ALANGA CITY, Bataan — Viewers of the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley in this province expressed satisfaction over the win of the Filipino fighter although some were looking for a knockout score on Sunday.
“The fight is good unlike before. We are more satisfied now,” Guiller Angeles of Orion, Bataan said. He was apparently referring to the match last year when Pacquiao lost to Floyd Mayweather.
His wife, who also watched the bout was, however, more demanding.
“It is better if Pacquiao knocked out his opponent,” Mrs. Angeles said.
All eyes were glued on the big screen at the Bataan People’s Center in this city where a free public viewing of the match of the two boxers was held.
Rep. Enrique Garcia and sons Gov. Albert Garcia and Balanga City Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia III, who are running unopposed in the May 9 elections, as in the past sponsored the free viewing.
They cheered heavily, some raising their two hands happily while shouting every time Pacquiao scored.
It was noticeable that the Bataan People’s Center was not filled this time.
In past bouts of Pacquiao, at least 5,000 people watched his fight in this giant center.
This time, however, not even one-half of this number came. PNA/northboundasia.com