In 2008, four years after their epic first meeting, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez got together once again in Las Vegas. Just like the first fight, it was nip-and-tuck all the way. Relive their classic rematch right here.
After their incredible first encounter in 2004, four years passed before the boxing world got the much-desired rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, but on March 15, 2008, they met again in Las Vegas, and didn't let anyone down.
Pacquiao and Marquez, now super featherweights, were essentially dead even once again. This time, Marquez didn't suffer three early knockdowns (he was knocked down once in the fight), and though Pacquiao had climbed to the second position on most pound-for-pound lists by this point, Marquez once again proved a massive thorn in his side, a fighter he couldn't totally overpower, couldn't outclass, and couldn't clearly defeat.
Just like the first fight, there were questions left, and disagreements over who deserved the win. Pacquiao got the split decision nod on scores of 115-112, 114-113, and 112-115 -- in the end, the knockdown he scored gave him the fight, as it made the one-point difference on judge Tom Miller's 114-113 card.
How did you score Pacquiao-Marquez II?