(MACAU) — Manny Pacquiao (55-5-2; 38 KO) defeated Brandon Rios (31-2-1; 23KO) by unanimous decision on Sunday in his first match since losing to Juan Manuel Marquez last December.
Pacquiao dominated the fight from the opening bell, landing combinations that Rios was unable to match. The fight was scored 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 giving Pacquiao the WBO international welterweight championship.
Pacquiao’s last victory via knockout came in November 2009 against Miguel Cotto.
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