MMA Fighting has Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri live blog for round-by-round updates for one of the top boxing fights of the year.
The main event will start a little after 11:30 p.m. ET. Check out our Pacquiao vs. Algieri results page to find out what happened on the undercard. Pacquaio will defend his WBO welterweight title at the event and try to hand Algieri the first loss of his pro career.
Check out the Pacquiao vs. Algieri main event live blog below.
Round 1: Pacquiao opens southpaw while Algieri is orthodox. Pacquiao attacking early with left hands in the center of the ring against a largely defensive Algieri. Strong right hook, too, by Pacquiao. Straight right from Algieri also finds the mark.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao
Round 2: Left hook by Algieri, but his eye is swelling up. Pacquiao trying to flurry at the end of Algieri's punches. Left hand shot puts Algieri down. He says it's a slip, but given a ten count, anyway. Pacquiao is pressuring and finally scores a left hand, but Algieri's defensive fundamentals are strong. Right hand just misses for Algieri. Pacquiao looking to score when Algieri is against the ropes, but Algieri is on the move.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao (20-17)
Round 3: Decent right hand touches Algieri, but doesn't hurt him. Body shots now scoring, but left hoks land also for Algieri. Good right straight for Algieri. Good body shot lands for Pacquiao. Two-punch combo lands now for Pacquiao.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao (30-26)
Round 4: Pacquiao chasing a bit and landing a bit, but nothing substantive. Algieri having to evade a lot of blitzes by Pacquiao and eats two hard uppercuts as he tries to punch with him. Hard body shot now by Pacquiao. Good jab for Algieri. Pacquiao trying to time Algieri's jab and does, snapping Algieri's head back. Algieri lands his own right.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao (40-35)
Round 5: Algieri drives a right into Pacquiao's chin to open the frame. Hard body shot for Pacquiao, but Algieri is landing decent rights. Pacquiao throwing on the inside, but Algieri is defending tightly.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Algieri (49-45)
Round 6: The fighters trade body shots over the first 30 seconds. Pacquiao blitzes again, but only one or two shots sneak through as Algieri deftly defends. Left hand for Pacquiao crushes Algieri and sends him to the mat. He answers the standing 8-count and now Pacquiao drops him again, albeit the same one where the water as on the canvas.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-7 Pacquiao (59-52)
Round 7: Jab to the body by Algieri opens the round. Algieri sticking and moving as Pacquiao gives chase, but no one lands anything of consequence. Good left straight for Pacquiao finds the mark as he tries to crowd Algieri. Good body shot now for Algieri.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao (69-61)
Round 8: The two trade shots in the middle with Pacquiao getting slightly the better of it. Algieri backing up and eats a hard left straight for his efforts. Algieri not offering any real consistent offense. Another Pacquiao round.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao (79-70)
Round 9: Good left for Pacquiao, and another, although Algieri lands a glancing right. Out of nowhere, Pacquiao lands a monster left that sends Algieri crashing to the mat. He makes the 8-count and Pacquiao nearly finishes him. Somehow he makes it out of the round.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-8 Pacquiao (89-78)
Round 10: Pacquiao is all over poor Algieri and while the American is boxing as admirably as he can, but really has nothing for Pacquiao at this point. Left hook now for Pacquiao and Algieri's face is a bit of a mess. Hard body shot, too, for Pacquiao. This is getting hard to watch with another knockdown.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-8 Pacquiao (99-85)
Round 11: Left straight for Pacquiao as well as a body shot. Pacquiao is almost running him down at this point as Pacquiao continuously looks for openings and Algieri continuously defends. Good right lands for Pacquiao as Algieri moves left.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao (109-94)
Round 12: Pacquiao showing no signs of slowing down, although Algieri is moving well, too. Pacquiao lands an uppercut as Algieri scores with a right hook. Pacquiao tries to batter Algieri against the ropes, but the American evades. The round basically ends at that point with Pacquiao pushing forward and Algieri backtracking.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pacquiao (119-103)
OFFICIAL RESULT: Manny Pacquiao def. Chris Algieri via unanimous decision (119-103, 119-103, 120-102)