Pacquiao vs. Marquez: Who won the first two fights?

By Eric Raskin

Photo Credit: Will Hart

The first battle between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, waged in 2004 at the MGM Grand, became an instant classic featuring one of the most stirring comebacks in boxing history. The rematch, fought almost four years later at Mandalay Bay, was arguably even more action-packed and punishing than the first fight. And both bouts were as controversial as they were thrilling – to this day, there is nothing resembling a consensus on who won either fight. Our roundtable of boxing experts, including Jim Lampley and Harold Lederman, follows the same trend: Everyone has a different perspective on who won and why.

> After hearing from the experts, cast your own vote on who deserved the victory in the first two fights, and who you think will win the third matchup.