"The CompuBox numbers were outrageous: Pacquiao let fly 1,231 punches -- more than 100 per round ~ and landed 246 of them," shares Bryan Armen Graham in his Sports Unlimited column.
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"Even more staggering, Pacquiao threw 832 more punches than Clottey," he adds.
Yes! Philippine Hero and People's Champ, Manny 'The Pacman' Pacquiao won his fight once again! This time in 12 rounds or via unanimous decision against Ghana's Joshua Clottey! The victory was so convincing that even Clottey couldn't help but agree:
"This is the first time I have lost a fight," Clottey said. "All my fights I lost, I never thought I lost."
And as expected Pinoys the world over are celebrating this new national victory. Here are a few of their 'Pacquiao victory' tweets on Twitter:
Pacquiao Bout: A National Event
Fans jampacked the public viewings of the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Ghana's Joshua Clottey. Many Manila fans went to the San Andres gym while thousands of soldiers and their families went to Camp Aguinaldo gym to watch the bout of Pacquiao who is a reservist of the Philippine Army, Israel Malasa and When Hidalgo reporting live at ANC Dateline Philippine Sunday, March 14, 2010. [via ABS-CBN News]
Congratulations, Manny! Mabuhay ka!