Round-by-round results from Manny Pacquiao against Juan Manuel Marquez. This post covers the action from round 5.
Manny Pacquiao came back well in the fourth round after having been knocked down in round three by Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao still looked solid in the fifth round, moving well and unloading his jabs and right hands.
A right hand by Pacquiao stumbled Marquez, leading to his glove touching the canvas making for a knockdown. Marquez got up and landed a massive right hand that Pacquiao took well.
The two men began firing heavy power shots back and forth, Marquez knowing that the knockdown significantly changed the fight, taking away the edge he got with the third round takedown.
Marquez was hurt badly by a right hand from Pacquaio again and had to start going backward. Pacquiao kept firing and Marquez kept firing back with hard shots of his own.
Dramatic action as Pacquaio took the fight back over.
Round: 10-8 Pacquiao
Fight: 48-45 Pacquaio
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