Ilonggo netizens rejoiced over the victory of Manny Pacquiao in the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title fight.
Pacquiao, 40, defeated Adrien Broner, 29, by a unanimous decision.
The scorecards read 117-111, 116-112, and 116-112 in favor of the senator-athlete.
The match took place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, Jan. 20 (Philippine time).
Following his triumph, Ilonggos took to social media to congratulate the Pinoy boxer:
Joshua Gonzales De Leon Sr.: “Congratulations Manny Pacquiao. Mabuhay ang Pilipinas.”
Julie Ann Cabunducan: “Age is just a number but his performance is still the same! Congratulations, Manny Pacquiao.”
Nylana Agetro Olliuq: “Congrats po sir Manny Pacquiao.”
Paul Frias: “Congratulations Senator Manny Pacquiao!”
Inigo Garingalao: “Congratulations Sen. Manny Pacquiao. Try pa more Broner the marathoner.”
Dennis D. Senolay: Senator Manny we are proud of you.”
Rodel Panes: “Waay tupa nga hampang palagyo lang ubra ni Broner kinapoy lagas si Pacman.”
Robert Gonzales: “Galing mo idol.”
Nicole Padernal: “Pak sa saya! Lawlaw c Broner! Congrats Sen. Manny.”
Toto Gonzales: “Pambansang kamao kampeon pa rin.”
Pacquiao said his fight with Broner was not the last.
“I really don’t believe that my career is over,” he told reporters.
“I proved it again at the age of 40. [My] journey still continues,” Pacquiao added.IMT