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Country still proud of Pacquiao despite loss to Marquez, says Binay


Manny Pacquiao lays face down on the mat after being knocked out in the sixth round by 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 – The country continues to be proud of the people’s champion Manny Pacquiao despite his loss in his fight with Juan Manuel Marquez, Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Sunday.

“Manny trained hard and he fought hard in the ring. He has shown that he has the true heart of a champion and made us all proud to be Filipinos,” Binay said in a statement.

“I am certain that Manny will rise from this adversity a better and stronger person with his faith in the Almighty even more unshakeable. We are proud of you, Manny,” Binay added.

Pacquiao was knocked out by Marquez at the end of the sixth round of their 12-round fight held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • bugoybanggers

    Ikaw naman BISE oo, nakikisawsaw ka naman. Sa totoo lang pumusta ka sa kalaban. Galit ka pa nga noon ng yayahin si Pastor Money Pakyaw na magiging MANILA BOY ni katungali mo. Ikaw kasi may balak din gawin siyang MAKATI BOY. O ano ngayon? Sige na sa pag uwi niya galing sa PAGKATALO ipa parada na ninyo siya sa MAKATI o sa buong Metro Manila. Sama ka sa motorcade ha? Baka mag konwari ka namang may meeting. O kayo mga maka Pastor Money Pakyaw, sumama kayo sa gaganaping HEROES WELCOME sa buong Metro MANILA. Aabangan din siya ng mga natalo sa PUSTAHAN. naks! yari!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAU43R25CAHGNYPHE6HLAM3V6Y Benjamin

    sumawsaw na naman ang malignong kapiraso..kaya siguro minalas si manny nahingahan ng partido nyo…

  • 12JEM

    Manny will be more than equal to the challenges as regards psychological impact of this defeat.

    Therefore he will rise from this temporary setback. And he has the support of majority of the people.

    Manny, MABUHAY KA.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Isaganilla-Gella/100003610474613 Isaganilla Gella


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    That’s a sign that UNA candidates will also suffer knockout losses in the 2013 election. Pacquiao was recruited by Binay so UNA leadership will do everything to repair the image of Pacquiao. But sadly, UNA candidates will suffer the same fate as Pacquiao!

  • junvill

    Kaya natalo si Pacquiao kasi nagpalit na yata siya ng religion magmula ng lumaban siya kay Bradley. Yung rosary at sign of the cross ay hindi ko na nakita sa kanya magmula sa laban niya kay Bradley. Ang pagkatalo niya ay pagsubok at mensahe ng Diyos sa kanya na hindi dapat siya kailangan na magpalit ng relihiyon kung gusto niya na magbagong buhay. Walang kasalanan ang relihiyong katoliko nung lumiko ang landas niya – siya lang ang dapat sisihin. Maganda ang turo sa katoliko at duon mo lang makikita ang katotohanan.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002367321479 Bernie De La Vega

      Kaya tayo nagmumukang inutil mga filipino lakas ng sampalataya nyo sa katoliko, lahat ng bagay dahil sa katoliko, e anong kinalaman nito sa pagsuntok at pagsamba sa Diyos ? bakit mahilig ba sa boxing ang Diyos mo ? lahat ba ng sikat na boxers katoliko, si muhamad ali, roberto duran, sugar ray leonards at iba pa tignan mo kung mga katoliko yan. boxing yan basagan ng muka, pwede mamatay … ano kinalaman ng religion dyan

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UNTNWQ5UEVMDYETYOINRQHWBTU Richard

      walang kinalaman ang relihiyon sa pagkatalo ni pakyawww.. gunggung…..mag isip k mabuti bago ka mag comment… GUNG GUNG…….

    • tomexsans

      far out ng comment mo dude.

    • http://www.facebook.com/harry.damuag Harry Damuag

      wag mo na isali ang religion dito… pacquiao really lost this time… katoliko born again o buddhism man c pac hirap talaga sya sa counter ni jmm but still proud and love him though,,,, no matter what…

  • Hey_Dudes

    Anybody know? Nagpalit ba ng bucket boy (Lito Atienza) at towel boy (Chavit Singson) si Pacman?  Kung hindi nagpalit ayun minalas natalo at di lang basta talo muntik ng matulog sa sahig pati?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


  • Hey_Dudes

    Manny, I think one of the reasons you lost is – there were too many congressmen, who, instead of helping out the victims of typhoon Pablo back home, they went junketing to Las Vegas to watch your fight?  Kaya ka tuloy minalas ng dahil sa mga malas na mga yan.

    • gie965

      tama ka, karma la sa mga tong gresman at sena tong nanood… talo sila sa pusta…..tulungan nyo na biktima sa bagyo pablo, kesa payamanan nyo si arum, pacman at marquez…

  • John_Galt_II

    Epal nanaman ang maligno! Sige pa utuin niyo pa si Pacquiao at gamitin niyo sa eleksiyon. Pare pareho kayong sa kangkungan pupulutin. Mga trapo!

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