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Negative comments about the Pacquiao-Marquez trilogy and other November 13 sad events

Updated on June 2, 2012

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Are the decision of the 3 judges in Pacquiao-Marquez 3 boxing bout valid?

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Pacquiao-Marquez trilogy as witnessed Nov. 13 in Catbalogan, Samar
Pacquiao-Marquez trilogy as witnessed Nov. 13 in Catbalogan, Samar
The LBC outlet in the City of Catbalogan was robbed pf P619.000 during the day of the Pacquiao-Marquez fight
The LBC outlet in the City of Catbalogan was robbed pf P619.000 during the day of the Pacquiao-Marquez fight
a christmas scene at Del Pan Sports Complex.  One unattended motorcycle was stolen here during the showing of Pacquiao-Marquez fight
a christmas scene at Del Pan Sports Complex. One unattended motorcycle was stolen here during the showing of Pacquiao-Marquez fight
The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex where a salici gang victimized a tourist
The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex where a salici gang victimized a tourist
Philippine Army Troopers engaged rebels in a firefight
Philippine Army Troopers engaged rebels in a firefight

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Unwholesome Philippine events on Nov. 13, 2011

After the smoke of Pacquiao and Marques’ boxing gloves had settled down at the Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena, the 3 designated judges submitted their verdict. Robert Hoyle saw it a tie at 114–114, Dave Moretti had it 115-113 while Judge Glenn Townbridge scored it 116-112 for the Filipino ring idol.

Pacquiao retained his WBO welterweight crown with a hairline.

With trained eyes, the judges were seated in favored places very near the ring. They saw who did the most number of assaults; they saw with their 6 eyes the warrior who did the most backtracks to evade the most thunderous barrage of punches coming from his opponent. Were the judges wrong in awarding the victory to the boxer who dominated and dictated the entire 12-round bout? Were they to blame for giving Pacquiao the slim margin in this trilogy?

Howls of protests were registered worldwide. Some people claimed the fight was rigged; who will win and who will lost was predetermined. Boos, catcalls and obscenities echoed all over the boxing arena and its premises to mean that the decision was wrong and unfair. Some boxing analysts and pundits have opined that the decision was a black mark to the industry. Are spectators justified in raising their voices against the verdict of the boxing game? Are they capable of knowing how to score a boxing match?

Marquez blurted that he was robbed again and in frustration said: “It’s hard when you’re fighting your rival and three judges, too… I’m frustrated. I’m really, really frustrated.” Can a fighter judge a fight with himself involved in the scuffle?

“I understand the crowd,” Pacquiao said. “Half of the crowd was Mexican and half was Filipino. The Filipinos were happy with the decision but the Mexicans were disappointed. That’s part of the game.

Statistics: On the average, Pacquiao landed 14 out of 49 punches per round while Marquez hit 11 of 36. But Team Marquez didn’t accept it.

Juan Manuel Marquez foot stopper trick failed to help him get the victory. See video here.

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The PNP recorded the following crime incidents on the day of the Pacquiao-Marquez fight.

LBC outlet in the City of Catbalogan robbed of P619,000

Three unidentified robbers took advantage of the situation while the third Pacquiao-Marquez was on-going. They robbed LBC, a cargo and courier service in San Francisco Street, City of Catbalogan, West Samar. The LBC was manned at the time by only one lady employee Elena Villanueva, 24, who at gunpoint was directed by the suspects to open the vault at 12:35 p.m.The robbers carted away P619, 000 from the outlet , said Superintendent Avelino Doncillo. Catbalogan city police chief. The 3 hold-up men speed away on a motorcycle but before doing so handed a bundle of the loot to a terrified LBC client who returned it to the outlet. The heist was committed in less than 30 minutes. The LBC outlet has a CCTV installed and police chief Doncillo hope could help identify the perpetrators.

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Motorcycle stolen and Salisi Gang victimized Canadian tourist

The KBK, GMA news reported that in Manila, a motorcycle was stolen at 11:10 a.m. outside the Del Pan Sports Center, while members of the Salisi Gang victimized a Canadian tourist at 11:50 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex about two hours before the fight, according to the police.

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Clashes between the government forces and NPA elements

The initial encounter happened about 5:45 a.m. in the village of San Miguel, Gingoog City. 20 rebels from the Guerrila Front 4-B under the NCMC on a mission of alleged extortion were surprised by troops from the 58th Infantry Battalion, resulting in a firefight. One rebel was killed and sort of war paraphernalia- 2 claymore mines, 1 hand grenade, a laptop computer and documents- were recovered said 4th Infantry Division spokesperson Major Eugenio Osias IV.

About 6:15 a.m. another firefight ensued between troops from the 9th Infantry Battalion and the 15 rebel group. This time the battle was fought in Sitio Matagbac, Milagros, Masbate. Tipped of the presence of NPA extortion group in said area, the military proceeded to the area and engaged the rebels in a firefight. Resident eyewitnesses said they saw fleeing rebels dragging comrades. Spokesman of the Army 9th Infantry Division Major Angelo Guzman said the government troopers recovered 1M-16 rifle, 1 baby armalite, 1 rifle, 2 cal. 38 pistols, 25 improvised bombs, 1 rifle grenade, 1 binocular, 1 cellular phone and documents.

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    • nick071438 profile imageAUTHOR

      nick071438 

      6 years ago from City of Catbalogan, W, Samar, Philippines

      Hi!, S.Graveson, thank you for the visit and for your honest appraisal. Others insist so and so won without giving a little respect to the judges who were there to help us determine the outcome of the fight. Were their judgment wrong?

    • S.Graveson profile image

      S.Graveson 

      6 years ago from Cumbria, UK

      Personally, I felt the fight was close, a lot of close rounds that I couldn't split them on. It seems stupid but I only have 5 or 6 clear rounds one way or the other, so could understand a variance in score cards. The two men could fight 50 times and their would never be more than a few points between them and that's just due to their styles.

    • nick071438 profile imageAUTHOR

      nick071438 

      7 years ago from City of Catbalogan, W, Samar, Philippines

      I agree with you, moira...that all Filipinos should be proud of Manny Pacquiao for the deeds he has brought to the country. Foreign boxing fans even rote and show admiration for him, how much more for us. I beg to disagree with your statement "You just got to respect that (decision)" because being a Filipino myself I do respect the decision. The queries in the hub were more directed at those who oppose the verdict. Thanks for posting your comment.

    • moiragallaga profile image

      Moira Garcia Gallaga 

      7 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      I'm not really a fan of boxing, but Manny Pacquiao through the years has brought pride to the Philippines and the Filipino people. You just got to respect that. However, he really needs to get those monkeys off his back.

    • nick071438 profile imageAUTHOR

      nick071438 

      7 years ago from City of Catbalogan, W, Samar, Philippines

      Thank you Loren... for the video link. I've posted the link in my hub for all readers to have their say.

    • lorenmurcia profile image

      lorenmurcia 

      7 years ago

      I found a video which showed the foot tricks of Marquez. Here is the link and you be the judge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedd...

    • nick071438 profile imageAUTHOR

      nick071438 

      7 years ago from City of Catbalogan, W, Samar, Philippines

      hcoyo, i logged in to your hub and found your analysis of the Pacquiao-Marquez trilogy almost perfect. Yes, Pacquiao wasn't in his usual self. He miserably failed to pull the trigger. Physical defect like leg crambs, personal problems and congressional load are monkeys on Pacquiao's back that are taking their toll on him.

    • hcroyo profile image

      hcroyo 

      7 years ago

      Marquez knows Pac's number, here is one hub i wrote ... many people still think he had a bad day though (Pacman)

      https://hubpages.com/sports/Is-Manny-Pacquiao-losi...

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