There is no question about how big Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Oscar de la Hoya is for Filipinos. In the Philippines, people flocked to gyms and restaurants to watch the fight live. Just look at all these people gathered at a gym in Tondo:
After the TKO win over de la Hoya, there was a flurry of texting to spread the word. Some celebrated out in the streets, Philippine flags waving. It’s a proud day for the Filipino nation.
Manny has always said that he fights for his country’s honor. Indeed, he has brought that to the Philippines, and Filipinos …read more