Pacquiao Dominates Hatton
Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao knocked out Briton champ Ricky Hatton in Round 2 of their multi-million dollar slugfest at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight was so lopsided Hatton spent more time on the floor than on his feet.
Manny Pacquiao scored a technical knock out against British boxer Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. That was the fastest thing Pacquiao has done since leaving and re-signing with Solar Sports.
Manny Pacquiao posted his 49th career win when he finished off Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. Yup, it was that fast. The only thing faster was Korina’s reply to Mar Roxas’ question “Do you want to be my first lady?” She answered, “Yes!” in two seconds.
Manny Pacquiao decked Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. The only thing faster was Daniel Smith’s departure when the Court of Appeals acquitted him of rape.
Manny Pacquiao finished off Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. Yup, it was that fast. The only thing faster was Manny Villar’s denial that he sought two budget allocations for the same C5 road project.
Manny Pacquiao ended his bout with Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. Yes, it was that fast. The only thing faster was Ping Lacson’s decision on the ethics complaint against Manny Villar.
Manny Pacquiao demolished Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. Yup, it was that fast. The only thing faster was how bad karma struck the now cancer-stricken Legacy founder Celso De Los Angeles.
Manny Pacquiao ended his bout with Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. Yup, it was that fast. The only thing faster was Ted Failon’s instruction to his maids to clean up their house when his wife allegedly killed herself.
Manny Pacquiao felled Ricky Hatton in just 359 seconds. Yup, it was that fast. The only thing faster was ABS-CBN’s acquittal of Ted Failon on his wife’s mysterious death.
Did you catch Sir Tom Jones when he sang Britain’s national anthem “God Save the Queen?” Before the first round could even finish, he was heard singing “God Save Hatton.”
Reports say Metro Manila was almost crime free during the Pacquiao-Hatton bout. The only unlawful acts committed were even seen on TV – the premature electioneering of Villar, Roxas, Lacson, Binay, Legarda, and if you noticed during the bout’s telecast: Teves, Teodoro, and Genuino.
Pacquiao’s mother, Aling Dionisia was in Las Vegas, Nevada during her son’s fight. But the religious mom refused to watch the bout at ringside… because the MGM Grand Arena was charging extra for the Sto. Niño.
The Pacquiao-Hatton fight was officially over before 12 noon. But GMA 7’s telecast ended at 3pm… fueling speculations that the Kapuso network was in a different time zone.
Computer statistics showed that Manny Pacquiao landed 73 of 127 punches, while Hatton made 18 of 78. GMA 7 fared better because it was able to air 150 of the 152 scheduled 30-second TV ads.
Former US President Bill Clinton who visited Pacquiao in the latter’s hotel suite two days before the fight was equally stunned by Pacquiao’s superb punch that felled Hatton. It was the most powerful punch Clinton has seen in years… next only to Hilary’s.
Top 5 Reasons Why Manny Pacquiao Ended the Fight So Quickly
No. 5: He caught Annabelle Rama and GMA executive Wilma Galvante trading dagger looks at ringside. He wanted to prevent a catfight.
No. 4: The next best thing to “rumble” is to gamble. Off to the casino baby!
No 3: ABS-CBN lawyers and Dyan Castillejo were waiting in his locker room. They have a more lucrative offer.
No. 2: So that dozens of Filipino solons in Vegas could go home early and do their freakin’ job!
And the No.1 reason why Manny Pacquiao ended the fight quickly…
He’s fast tracking his retirement. Eleksyon naaaaaaaa!
Pacquiao’s demolition of Hatton prompted President GMA on Sunday to declare a “national day of celebration” to honor the feat. Meanwhile, the other GMA, GMA Network that is, declared Sunday a “national day of tv commercials.”
A Royal Call
Did you know that… shortly after Manny Pacquiao’s demolition of England’s Ricky Hatton, Queen Elizabeth was on the phone talking to the People’s Champ? Initially, she couldn’t say a word. And he barely understood her. But people around Queen Elizabeth described her as very happy. Seconds later, she started crying, and that broke Pacquiao’s heart. He terribly missed his youngest daughter – Queen Elizabeth.
And pirated videos of the Pacquiao-Hatton fight have started to sprout in Quiapo. But we warn you: it is a bit more expensive mainly because the total running time is five hours – including commercials!
Check out this YouTube clip featuring the Visayan Hatton.
Q: What is black and blue, and white all over?
A: A British boxer down on the canvas
Q: What is blue, plastic, has three wheels and induces vomiting?
A: A senator on a pedicab
Q: What is blue, plastic, and gets wet on high temperature
A: A senator crying on a noontime show
Q: What do you get when you cross a bad politician and a really bad lawyer?
A: Two congressmen and a low-key Atenean
Q: What do you get when you cross an intoxicated politician and a physician for the third time?
A: A gay son
Q: What do you get when you cross a soldier and a badminton enthusiast for the second time?
A: A lesbian
Q: What do you get when you cross a French-speaking housewife and a brilliant politician for the fifth time?
A: A tactless blabbermouth
Q: What do you get when you cross an over-ambitious beauty queen and a one-time murder suspect?
A: Martial Law.
“Boxing is a sport at its most brutal, most primitive, and most natural. Two men defending their honor and courage, in a ring surrounded by observers, whose love for the sport is essentially spiritual. Boxing is the last refuge of the modern day warrior.”
~ THOMAS DONELSON, Viewing Boxing from Ringside