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Frustration dominates after Pacman’s controversial loss By Mario J. Mallari and Gerry Baldo 06/11/2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Frustration dominates after Pacman’s controversial loss

By Mario J. Mallari and Gerry Baldo 06/11/2012
A mix of disappointment and outrage dominated the reaction of those who witnessed Filipino boxing icon Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao suffer his first setback in seven years at the hands of American Timothy Bradley Jr., which led some to draw a parallel to the close defeat of American idol finalist Filipino-American Jessica Sanchez.

Troops from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday were disappointed by the split decision awarded by the judges to Pacquiao, a lieutenant colonel in the Army’s reserve force.

AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Jessie Dellosa, who led the live free viewing of the fight at the AFP Gymnasium in Camp Aguinaldo, noted the frustration in the troops’ faces after the announcement came that two of the three judges scored the bout 115-113 for Bradley..... MORE

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