Pacquiao ‘nervous’ while watching son Jimuel’s first amateur match

first_imgMOST READ Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated View comments Eya Laure delivers on promise, helps Sisi Rondina lead UST to Final Four Nervous timesFollowing the match, Pacquiao proudly shared a clip of his son’s match to his fans.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew [We were nervous even though we only watched on video.]Pacquiao’s wife, Jinkee, was no short of nerves as well — proven by a video clip of the match she shared on her Instagram stories captioned, “My son’s first amateur fight! Makuyapan ko!”[My son’s first amateur fight! I am going to faint!]Pacquiao said Jinkee refused to watch the match at first, to the extent of crying.All worth itAll the nerves were worth it at the end of the day, as Jimuel was able to bag the win.His brother, Michael, also shared a clip of the match on his Instagram account, proclaiming how proud he is of his brother.“Proud of you my bro! Congratulations!” Michael said. Jimuel had been training long before his debut match.In a video previously shared by Pacquiao on Instagram, the boxing icon called his son “the future.”The video shows Jimuel training with his father, copying his father’s speed, which the boxing champion has been known for. Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue This was Pacquiao’s son’s first ever amateur match in the ring, which made the eight-division boxing champion jumpy at first.“Kinabahan kami kahit sa video lang kami nanood,” Pacquiao said in a text message to on Monday.ADVERTISEMENT Pacquiao said that both he and Jinkee initially did not want Jimuel to pursue boxing, but due to their son’s determination, they eventually allowed him to fight.“Ayaw namin sya mag-boxing pero gusto talaga nya so pinagbigyan nalang namin,” Pacquiao said.[We did not want him to enter the boxing scene. But he insisted, so we eventually allowed him to fight.]Asked if this will be a long-term career for Jimuel, the boxing champion said: “Gusto niya talagang mag-boxing.”[He really wants to pursue boxing.]/acSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony PLAY LIST 00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss FILE – Manny Pacquiao poses with his eldest son Jimwell in this photo posted on the boxing champ’s Facebook timeline on Aug. 16, 2015.MANILA, Philippines — Senator and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao may not have seen his son, Jimuel, fight his debut boxing match live, but that did not take away his nervousness during the bout.The 18-year-old Jimuel showed no signs of amateur jitters and only needed two rounds and a one-two combination to knock out his 26-year-old opponent Miguel Egan in their charity match at Amoranto Sports Complex in Quezon City on Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games messlast_img

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