"NOTHING WILL CHANGE" | Malacañang still lauds Pacquiao despite loss to Horn

Tertius Pickard/AP
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Malacañang commended Manny Pacquiao despite his shock loss to upstart Australian Jeff Horn for the WBO welterweight belt in Brisbane.


"Manny Pacquiao's loss in Brisbane would not diminish the honors he bestowed to the people and to the flag," the Palace said in a statement on Sunday. "Nothing will change: Senator Manny Pacquiao will remain our People's Champ, Pambansang Kamao, and National Treasure in Global Sports."

Malacañang also expressed its gratitude to the Filipinos who cheered for Pacquiao in the bout.

"Nagpapasalamat ang Palasyo sa hindi matawarang suportang ipinagkaloob kay Manny Pacquiao ng ating mga kababayan sa oras ng tagumpay maging sa panahon ng pagkabigo," the Palace's statement continued.

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