Blow-By-Blow: Pacquiao using his speed again early, now using his feet to move around and land when Margarito cannot. Manny fighting incredibly smart. Margarito has said in his corner between rounds that Manny has “no power,” but Margarito is welting under his right eye from Manny lefts. Manny landing at will now! This fight is really picking up! Pacquiao. Pacquiao taking it to Margarito, and the bigger man is backing up on body shots! Margarito getting worn down! Pacquiao taking Margarito apart! What a performance from the little man! This is a HUGE size disadvantage, and this is INCREDIBLE! Manny Pacquiao is picking Antonio Margarito apart. This is great stuff. Manny on the ropes, takes an uppercut, but gets away from it. He is REALLY taking over this fight. Margarito has power to get to Pacquiao, but can’t land frequently enough. Great round by Manny.
Summary: A HUGE round for Manny Pacquiao. This is something you just don’t see much of in boxing, or any sport. Manny Pacquiao, giving up five inches of height, 17 pounds, and 6 inches of reach, is now dominating. Margarito is falling out of this fight and getting hurt.
Score: Pacquiao 10-9, Pacquiao 39-37