Saturday was a big night for the Pacquiao family -- both for Manny and his mom, Dionisia.
The younger Pacquiao defeated Timothy Bradley in their anticipated rematch of their June 2012 bout. The elder Pacquiao attended the match and was caught on camera before the fighting started. It's unclear what she's doing here, but it looks intense:
As one might expect, Twitter was abuzz with talk of this moment:
I think we can all agree that Pacquiao's mom won the fight
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) April 13, 2014
By unanimous decision, tonight's WBO welterweight title fight winner is Manny Pacquiao's mom http://t.co/uRR0iWJPb4
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) April 13, 2014
Pacquiao's mom's dentures going to fall out if she ain't careful
— ANTHONY ADAMS (@spiceadams) April 13, 2014
If Bradley gets a freak injury , I'm blaming Pacquiao's mom ! #PacquiaoBradley2
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunsonMMA) April 13, 2014
Many have speculated that Dionisia is either praying for her son or putting some sort of hex on Bradley. A devout Catholic, Dionisia has used religious explanations to explain her son's previous losses.
After Manny's victory, Dionisia made her way into the ring and reconciled with Bradley:
— gifdsports (@gifdsports) April 13, 2014