MANILA, Philippines – The streets of Metro Manila were eerily calm on Sunday, December 9.
It’s called the “Pacquiao effect,” or the unusually calm traffic in the country’s capital during a Manny Pacquiao fight.
The online world, however, was buzzing with excitement over Pacquiao’s and Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez’s fourth match.
Reactions on Twitter and Facebook were especially aplenty during the 6th round of the fight, when Marquez knocked Pacquiao down to win the match.
How did netizens feel about Pacquiao’s loss? What did they say? Rappler compiled their reactions here: