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International boxing superstar Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is a hero in his native Phillipines. However, hero didn’t do so great this past weekend when he was knocked out during his fight against Juan Manuel Marquez, according to The Huffington Post.
Pacquiao’s mother couldn’t fathom the thought of her son losing, so Dionesia Pacquiao said the loss was because of her son’s recent switch from Catholicism to a Protestant sect.
“That’s what he gets for changing his religion,” Dionisia Pacquiao said in an interviw, according to Inquirer.net.
The defeated boxer had previously worn his Catholic faith on his sleeve, reports ABS-CBNnews.com. Boxing analyst, Ronnie Nathanielsz, said to the news site that some “rituals” seemed to bring a special significance to the boxer’s bouts.
“In the past, he put the rosary around his neck and prayed solemnly in one corner.”
Dionisia Pacquiao told television program GMA 7 that Pacquiao’s new “Protestant pastors” distracted the boxer b
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