Pacquiao’s move not to wear Holy Rosary reason for loss, say boxing fans

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Manny Pacquiao walks to the ring to take on 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

SAN PABLO CITY, Laguna, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao lost in the fight because he ditched his Holy Rosary and his religion, according to an avid fan.

“Yong usual nyang ginagawa before magstart ang laban palaging syng nag-sign of the Cross marahil bilang gabay subalit, simula ng magpalit si Pacquiao ng religion tila nabago ang kapalaran nya sa paglaban (He used to make the sign of the cross before the start of every fight as his guide but Pacquiao’s fortunes in his fights had changed since he switched religions),” said Manuel Crisostomo, a publisher of a community newspaper in San Pablo City. (Pacquiao, baptized a Catholic, has been drawn to Christian groups lately, which focus on the study of the Bible and have little teaching on Mary, the mother of Jesus).

Rodelyn Yu, also an avid fan of Manny, told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that God must be giving Pacman a trial for abandoning his former religion. He was unlike Marquez who was consistently dedicated to his Holy Rosary and Catholicism.

Crisostomo said Pacquiao should resign from boxing now and concentrate on his political and showbiz careers.

“It had been better that he heeded earlier suggestions from many Filipino fans that he quit from boxing when he got the legendary record of being the first and only eight-division Champion in the world,” the media man said.

“Manny is already an accomplished man in boxing arena several years ago. And as any sports or undertaking, time really comes when you really have to end,” Crisostomo said.

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Z5LTX3ZBWS4A3SIR6B6WF3STVE jon

    December 8 is not Manny’s day. Its Mary’s day – the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Manny has rejected the cross, Holy Mass, Holy Rosary and the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Lord has rejected him.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SCZ3Q57SUGGVT5S5NFVVZDCAVE Flame

      Wake up Manny! Yan nakatulog ka tuloy! Ano ang panaginip mo? Wake up call yan sa yo PacMan.

    • Armando Borja

      Para sa mga iresponsableng tao na nagsasabing ang pagkatalo ni Manny ay dahil sa kanyang bagong pananampalataya. Saksi ang lahat na noong si Manny ay Katoliko pa, kawawa si Jinky, laging umiiyak, dahil si Manny ay babaero, sugarol at palainom ng alak. Marami ang di natuwa sa kanyang pagbabago dahil hindi nagtapuan ni Manny ang pagbabagong ito sa Romano Katolisismo. Hindi mahalaga sa kanila na naging mabuting asawa si Manny dahil sa pagaaral ng Biblia. Pinatutunayan lang nila na misplaced ang kanilang value. Ang magiting na lalake at champion ay yung nagtagumpay laban sa pagkababaero, sugarol at iba pang masamang bisyo. Ang pagbabago ni Manny dahil sa kanyang bagong personal na relasyon kay Cristo ay higit pa sa paka-champion sa boksing. At hindi kayo masaya dahil dyan. Oo, kayo na isinisisi ang kanyang pakatalo sa kangyang bagong pananampalataya.

      Wala bang Romano Katolikong boksingero na natatalo sa boksing? Yan ang sagutin nyo.

  • To_Be_Continued

    What a bunch of religious zealost…Kahit limang dosenang rosaryo ang ilagay ni Pacquiao sa leeg niya, kahit mag-holy hour siya sa loob ng ring ng isang oras, pero kung kulang at hilaw ang preparation, knock out pa rin… Pwede ba huwag nyong gamitin and relihiyon at Diyos sa walang kaugnayang pangyayari !!!

    • supernold

       pwede din namang reason yon pre.. opinion ng iba yan respetuhin mo…

      • To_Be_Continued

        speak out your opinion but dont tell me how i should express my opinion. i dont need a spokesperson.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SCZ3Q57SUGGVT5S5NFVVZDCAVE Flame

        Dapat respetuhin mo rin ang opinyon ng iba kung gusto mong respetuhin ka rin.

      • To_Be_Continued

        stop acting like you are a forum moderator because you are…NOT

    • popsyeng

      alam mo ang holy rosary nasa bible ,hindi galing sa bible,galing sa simbahan,na may authority sa bible , ang bible ay galing sa holy tradation sa simbahan , nauna ang simbahan bago ang bible,  so kong walang walang  bible wala kayong protestante makabasa lang nang isang linggo sa bible pastor na kaagad sariling enterpritasyon sa bible , ang bible sa katoliko ay holy, hindi manual kahit sino sino lang w/ church guidance hindi lahat nasa ay general  patronage mayroong karahasan at kahalayan nakasulat   hindi ang BIBLE ALONE na doktrina. sana mag isip isip ka ang bible galing sa simbahan 

      • To_Be_Continued

        Hahahaha….

  • http://www.facebook.com/homer.bulos Homer Bulos

    This reasoning is as insensitive and as mystical as connecting the RH Bill with that of typhoon Pablo. Manny lost as a faithful husband, ex-gambler, ex-womanizer. 

    • supernold

       because of changed of religion? what a reason

  • jbt19

    The truth is Marquez threw a perfect punch to Manny’s chin that is the reason why he loss the fight…hindi yong changed religion at hindi rin yong hindi niya pagsuot ng rosaryo ang dahilan…we have only one God and that is Jesus Christ.

  • quphal

    wala yan sa religion o ritual na sinusunod. its plain and simple. nanalo si marquez coz he did his homework while itong si pacquiao panay ang bulakbol. di ba nakipag sosyalan pa yan sa mga exNBA stars habang dibdiban sa pag-e-ensayo itong si marquez? ang dami pang press release sa media. sa boxing, kamao ang ginagamit, hindi bibig.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/Z5LTX3ZBWS4A3SIR6B6WF3STVE jon

      Pacquiao and Marquez did their homeworks. Manny has more power than Marquez but against God, Manny’s power is nothing.

      • To_Be_Continued

        What a bunch of religious zealots…Kahit limang dosenang rosaryo ang ilagay ni Pacquiao sa leeg niya, kahit mag-holy hour siya sa loob ng ring ng isang oras, pero kulang sa preparation, knock out pa rin… Pwede ba huwag nyong gamitin and relihiyon at Diyos sa walang kaugnayang pangyayari !!!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VJ73YW7RRGH4Y5SXQZQGASWIHU bons007

        usually sa mga laban ni Manny b-4 going to las vegas ay nag attend sya ng HOLY MASS and at the day of his fight ay may HOLY MASS din na ginagawa sa kanyang room sa Hotel with his belief of the intesisyun prayer of the BLESSED VIRGEN MARY the Mother of our Lord JESUS by wearing the ROSARY lahat ng nakalaban nya na malalaki ang pangalan sa boxing ay natalo nya in easy way….ngayun inabandona nya ang lahat na usual na ginagawa nya natalo sya in an easy way, una kay BRADLEY, ngayun sinung mag-akala na matalo sya….kaawaawa ang mukha ni Marquez but in just one PUNCH Pacman got down on canvass..that’s Boxing but it needs GUIDANCE from above.

      • Armando Borja

        Ang superstitious mo naman. 

        Para sa mga iresponsableng tao na nagsasabing ang pagkatalo ni Manny ay dahil sa kanyang bagong pananampalataya. Saksi ang lahat na noong si Manny ay Katoliko pa, kawawa si Jinky, laging umiiyak, dahil si Manny ay babaero, sugarol at palainom ng alak. Marami ang di natuwa sa kanyang pagbabago dahil hindi nagtapuan ni Manny ang pagbabagong ito sa Romano Katolisismo. Hindi mahalaga sa kanila na naging mabuting asawa si Manny dahil sa pagaaral ng Biblia. Pinatutunayan lang nila na misplaced ang kanilang value. Ang magiting na lalake at champion ay yung nagtagumpay laban sa pagkababaero, sugarol at iba pang masamang bisyo. Ang pagbabago ni Manny dahil sa kanyang bagong personal na relasyon kay Cristo ay higit pa sa paka-champion sa boksing. At hindi kayo masaya dahil dyan. Oo kayo na isinisisi ang kanyang pakatalo sa kangyang bagong pananampalataya.Wala bang Romano Katolikong boksingero na natatalo sa boksing? Yan ang sagutin nyo.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/L5HMOX66JFF4TQANFQREKHTYZA sofie

        nagkataon nga lang siguro.. naging opinion lng kasi ng mga tao dahil simula nung tumiwalag siya sa pagiging katoliko e dun na nag simulang matalo si pacman, natalo siya kay bradley kahit na obvious na nanalo siya, then dito naman kay marquez sa mga naunang rounds siya ung lamang tapos 1 second before mag ring ang bell natamaan siya sa right punch ni marquez at hindi na nakatayo. Ako in my own experience malakas talaga ang power ng rosary esp. kapag ung buong rosary ko e inalay ko sa isang intensyon sa aking buhay. I don’t know but for me after praying a rosary agad nagkakamiracle sa buhay ko. Siguro ung sincerity din sa pagdadasal. Kahit na nakakatempt dito sa abroad ng mg join sa born again groups hindi ko pa rin makuhang manampalataya sa kanilang paniniwala lalo na ung hindi nila paniniwala kay Blessed Virgin Mary :(

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SCZ3Q57SUGGVT5S5NFVVZDCAVE Flame

        tama yan Sofie.

      • Armando Borja

        Hindi miracles ang basehan kung tama ba o mali ang pagrorosaryo. Diyos ang magsasabi kung ang religious practice ay tama o mali. Sabi ng Panginoong, kung mananalangin kayo say Our Father. Kaya kapag may tinatawagn kang Our Mother sa langit, kahit namimilagrohan ka pa, lumalabag ka na sa utos ni Cristo. Kaya ng Diablo magbigay ng material na gusto mo milagro. Huwag kang pakasiguro na ang milagro mo ay galing sa Diyos dahil ayaw ng Diys na kapag magdarasal ka tatawag ka sa Our Mother who art in heaven. Bawal yan. sa Our Father lang.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SCZ3Q57SUGGVT5S5NFVVZDCAVE Flame

        Totally agree with you. Kahit na anung preparation pa kung walang blessing ng Panginoon, talo ka pa rin!

        Ako nga ngbulakbol ako nung ng review ako dati for the ECE board exam, wla akong kahit isang libro na buo kung nabasa, absent pa minsan sa review class, natutulog pag-uwi sa bahay pero 1 month before sa exam, ngsimula akong magsimba araw-araw at mag-rosary, walang paltos, pumasa ako! Hindi ako makapaniwala.

      • Armando Borja

        Ibig mong sabihin yung ibang katolikong naniniwala sa rosaryo pero natalo walang blessing? 

  • stealth ice

    marquez was indeed focus in this fight. while pacquiao was disturbed by these pastors and bishops competing for a bigger donations from manny.

    stay focus manny. these pastors and bishops are getting closed to you because of your wealth. dont give them money and they will stay away from you.

    better share your wealth directly with the needies. dont passed it through these pastors and bishops as these moneys will just go directly to their pockets.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lennon-Paul/100001566616999 Lennon Paul

       korek!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lennon-Paul/100001566616999 Lennon Paul

       korek ka dyan.

    • tolits31

      MAY TAMA KA JAN,,DONATION LANG KAILANGAN SAYU NG MGA PASTOR

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

    I wonder where that Pastor Soriano now who is engaged to a movie actress. That Soriano is the main culprit for the downfall of the Pacman. Soriano is the devil clothed in an Angel robes. 

  • stealth ice

    one thing for sure. he is distructed with his bible study. laging puyat sa kaka-bible study with those pastor kunno! pastors were dining with the pacquiaos. and after the dinner they wont stand up instead they continue sitting. Good thing Penalosa came and the bible meeting ended.
    these pastors and bishops are just closed to the pacquiaos because of his wealth. they are brainwashing the pacquiaos.

  • El Kritiko

    Di na sinuot ni manny ang rosary and did not even realize that today in the US is December 8 and it’s a feast or our Virgin Mother “IMMACULATE CONCEPTION”! Masyado kasing mabait at nagpa-uto2x sa mga pastor na yan eh na wala namang iba kundi ang pera lang naman ang habol ng mga nyan sa kanya!

    • sanjuan683

      hehehehe yun nga nagsuot ng rosary ay nabundol dahil hindi tinitignan yun dinadaanan. hehehehe masyado kayo mapamahiin. Ganun talaga ang boxing may nananalo at natatalo yun iba nakalaban ni Manny tatlong beses ng sign the cross pinatulog ni Manny. hehehehehe muntik na rin si Marquez matalo naubusan lang ng oras. hehehehe di bali ano malay mo lalaban na si negro Mayweather kay Pacquiao.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/Z5LTX3ZBWS4A3SIR6B6WF3STVE jon

         The LOrd has rejected Manny. He cannot win anymore even in easy fight like that against Bradley.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GRVAJUYIO6PRIAPQHNE6MYKNEQ Lando

    Definitely true – no prayer, no sign of the cross and no holy rosary……for the last 2 fights…..2 devastating defeats for Pacman. 

    • sanjuan683

      hehehehe ganun ba eh yun mga nakalaban ni Pacquiao tatlo beses nag rosary at sign of the cross wala rin natalo ni Pacquiao. hhehehehehe ikaw talaga binibilog mo ulo namin. hehehehehe  katangahan na iyan paniniwala mo. Bakit kamo diyan sa gobierno ang daming nagsasign the cross pero ano mga magnanakaw pala hehehehe lalo na sa LTO. hehehehe

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