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Photos: Pacquiao Victory Celebrated By The Philippines

MANILA - The Philippines united in celebration on Sunday as its boxing hero Manny Pacquiao cemented his comeback by avenging his 2012 loss to American Timothy Bradley to regain the World Boxing Organization welterweight world title.

Crowds watching the fight, which was broadcast live from Las Vegas in several parks, squares and public stadiums around the archipelago, erupted in cheers as Pacquiao was declared winner in a unanimous 12-round decision.

"The people of the nation are united in cheering on the victory of the nation's fist, Congressman Manny Pacquiao. He is the symbol of the excellence of the Filipino in all endeavours," said President Benigno Aquino's spokesman Herminio Coloma shortly after the victory.

He said Pacquiao's latest victory was symbolic of the way Filipinos can recover from the worst disasters, an apparent reference to Super Typhoon Haiyan and the earthquake that struck the country last year, killing thousands.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRPOWERPUNCHES on 04-14-2014

[IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/76668/filipino%20(1).jpg[/IMG] Yes the Philippines really love Manny but do you guys see My Mexican homie with the NY hat on supporting Pacquiao too? Who said there no Mexicans in the Philippines? :rofl: PRPP:boxing:

Comment by hit_the_streets on 04-13-2014

Wait...did all these people pay for the PPV? :D as we know, that's all that counts! Great to see how boxing can bring people together. Props to both fighters for the entertaining fight.

Comment by Augustane on 04-13-2014

[QUOTE=T.M.T;14420335]A arum fix.[/QUOTE] Gotta be blind to have scored it for Bradley. It would be accurate anywhere from a 114-114 to a 116-112. [QUOTE=T.M.T;14420335]Bradley was easily beating [B]ducquiao[/B] in the first half of the fight. [/QUOTE] I think Tim was…

Comment by budfr on 04-13-2014

Bradley has no fans hhahahahahaha

Comment by boxinggod101 on 04-13-2014

[QUOTE=T.M.T;14420335]A arum fix.Bradley was easily beating ducquiao in the first half of the fight. Then in the second half. He fought fake. He was going to the ropes and throwing no look wild over hands and missing on purpose. Bradley…

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