In 2011, Manny Pacquiao edged Juan Manuel Marquez via narrow and debated majority decision in the third fight between the two great rivals.
Pacquiao, a heavy favorite at welterweight, failed to solve his opponent's puzzle just as he had in 2004 and 2008, when he drew with Marquez in the first fight and won another debated decision in the rematch. After these 12 nip and tuck rounds, Pacquiao and Marquez had essentially fought to a stalemate after 36 frames of great boxing, even though Manny was officially 2-0-1 against the Mexican star.
Last year, Marquez and Pacquiao met for a fourth time, with Marquez scoring a dramatic knockout in the sixth round. This third fight between the two is the last time that Pacquiao had his hand raised, and now after 11 months out of the ring, the Filipino legend returns in just five days to face the eager and always-exciting Rios in Macao.