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Boxing Chronicles Scorecard: Pacquiao -vs- Marquez II

Tonight on HBO Boxing After Dark, linear lightweight champion Joel Casamayor will meet undefeated WBO interim champion Michael Katsidis in lightweight fight scheduled for 12 rounds. Prior to the live telecast, however, those who did not see the rematch on HBO PPV from last week between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will have a chance to see the replay on HBO tonight. As we all know, Pacquiao emerged victorious by a razor thin split decision victory that has been debated amongst boxing experts, media, and fans all week. The three official judges scored the fight 115-112 Marquez, 115-112 and 114-113 for Pacquiao. If you are watching the fight for the first time and would like to score it for yourself, feel free to compare your score to mine. Here is how I scored Pacquiao/Marquez II, round by round, in what was a see saw battle with a number of hotly contested close rounds.

Round 1: 10-9 Marquez
Round 2: 10-9 Marquez Total: 20-18 Marquez
Round 3: 10-8 Pacquiao Total: 28-28
Round 4: 10-9 Pacquiao Total: 38-37 Pacquiao
Round 5: 10-9 Marquez Total: 47-47
Round 6: 10-9 Marquez Total: 57-56 Marquez
Round 7: 10-9 Pacquiao Total: 66-66
Round 8: 10-9 Marquez Total: 76-75 Marquez
Round 9: 10-9 Pacquiao Total: 85-85
Round 10: 10-9 Pacquiao Total: 95-94 Pacquiao
Round 11: 10-9 Marquez Total: 104-104
Round 12: 10-9 Marquez

Total: 114-113 (7-5) Juan Manuel Marquez