There were many predictions before the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto. The much awaited fist-to-fist combat of the year has resulted with a glorious victory of Manny Pacquiao, the pride of Filipinos against the Puerto Rican fighter.

I like how Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports described Cotto as "raw hamburger" after the fight. On that day of the event almost all of Filipinos (Pinoys) around the world were focused on the said fight and delighted when referee Kenny Bayless stopped the fight by TKO.

In fairness to Cotto, he was great in the fight by keeping himself up until the 12th round despite of devastating punch made by Pacquiao like typhoon that struck Philippines few months ago. His will to fight and survive was still there but his body was unresponsive from the thrown flash punches from his opponent and that's why the referee decided to end the fight with 55 seconds remaining.

That was one of the best fights I have ever seen from Pacquiao. Although we have not seen a knock out which was anticipated by many boxing analysts on the first 1-7 rounds but still the crowd enjoyed especially the Pinoys. Cotto went down from the ring bleeding.

That is boxing, it is a sport and for every sport there will be declared winner. I believe Floyd Mayweather, Jr had watched the fight and the people are looking at the fight between him and Pacquiao. Can Floyd still use his way of boxing against the unorthodox way of rumble of Pacquiao? Who is the true pound-for-pound king? Let us find out soon!

Photo was taken before the fight inside the Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City Philippines.

Thousands of Filipinos have gathered to watch the PPV (pay-per-view) in Araneta Coliseum.

Photos of Miguel Cotto before and after the fight.

Many Pacquiao has declared winner by TKO and now the new WBO Welterweight title holder. At the back wearing eyeglasses is his head coach Freddie Roach. For the record, he is the Filipino boxing superstar and the first boxer to win 7 world titles in 7 different divisions.