Pacquiao: ‘I did my best…’


(R-L) Manny Pacquiao throws a right at Juan Manuel Marquez during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

MANILA, Philippines –  “I did  my  best  but that’s  boxing,”   said  Manny Pacquiao in an interview after  he was  knocked out  by Mexican  boxer Juan  Manuel Marquez on Sunday (Manila time)

Pacquiao admitted he was careless” and did not anticipate Marquez’s punches.

“I never  expected  the  punches,”   he said  at the  MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas where the fourth  encounter  between  him  and Marquez took place.

He said he would still  like to fight Marquez .

“Yes why not. It’s  a good fight,” said Pacquiao in response to questions.

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  • lucidlynx

    News ba ito? Tweet lang ito ha! Ano bang klaseng diyaryo ito. Tapos parang inulit lang yung binalita sa laban mismo. Miss, dagdagan mo naman ng detalye at analysis o ibang perspective ang article mo. Katamaran na ito.

  • romel

    yang ang result.. start na si marquez ng training, si manny nasa sarangani pa busy sa politics.

    • sanjuan683

      Bakit marunong ka pa sa may katawan hawak mo ba buhay niya. Hayaan mo siya sa pagiging politician niya. Pakialaman mo yun mga magnanakaw sa gobierno atupaging mo hulihin. hehehehehehe tutulog tulog ka kasi heheheheh

  • DMS

    You can’t be a good boxer and a congressman at the same time!

    • sanjuan683

      hehehehe totoo yun pero may pera ka ba tulad ni Manny kahit natalo may pera naman di mo ba alam boxing is a business. Yan ang hanapbuhay niya boxing matalo at manalo may pera. hehehehehehe hina ikaw isip may pagu-good ka pa. Kailangan niya kumita para may matulungan siya hehehehehe

  • Janeth Molo

    ENOUGH. The message is clear, Manny. I hope you sense it because we really do. For the record, you lose twice in a row, and that can’t be considered a fluke. You have proven your worth for the past years, and you should at least think of a graceful exit in boxing by not clamoring again for a fifth saga with Marquez or a monumental face-off with Mayweather. Enough is enough.

    • lucidlynx

      Why are you scolding Manny? That’s his job – boxing! And there can’t be two winners in a boxing match. Besides, his fight with Bradley has been ruled by the WBC as a fight that Manny won.

      But I do agree it’s time to hang up the gloves. I’d rather see Manny alive and well up to his old age. He brought honor to his country, and we owe him that!

    • sanjuan683

      dunong mo naman pa enough enough ka pa marunong ka ba sa may katawan. Isipin muna lang ang kanyang natutulungan mga tao dahil kumikita siya ng malaking sa boxing. Malaki at maraming naman siya natutulungan. heheheheheheTapos pa enough enough ka pa eh tigil na yun tulong niya sa mga nangangalangan. hehehehehehe

  • mabyrik

    I think, what did pacquiao in was when a bishop asked the people to pray for him in this fight.hehehe.
    BTW, is this a message from up there that RH must be passed now, knowing that pacqiao is anti RH? 
    Anyway, a lesson is learned here, religion, politics and sports don’t mix.

    • lucidlynx

      Religion has got nothing to do with Manny’s loss. Marquez was just the better boxer this time. Can’t we accept that at least?

    • sanjuan683

      naku tsimoso ka rin hayaan mo siya sa paniniwala niya dahil ang  paniniwala mo hindi naman pinakikialaman ni Manny. hahahahah

  • Albert Einstien

    2;1 pa lang naman sil panalo pa rin si pacman ..masama nga lang yun tama nya lucky punch… but $30 million yun last income nya sa fight na yan……WINNER pa rin cya……

    • MULEN

      30% for takes to be levied by the IRS, 10% for Roach, another 20-30% for Arum. His expenses in the US including costs incurred in training, giveaways, accommodations etc. also run in millions. Tapos obligado pa siyang magbigay ng 10% tithes based on his gross earning dahil iyan ang sabi ng kanyang pastor. More or less 20% lang ma-net niyan bro. That’s about $5-6 million.

  • Opel

    nice fight! unless he learns to properly protect himself from marquez right, he might end up kissing the canvass again. kunakain ata ng bato itong mexicano. 

    • lucidlynx

      Manny did not have the “legs”. It seems like his conditioning was not up to par. Manny would not normally go down with a single punch (3rd round). A well-conditioned boxer would normally be able to regain balance and back away from the aggressor and use the ropes for support.

      Manny and Roach concentrated more on the strategy, which was in fact good, since Manny was leading in points.

      And it looks like Marquez closely studied Pacquiao. He can read when “Pacquiao was about to give a 1-2 combination…and he just stepped off to Manny’s right side and gave Manny that hard straight right punch”. That’s credit to Marquez and his trainer.

  • Flips26

    balik na naman sa dating bisyo nyan si pacman. babae, sugal at alak. ayos! back to good life manny

    • lucidlynx

      paano mo nasabi yan? siguro kung ikaw sa katayuan ni manny, yan ang gagawin mo dahil mahina ang character mo.

  • Marlou Wang


  • LegalJustice

    Don’t forget to pay your taxes on the $23 million. Be a good example.   DARE …….

    • Jeanne Thompson

      Ang tax ay babayaran sa US hinde sa Pinas dahil doon ito ginawa. Malaki sana ang kikitain ng Pinas kung dito ginawa ang laban kaso wala namang handang mamuhunan. 

      • Marlou Wang


    • lucidlynx

      I agree, Manny should pay his taxes if he hasn’t done so.

      • Marlou Wang

        ‘Tang-na naman!!! magbabayad siya ng tax samantalang sa labas ng bansa niya kinita yung pera??? ANONG KLASENG SISTEMA YAN!!!! KASO YUNG TAX NA BINABAYAD NATIN PINANGAGASTOS LANG NG MGA TONGGRESMAN. MAY ANGAL KA LUCIDLYNX??!!!

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