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Pacquiao-Marquez III: Pacquiao wins by majority decision over Marquez

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Pacquiao retains his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight belt and improves his record to 54W-3L-2D, with 38 knockouts.

The judges of Pacquiao-Marquez III have awarded Manny Pacquiao a majority decision. Glenn Trowbridge (116-112) and Dave Moretti (115-113) scored it for Pacquiao. Robert Hoyle scored it 114-114.

Harold Lederman, HBO resident judge agreed to the official judges. He had it 8-4 for Manny. COMPUBOX numbers also showed that Manny performed better than Marquez in terms of punches thrown and landed.

COMPUBOX numbers:

Pacquiao total punches: 176/578
Marquez total punches:  138/436

Pacquiao power punches: 117/274
Marqeuz power punches: 100/254

Pacquiao, 32, and Marquez, 38, fought for the first time in 2004 which ended in a draw. In 2008, Pacquiao defeated Marquez by a one-point split decision.