Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Pacquiao's Mom: There Will Be a Rematch, He Will Win!

Dethroned boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao's furious mother led demands in the Philippines for a rematch with Timothy Bradley, although church leaders said the Catholic fighter should retire.

Dionisia Pacquiao has for years publicly urged her son to walk away from the ring but, following the 33-year-old's controversial loss to American Bradley in Las Vegas on Sunday, called for swift revenge.

"I wanted him to retire before, but now I want to see this rematch happen," the ex-champ's emotional mother, 63, told GMA television from her southern Philippine hometown.

"I want to let all of Manny's fans to know there will be a rematch, and he will get back his belt."

Pacquiao is a social phenomenon in the Philippines, where his status as one of the greatest boxers ever has propelled him to huge riches, a movie career and election to parliament.

He has won world titles in an unprecedented eight weight divisions, but suffered his first defeat since 2005 and slipped to 54-4-2 when Bradley took his World Boxing Organization welterweight belt in a split decision.

Even the fight's Las Vegas promoter Bob Arum questioned the scoring, describing the result as "nuts", and many in the Philippines insisted their hero was robbed.

Dionisia Pacquiao said she believed her son won on points, and called Bradley a "dirty fighter" for clinging on to him during exchanges.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by edgarg on 06-13-2012

[QUOTE=Lac'em up;12237201]Anyone who can't see that this entire fight was all set up is a tard! Arum, Bob, and Bradley all knew what the outcome was going to be. The problem was that Pacquiao failed to let Bradley land a…

Comment by edgarg on 06-13-2012

[QUOTE=Keysor;12235891]One senses Arum had all the promotional arrangements in place for the rematch a long time before the fight. Just trying to blow people off the trail with this bull**** call for an inquiry when he knows there will never…

Comment by edgarg on 06-13-2012

[QUOTE=Keysor;12235891]One senses Arum had all the promotional arrangements in place for the rematch a long time before the fight. Just trying to blow people off the trail with this bull**** call for an inquiry when he knows there will never…

Comment by hhnic718 on 06-12-2012

No there won't be because nobody will pay to watch it. They didn't get to 1 mill ppv for the 1st one. They will fight Mayweather hoping jail weakens him or face Marquez 4. Pac vs JMM always sells.

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 06-12-2012

Mama Pac has spoken!! :boxing:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (21)
Top Headlines Frank Warren on Manny Pacquiao's Career Reaching Final Stage Horn's Trainer: It's Foolish to Think Pacquiao is 'An Old Man' Frank Buglioni Aims To Land Showdown With Nathan Cleverly Mikey Garcia: Broner More Serious, Better Fighter at 140 Pounds Joe Smith, Promoter Eyeing Sergey Kovalev Fight After Barrera Team Pacquiao: Horn is The Guy To KO, Won't Know What Hit Him! Chris Eubank Jr: I Want George Groves Next, I'll Take His Belt! Jeff Horn - Reviewing His Career Path, Which Led To Pacquiao Brook Return Targeted For December, Miguel Cotto Eyed For 2018 UK Boxing: Buglioni vs. Summers, Umar Sadiq, Dale Evans World Boxing Super Series News, Pianeta IBO Title Bout, More Photos: Jeff Horn Receives HUGE Support From Fans at Workout Abel Sanchez: Golovkin Beats Canelo 116-112 or KO's Him Late Pacquiao's Getting Older (But No One's Proved He's Old Yet) Team Rigondeaux: Lomachenko Our Main Target, Ball in His Court! Marquez Seriously Doubts Horn is Capable of a Pacquiao KO Photos: Joe Smith Getting in Top Form For Sullivan Barrera Fortune Tears Apart Horn: He's Just an Opponent, No Dog in Him Photos: Alexander Povetkin Putting in Work For Rudenko Randall Bailey Backs Pacquiao: I've Not Seen Special Factor in Horn Ivan Dychko, Olympic Medal Winner, Decides To Go Pro Photos: Robert Easter, Denis Shafikov - Go Face To Face Victor Ortiz vs. Saul Corral Finalized - PBC on FS1, July 30 Pacquiao: Canelo-GGG is Real Fight, Mayweather-McGregor is Not Miguel Flores vs. Chris Avalos - PBC on FS1, July 18 Roach Laughs at Horn's Record: Who The F*** is Randall Bailey? Photos: Artur Szpilka, Adam Kowancki - Go Face To Face Billy Joe Saunders Drops Adam Booth, Hires Dominic Ingle Taras Shelestyuk Training Hard With Joel Diaz For Return Rey Vargas vs. Ronny Rios Added To Cotto-Kamegai Joshua-Klitschko II - Frontrunner is Las Vegas, Says Hearn Horn's Trainer: Brutal KO Loss to Marquez 'Haunts' Pacquiao Ward-Kovalev Rematch Replay Peaked at 947K Viewers on HBO Claressa Shields vs. Nikki Adler For WBC Title, August 4 on ShoBox De La Hoya: I Actually Hope Mayweather-McGregor is Good Fight Rigondeaux: I'll Sign Contract For Magdaleno Faster Than UPS! Easter: I'll Make it Look Easy and Will Be First To KO Shafikov Mikey Garcia: I'd Be 'A Huge Star in Boxing' If Not for Long Layoff Horn, Promoter Slam Pacquiao For Texting During Entire Presser An Opportunity for Jerwin Ancajas To Impress on Pacquiao Card
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement