Marquez KOs Pacquiao, shocks boxing world


Is this the end for Manny Pacquiao? The Filipino boxing champion was knocked out by arch rival Juan Manuel Marquez on the 6th round in front of a predominantly pro-Marquez crowd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, December 8 (Sunday Manila time). This put the epic rivalry between the two to a definitive end. Marquez knocked Pacquiao out cold with a short right, giving Marquez his first ever victory over the Filipino. It’s Pacquiao’s first loss by knockout since 1999.


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