Pacquiao-dela Hoya Dream Match: Truly a Mismatch

December 8, 2008 at 3:36 pm 2 comments

The most-awaited Dream Match finally took place December 6 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. But the dream match turned out to be a mismatch. Certainly not for our Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao. Oscar dela Hoya appeared to be an old man who cannot even throw punches. Instead, he stood there, waiting to receive them. 


Oscar receives a big jab on his left face from Pacquiao that left him pinned on the ropes


Pacquiao throws another powerful jab that obviously pains Oscar


Dela Hoya rests on the corner with his seemingly weakened legs

Enough about the blabbering… Pacquiao certainly did all the fighting. It was a great show for Pacquiao but not a great game to watch and people expected a lot from Oscar. But he was either busy daydreaming about his victory or was overwhelmed with Pacquiao’s speed and agility.

What happened happens already. I am certain that even dela Hoya could not blame himself anymore. To those who didn’t believe Pacquiao all along were foolish enough to belittle his skills. And to those who were brave enough and insensitive (or rather imprudent) to preempt all the excitement of the game with their uncalled for comments and presumptions, that it’s going to be a fixed fight, you can just walk away and retire from your work. You are not worthy to work in the media industry where fair and balance reporting is mostly required.

Now that we know it’s not a fixed fight, would you say that it was a dream match? Was the show worth the wait?


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Henry  |  December 8, 2008 at 3:58 pm

    this is really good show for pacman and really good & bad for dela hoya.
    i always like watchin delahoya, pero for me what he did was like good and bad… ayaw nyang ma KNOCK OUT? or its better to walk away nalang? or talagang hinde na kaya? or also about is health? well walang makakasagot niyan kundi si dela hoya diba? ohh well GOD bless to both of them. another mexican-american legend retirin? so the entire mexicans legend got wiped out by the mexican killer? well 2 more fight pacman then retire! beat hatton and mayweather next! retire winner.

    good posted Gemz

  • 2. Mick  |  December 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm

    Thanks Manny!
    I’m 500bucks richer today.
    Mabuhay ang Pilipino!


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