Manny Pacquiao vs. Marco Antonio Barrera (1st meeting)
2003-11-15 : Manny Pacquiao 125 lbs beat Marco Antonio Barrera 126 lbs by TKO at 2:56 in round 11 of 12
- Location: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
- Referee: Laurence Cole
- Judge: Ray Hawkins 97-90
- Judge: Gale E. Van Hoy 97-89
- Judge: Glen Rick Crocker 97-90
Referee waved off the fight when Trainer Rudy Perez stepped onto the ring apron. Pacquiao was ruled down in 1st when it appeared he slipped or was pushed. Barrera down in 3rd & 11th & penalized one point in 9th for hitting on the break.
Manny Pacquiao wins the RING magazine featherweight championship of the world.