Manny "Pac-man" Pacquiao vs Miguel Cotto
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao wins against Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto in "Firepower" today Nov 15, 2009 (Manila). The match was stopped at mid-fight by the referee at Round 12 and then Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed victorious via TKO.
After that, bloodied and bruised, yet a dignified Miguel Cotto hugged Manny Pacquiao and even gave him a wink.
Manny Pacquiao also makes history by becoming the new Welterweight champion, his record seventh title.
Congratulations Manny!!! You make us damn proud to be Filipinos. Woot!!!
Pacquiao Twitters Abound!
A few hours before the fight, twitters were wondering why Cotto was in the Twitter trending topics when Manny wasn't. About an hour later, there were 3 Pacquiao related topics on Twitter. ;p
Here are some tweets during and after the fight:
@duren: No man has won seven world titles in seven weight divisions. A legend, and a pride of Asia #pacquiao
@demetriziaCAB: i love #pacquiao #pacman.I couldn't be happier &prouder to call myself filipino.I will brag,go on and on,cuz its an honour to be a Filipino!
@WebAlerts: #Pacquiao is the 1st & only boxer to win 7 crowns in 7 divisions.
@telenovelasstar: #pacquiao Felicidades Manny Pacquiao por ganando el titulo welterweight contra a Miguel Cotto! Congratulations Manny Pacquiao!
@DanielRivas83: Daaamn!!! Manny "Pacman" #Pacquiao played punching bag with Cotto
@RonnieCruz: #Pacquiao - the greatest boxer of our generation! It was like watching a master create a master piece
RT @KevinI: NOW it is stopped. Referee Kenny Bayless stops it in the 12th. #Pacquiao wins #boxing
@icefeverrr: WOOHOOOOOOOOO MANNY MANNY SO MANY MONEY NOW!!! =)) #pacquiao
@Ms_RinaBaby: #Pacquiao (aka #Pacman) is unstoppable! Respect to #MiguelCotto / #Cotto.
@Tomjolly "#Pacquiao laughs as he returns to corner and ref is again talking to #Cotto corner"
@peepstalk "#pacquiao #pacman #cotto Pacman is showing his seniority over Cotto, rd 10 to Manny"
@catjuan "Round 10. Cotto's shorts splattered in blood."
@mikeventi "What a display by Pacquiao. "Speed kills." Merchant was able to keep something simple."
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