‘Pacquiao was robbed,’ ‘lawn chairs,’ and other #PacHorn reactions

Rappler Social Media Team
‘Pacquiao was robbed,’ ‘lawn chairs,’ and other #PacHorn reactions
The bloodbath between Horn and Pacquiao drew a lot of reactions on social media

MANILA, Philippines – Australian boxer Jeff Horn is the new WBO welterweight champion, after defeating Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao. (READ: Horn wins decision over Pacquiao in bloody Brisbane brawl)

It was a literal bloodbath between the two boxers who both put their heart on the line. As always, social media is almost always all hands on deck whenever Pacman is in a fight. (READ: Live updates: Pacquiao vs Horn – Battle of Brisbane)

Predictions were made.

Some saw Pacquiao as the ‘clear winner.’ 

Others thought that if Pacquiao fails to knockout Horn, he would lose the match, which he did: 

Some thought he needed to lose: 

And that he needs to retire: 

As usual, Pacquiao is a sport: 

But the rest of the social media, did not take the loss lightly. See some of the reactions below:

In the 6th round of the match, Pacquiao received a huge cut on the head and netizens were concerned:

Meanwhile, there was some serious shade being thrown at the SunCorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia, where the “Battle of Brisbane” was held.

Netizens can’t help but feel for the people who paid for ringside seats and got white “lawn chairs.” 

Another boxer who caught the attention of social media was Timothy Bradley, Jr, who lost twice to Pacquiao out of 3 matches, when he referred to the Japanese as “those Japans.”


What’s your reaction? –Rappler.com

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