• Pacquiao made a bright start with his trademark come-forward aggression
  • But Marquez, 38, soon found his range as he rolled back the years
  • His counter-punching was causing Pacquiao all sorts of problems in the middle rounds
  • After being told by his corner he was behind, Pacquiao found a second wind in rounds nine and 10
  • But Marquez responded in the final two rounds as the pair once again went the distance
  • Marquez celebrated after the final bell, convinced he had finally done enough to get the decision
  • Pacquiao's body language backed up Marquez's confidence
  • But the judges did not see it that way, Pacquiao announced as winner by majority decision amid boos from the crowd
  • The Filipino was given the nod by margins of 116-112 and 115-113 - while the third judge scored it a 114-114 draw
  • The verdict at least went well among Pacquiao's fans in the Philippines
  • Pacquiao kept hold of his WBO welterweight belt and can look ahead to a possible showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jnr

Pacquiao v Marquez III

Pacquiao made a bright start with his trademark come-forward aggression