Blow-By-Blow: Now we find out just HOW tough Margarito is, because this is now a dominant performance by Pacquiao, and Margarito is getting beaten up. Margarito being hammered in the early going again. Right uppercut, straight left from Manny. Manny with a 1-2. He’s being taken to school now. Pacquiao looking at the referee, at this point expecting stoppage. Pacquiao ripping into Margarito! Margarito taking extreme punishment this round! Manny just laying into him with power shots! Nasty shots!
Now Laurence Cole, takes a look, but then they go back into the fight. Manny with three hard shots! Manny to the body, then the head! What an amazing performance. For those who know Manny Pacquiao, THIS is amazing. He’s taking a much, much bigger man apart at the seams. Margarito can’t see anything coming at him. Pacquiao is too fast, too good, and too much. Just too damn much.
Summary: Totally dominant round for Manny. He’s taken this fight by the reins in a big, big way. Corner could stop this. We head into the final round.
Score: Pacquiao 10-9, Pacquiao 109-100