13 Nov '11, 6am

Boxing: Pacquiao edges Marquez by majority decision

Boxing: Pacquiao edges Marquez by majority decision

LAS VEGAS, Nevada: Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao edged Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez by a majority decision Saturday, stretching his win streak to 15 fights with a narrow verdict in a thrilling slugfest. Two judges handed Pacquiao the victory by margins of 116-112 and 115-113 while the third scored the fight a 114-114 draw, giving the Asian southpaw two triumphs and a draw against Marquez and possibly a rematch with him next May. "It was clear to me that I won. I clearly won," Pacquiao said. But the result prompted a chorus of boos from Marquez supporters so loud that Pacquiao's post-fight comments into a microphone could not be heard, a harsh end to an exchange-filled fight that drew cheers from start to finish. "The fans are fans of Marquez. I understand how they feel," Pacquiao said. "But I blocked a lot of his punches. He's a counter puncher. He head-butted me a l...

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