Manny Pacquiao vs. Marco Antonio Barrera (2nd meeting)

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2007-10-06 : Manny Pacquiao 130 lbs beat Marco Antonio Barrera 130 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Poster

Bout Summary

  • Pacquiao was the aggressor and outworked Barrera, who tried to keep the fight tactical. Barrera chose to trade in the fifth, his best round, however, for the most part Pacquiao outgunned the tentative Barrera.
  • Barrera was deducted a point for hitting after the break in round eleven.
  • Barrera sustained a cut under his right eye in round eleven.

Comments

- Barrera announced his retirement after the fight.
- Pacquiao plans to move to lightweight after the fight.
- Winner obliged by the WBC to fight Juan Manuel Marquez, but neither fighter is expected to take that fight.
- Marco Antonio Barrera has agreed to fight for the WBC International Title.
- Billed as a world title fight, WBC International belt is not a legitimate world title.
- See also: Manny Pacquiao vs. Marco Antonio Barrera (1st meeting)