p


      Pare, nitro or Isordil doesn’t show improvement in survival for people who suffered heart attack. Hehe

  • AFPako

    Huwag mag alala. Mag pray si Manny na ang Lord will give him peace and rest. 

  • http://www.neverendingfootsteps.com/2011/12/14/the-things-i-hated-most-about-china/ Lucky Luciano

    Charge the Judges with murder

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYAZBOJYIUCRLWTYJBORBVTTOI boyfarmer

       hindi puwede, qualification for murder is treachery and pre-meditated, (planned) ni hindi siya kilala ng judges eh

      • http://www.neverendingfootsteps.com/2011/12/14/the-things-i-hated-most-about-china/ Lucky Luciano

        Sus, technicality na naman. Masyado naman kayong seryoso.

        Eh di homicide. para nanduon na lahat.

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