"Are you not entertained? Are you not entertained? Is this not why you are here?"
-Russell Crowe as Maximus
In what was the highly anticipated fight of the year, the world witnessed the pound-for-pound best boxer in the world annihilate the lineal 140 lbs. champion Ricky Hatton in just two rounds.
I just want to say that when I was a kid (and even into my teens and early 20's) there were no athlete super stars for me to look up to. There were none who looked anything like me or were even from anywhere remotely close to where my ancestors were originally from.
A lot of you really do not understand how that feels. I had no one to look up to in the sports or entertainment for the first 20 years of my life. Really think about that and see if you can understand how that must feel like.
That is why I am so personally proud of the No. 1 pound-for-pound champion in the world for everything he does in and outside that ring.
But it is not only the Filipinos and the Asians around the world who love Manny Pacquiao—the whole world loves Manny Pacquiao.
I saw Mexicans wearing the Filipino flag and chanting Manny's name. I saw a dozen Austrailian men all wearing red jackets that read, "TEAM PACQUIAO." African-Americans talk about Pac Man and call him "Pac" as if he was Tupac.
The world is so concerned with this Swine Flu going around, but after May 2, 2009, a much more contagious virus outbreak was taking over the world. It was called "PAC MAN FEVER!"