Philippines, 01 Nov 2014
  Home >> News


 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


FIL-AMS STILL NOT OVER THE STING OF PACMAN'S LOSS


PhilBoxing.com




MANILA(PNA via PCSO) - Nearly two weeks after the nation’s idol Manny Pacquiao suffered a sixth round knockout loss to long-time nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez, United States-based Filipinos still feel the pain brought about by the unexpected blow to their pride.

This, despite a soothing relief provided by World Boxing Organization super-bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr.’s third round devastation of Marquez’ countryman Jorge Arce exactly a week following the Pacman’s defeat.

“Indeed, we Filipinos here in America must take pride and rejoice over Nonito’s triumph over Arce which came as sort of consolation to Manny’s defeat,” businessman-sportsman Don Veridiano told People’s Journal during the awards ceremony of the Jubilee Golf Club of San Francisco held a day after
Donaire’s victory at the Patio Filipino Restaurant in that California City.

“That doesn’t, however, erase the ignominy of seeing our Pambansang Kamao lying face down in what could be his worst defeat in his career,” Veridiano said by way of summing up the Filipinos’ sentiments. “That was a very painful blow which I think Manny doesn’t deserve, considering the immeasurable honors he has gifted our country and us as Filipinos.”

“But still, the pains and the heartaches brought about by Manny’s surprising loss remain,” added Jubilee Golf Club outgoing president and insurance executive Charlie Santos. “May be because we’re already used to seeing Manny beating all his previous opponents kaya medyo nabigla at nasaktan kami na makitang siya naman ang natalo.”

“We Filipinos all over the world consider Manny as the face of our nation. He is a national hero, in fact. Wherever we go, kapag nalaman ng ibang tao na Pilipino tayo, ma-a-identify agad tayo sa Pilipinas. So whoever gives us pride in honor in whatever capacity and in whatever calling, whether as athletes, musicians or other professions, everybody acknowledge our deeds,” Patio Filipino managing partner Johann Yuson, for his part quipped.

“Watching the fight personally as guest of MGM, I, and I’m sure every Filipino abroad was shocked and saddened by Manny’s defeat,” Jubilee incoming president Joe Albero remarked. “And you cannot blame us for entertaining such feeling. Napakasakit talaga hindi lamang kay Manny but to our country and the Filipinos as well.”

For Filipino residents in Las Vegas and the State of Nevada, the pain of the eight-division world champion’s setback was doubly felt simply because, as one of them related, they are at the forefront of the ridicule thrown in their direction right after the fight.

“Kami kasi ang naiiwan pagkatapos ng lahat ng laban ni Pacquiao dito sa Las Vegas kaya kami rin ang tampulan ng lahat ng tukso at panlalait na ibinabato ng mga taga-rito, lalo na yung mga kababayan ng mga nakakalaban ni Manny, Mexicans, for example,” the guy said.

Another Filipino who came all the way from North Carolina to watch the fight said he and all members of his family s well as most of Filipino residents in his place always make it a point to were Paquiao t-shirts and other apparels identified to the former pound-for-pound king as early as a month before the Pacquiao-Marquez fourth instalment.

“So, imagine mo na lang ang kantyaw na inabot namin pag-uwi namin sa North Carolina after the fight,” the man, who requested anonymity, said. “Sobra na ng saki dahil sa pagkatalo ni Manny, nadoble pa dahil sa kantyaw.”

Others, Marcelino de Guia, a government pensioner also of San Francisco, took Pacquiao’s loss though with a grain of salt.

“Natalo man si Manny, pinakita niya sa buong mundo kung anong tapang mayroon ang mga Pilipino. Tinitiyak ko na makakabalik siya at pagdating nang panahong yun, babawi siya at itatayo na naman niya ng bandilang Pilipino.”

PHOTO OF LAS VEGAS PINOY CROWD BY WENDELL RUPERT ALINEA (VIA PCSO)


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Eddie Alinea.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Sergey Kovalev Deerfield Beach Media Workout Quotes
    By , Sat, 01 Nov 2014
  • NBA -- Knicks rain on LeBron's homecoming party
    By Homer D. Sayson, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
  • NBA -- Westbrook could miss up to six weeks with fractured hand
    By Vito Tito Jr, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
  • IN THE GRIP OF GREEN-EYED MONSTER
    By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • SABILLO AND BANAL: THE COMEBACK
    By , Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • IF YOU WISH TO WRECK A PROJECT DO IT BY COMMITTEE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • Dwayne McRae hopes to stamp ticket to the next level!
    By , Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • WBO PAYS TRIBUTE TO CALZAGHE AND DE LA HOYA
    By Dong Secuya, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • PH LOSES HOSTING OF WBO CONVENTION NEXT YEAR; ORLANDO, FL WILL HOST 28TH WBO CONVENTION
    By Dong Secuya, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • Sonny Boy Jaro leaves for DC to challenge for WBC Super Flyweight crown
    By Rich Mazon , Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • ALGIERI: “I PLAN TO BECOME CHAMPION FOR A LONG TIME”
    By Dong Secuya, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • PHOTO: TOP RANK "TRIPLE THREAT"
    By , Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • NBA -- Bosh, Wade jump start season with 107-95 win over Wizards
    By Simeon Alicante, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • TWO MONTHS SHY OF HIS 50TH BIRTHDAY - BERNARD HOPKINS ATTEMPTS TO UNIFY AGAIN
    By , Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • NEXT THURSDAY! Chris Algieri / Zou Shiming / Roy Jones Jr. LA News Conf
    By , Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • Unbeaten Vincent chases championship dream
    By , Fri, 31 Oct 2014
  • PACQUIAO IN PERFECT FORM
    By Eddie Alinea, Thu, 30 Oct 2014
  • UNDEAFEATED “PRINCE” ALBERT PAGARA, PREPARED BUT NOT OVER-CONFIDENT
    By , Thu, 30 Oct 2014
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Q & A Excerpts, Benavidez Jr. Re-signs, J Trotter
    By Don Smith, Thu, 30 Oct 2014
  • THREE-TIME CHAMP KOKI KAMEDA AND WORLD-RATED MIDDLEWEIGHT CALEB TRUAX SET TO APPEAR IN SEPARATE 10-ROUND BOUTS, SATURDAY NIGHT IN CHICAGO
    By , Thu, 30 Oct 2014
  • GREG COHEN PROMOTIONS JOINS FORCES WITH AUSTRALIAN PROMOTER ADAM WILCOCK
    By , Thu, 30 Oct 2014
  • Billy 'The Kid' Dib returns Halloween night in Australia
    By , Thu, 30 Oct 2014
  • 27TH WBO CONVENTION DAY 3 REPORT (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, Thu, 30 Oct 2014
  • DAVID LEMIEUX, GABRIEL ROSADO, EDDIE GOMEZ & ZACHARY OCHOA PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Thu, 30 Oct 2014


  •  



    WBO 27th Convention
    Ceasar's Palace, Las Vegas
    Oct. 27-31, 2014



    NBA 2014-2015 SEASON
    Special Coverage






     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2014 philboxing.com.