outbrain
Close  

‘Mommy D’ to Mayweather: You cheated

/ 02:51 PM May 04, 2015

Mommy Dionesia Pacquiao has a mouthful for Floyd Mayweather.

The mother of Filipino people’s champion Manny Pacquiao said she was angry at undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. because he cheated during the megabout with her son which aired in Manila Sunday morning.

ADVERTISEMENT

Mommy D cheers for his son during the official weigh in of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. PHOTO BY REM ZAMORA/INQUIRER/See more at FRAME

Mommy D cheers for his son during the official weigh in of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. PHOTO BY REM ZAMORA/INQUIRER/See more at FRAME

Asked what she would tell Mayweather if given the chance to talk to him, Dionesia, or “Mommy D,” said she would tell Mayweather that he won by cheating.

“Nanalo ka, Mayweather, sa daya mo,” (‘You won, Mayweather, because you cheated’), she said in a GMA 7 interview which aired Monday.

FEATURED STORIES

She lamented that Mayweather played dirty during the historic fight

“Nagalit ako kasi marumi siya,” (I got angry because he played dirty) Mommy D said. “Hindi makasuntok si Manny kasi niyakap niya.” (Manny could not punch because he was being held)

“Nakita ko nasaktan siya, nasaktan si Mayweather,” (I saw him get hurt. Mayweather was hurt) the mother stressed.

She added, “Sa likod, nakita ko ang kamay ni Mayweather, ginaganoon sa likod ang anak ko… Sabi ko, ‘Referee, referee!’ Wala, hindi napakinggan.” (From behind, I saw Mayweather’s hand on my son’s back. I shouted ‘Referee, referee!’ Alas, I was not heard.)

Mommy D said she got so angry at Mayweather that she wanted to face the American boxer in the ring.

“Kagabi pagsigaw ko, ‘Bagsakin mo na! Ako ang aakyat diyan.’ (Last night, I shouted ‘Knock him down! I will go up there.’),” she said.

Meanwhile, after losing to Mayweather, the mother of the Filipino boxing champ said she wanted her son to retire.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Sa isip ko, kung nanalo, matalo siya, huminto na siya… Stop na.” (I thought, win or lose, he should already quit) she said.

Mayweather outboxed Pacquiao, winning via unanimous decision. AJH

RELATED STORIES
No hexing for Mommy D; she’s all fired up

Mommy D’ not nervous ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

RELATED VIDEOS

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Boxing, Dionesia Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Interview, Manny Pacquiao, News, Sports
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.