Malacañang on Sunday (July 1) stood behind Senator Manny Pacquiao after he misplaced to Australian boxer Jeff Horn through unanimous resolution.
Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella stated Pacquiao’s beautiful loss to Horn within the combat touted because the “Battle of Brisbane” doesn’t diminish his contributions to the nation.
“Nothing will change: Senator Manny Pacquiao will remain our People’s Champ, Pambansang Kamao, and National Treasure in Global Sports,” he stated in a press release.
Abella thanked the general public for supporting Pacquiao all through his fights, whatever the end result.
Horn, who has an undefeated document, left Pacquiao bloodied of their match, which was witnessed by some 50,000 followers on the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.