Korina Sanchez Defended Boxing Icon Manny Pacquiao from His Bashers
KORINA SANCHEZ – Broadcast journalist Korina Sanchez-Roxas defended Pinoy boxing legend, Manny Pacquiao, from bashers.
Filipino boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao is considered one of the greatest boxers in history. the eight-division world boxing champion lost to Yordenus Ugas in their World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight championship on Sunday (Manila Time).
Several Pinoy celebrities reacted to the legendary boxer’s upset loss to the 35-year-old Cuban boxer. Queen of All Media Kris Aquino said that she cried while watching the Pacman apologizing for his performance.
TV host and model Bianca Gonzalez told Senator Manny Pacquiao that he has nothing left to prove as an athlete. She said he’s one of the all-time boxing greats and will always be the Filipinos’ ‘Pambansang Kamao.’
Pacman’s mom Dionisia Pacquiao said that she has accepted that her son was defeated by the younger boxer in Las Vegas, Nevada. She said that it’s just natural that someone would lose and win whenever there’s a fight. She also said that she will convince her son to retire from boxing because of his age.
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Manny Pacquiao has brought honor to the country and to the Pinoys for a long time but still, there are people who throw negative things at him. He became a subject to a lot of negative talks after his fight with Yordenis Ugas. They say all sorts of insults ranging from his age to his political career.
Broadcaster Korina Sanchez took to her IG account to defend the fighting senator against bashers. She defended the achievement of the boxer and the honors he brought to the Philippines and to his countrymen.
“Whatever negativity you might have to say: Fact is, Manny Pacquiao—- from NOTHING—- singlehandedly put the Philippines and the Filipinos on the world map under one of the brightest lights possible. What discipline. What courage. What patriotism to go through all that for a win for his country —- through most of his life.”
At the end of her post, Korina Sanchez assured Pacman that no matter what happens, he will always be the Philippine’s boxing champion. “Always our Champ. Manny Pacquiao,” she wrote.
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