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Marquez knocks out Pacquiao in sixth

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A blood-splattered Juan Manuel Marquez survived a broken nose and standing eight count to beat Manny Pacquiao with a stunning knockout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. 

The 39-year-old Mexican connected with a straight right hand to Pacquiao's chin in the final second of the sixth round to knock the Filipino clean out.

Marquez had Pacquiao on the canvas as early as the third round, when a straight right counter punch dropped the 33-year-old Filipino - the first knockdown he had scored against him in four contests.

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