Pacquiao vs Hatton: GMA 7 or ABS CBN 2?

Philippines
March 21, 2009 9:13pm CST
Recently, we heard that the the Pacquiao vs Hatton fight will be aired at ABS CBN 2. According to GMA7 news, Pacquiao decided to transfer because ABS CBN 2 promised him full support for his congressional candidacy next year at Saranggani. However, Pacquaio's attorney announced yesterday that Manny has changed his mind again and decided to air the fight to GMA7. Unfortunately, I already saw a small TV ad campaign at ABS CBN 2 announcing that the fight will be shown on their station. Now, I think Manny Pacquaio has two fights to manage and he is again on the hot seat. I suggest that Manny should really focus on boxing, and go away from politics. He is now a Philippine pride, and no need no prove himself more. In fact, he can even help a lot of people even if he will not join politics. What's you opinion? No hurting words, please.
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8 responses
@zedlav23 (458)
• Philippines
24 Mar 09
I guess Pacman got a little too much of jabs and straights that left him in daze and somehow clouded his decisions and perceptions. Boxing does prove that it can cause some disorientation and Pacman clearly exemplifies that state. His fists may have toppled the best of boxers in his class but a man's word of honor is more precious than the belt he is flaunting. So when he answers another question make sure to ask for a final answer. He may still be in limbo and needs some time to realize he is not in the ring.
@kun2349 (23473)
• Singapore
24 Mar 09
Well, politics are often complicated.. If one wants to join, there's nothing much we can do.. After all, it's common to know and see that politics is never easy ^_^ MAybe he just wants to do soemthing good for the ple, and being a politician, it's gonna be much easier.. He's planning very much ahead as well as using resources that's out of his limit ^_^
@roysville (496)
• Philippines
23 Mar 09
It's not easy not say hurting words... but I'll try my best. Pacquiao's actions only shows what kind of a person he is... and how much he can comprehend about legalities of things. Some things cannot be easily undone. From GBP and Top Ranks, to this tug-of-war on the fight purse with Hatton, and his switch from Solar to ABS-CBN and back to Solar... it only proves that money has a big role to play in his choices. And with this kind of decision-making, mercy the town who elects him as their public officials. He is a great boxer. I hope he stays at that.
@Lakota12 (42681)
• United States
22 Mar 09
yup stay to boxing. Dont look like he can handle poltics to well hard to do 2 fights on 2 stations the same night. but then again all they have to do it have thier cameras there to catch it all!
@dalyme3 (88)
• Philippines
22 Mar 09
I say he should stay out of politics or else he would just be one of those who can't do anything but rely on their advisers which could prove quite devastating for his career. I'd stay for now, he should stick where he is very good at and in the future when it is time retire himself out of the sports arena then maybe. Perhaps maybe, he could consider helping out people through some other way.
@rsa101 (17973)
• Quezon City, Philippines
22 Mar 09
Well this time Manny seems to be on the losing in this battle. I really think that he should bow down to GMA and Solar because he was ill advised by some of his advisers. Well as for ABS I guess the bait was just too tempting and ignoring it would just be very hard to make. I really think that he should now concentrate on the fight now that it is becoming more clear. This is the best option to consider right now.
@ajamlien (24)
• Philippines
22 Mar 09
Yes I am absolutely agree your opinion. about manny pacquiao, since our politics here is so complicated. all i can say is to manny . he is really contributed our nations pride worldwide. if he want to help people in his mind through politics i think i will respect his decision. we cannot determine the goals unless we will experiencing it.. GOD Bless to all
@paoxav (1382)
• Philippines
22 Mar 09
Pacquiao changes his mind again which he really should because he has a live contract with solar sports and GMA 7.. Good more for him. Although I like the broadcasting more of ABS CBN, I'm with GMA 7 and Solar Sports with regards on this issue. Pacquiao should honor his contract. This is not Golden Boy and Top Rank..