Juan Manuel Marquez knocks out Manny Pacquiao in 6th round

Juan Manuel Marquez knocking Manny Pacquiao out in the sixth round of their 147-pound bout last night (Sat., Dec. 8, 2012) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Manny Pacquiao was facing Juan Manuel Marquez for the fourth time in their careers. Pacquiao had won the two previous meetings. Catch the video highlights above.

Pacquiao vs Marquez photo

Manny Pacquiao (L) of the Philippines takes a punch from Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico during their welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada December 8, 2012.

“I knew Manny could knock me out at any time,” Marquez said. “I threw the perfect punch.”

Pacquiao earned at least $25 million for the bout, Top Rank president Todd duBoef said. Marquez was guaranteed $6 million and will probably wind up making around $10 million.

Pacquiao vs. Marquez highlights from HBO boxing PPV

Round 1: Pacquiao, as expected, opens as the aggressor. Marquez and Pacquiao pawing with jabs and Pacquiao lands a very good left. Another good left and they’re trading shots. Another good left and uppercut by Pacquiao.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao

Round 2: Marquez leans in on a left hook and misses. Pacquiao is pressuring, but not overly so. Marquez is landing on the inside, but so is Pacquiao. Another good left by Pacquiao and another. That was hard. Good left hook for Marquez.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao

Round 3: Marquez wings a left hook and it’s blocked. PAcquiao is aggressing, but a little more measured. Right and a left for Pacquiao lands. Good left to the body for Marquez. And another. Huge overhand right floors Pacquiao. That’s a real knockdown. Pacquiao pushing forward, but no they’re swinging in the middle.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-8 Marquez

Round 4: Pacquiao still aggressing, but so far nothing major in this round. Both fighters trade lead hands. Pacquiao pushing in, but eats a counter shot from Marquez. Good, short punches inside by the Filipino. The fighters again trade shots in the middle, but Marquez gets the better of them generally speaking.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao

Round 5: Good left from Pacquiao as he scores the first shot of the round. Left hand drops Marquez and that’s a knockdown. Pacquiao eats another shot, but this is still his round…so far. Pacquiao eats a left but he he’s still pushing forward. This is incredible. These two are eating what can only be described as unreal.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-8 Pacquiao

Round 6: A Manny flurry lands hard, but Marquez responds with a left of his own. Pacquiao lands repeatedly with punch combinations and then angle cuts. Pacquiao really putting the pressure on Marquez trying to put him against the ropes. Big left partially wobbles Marquez until he hits Pacquiao with a MONSTER left that puts Pacquiao down. He is out COLD. Unbelievable. Marquez has KO’d him flat cold.

Juan Manuel Marquez def. Manny Pacquiao via KO at 2:59 of round 6

Pacquiao vs Marquez 4 knockout highlights video

source: play-by-play

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