Manny Pacquiao showed he remains one of the planet's classiest fighters as he bounced back from his shocking knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez with a unanimous points victory over Brandon Rios.

There was more at stake in Macau than the WBO international welterweight title as 34-year-old Pacquiao, who dedicated the fight to his compatriots back in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan, looked to prove after successive defeats he was still among the world's best.

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  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines walks into the ring before his bout with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title fight on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: David Beckham watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Paris Hilton watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: David Beckham watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Paris Hilton watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Paris Hilton watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Paris Hilton watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Paris Hilton watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: David Beckham watches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (L) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Typhoon survivors watch the boxing match between Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios at the Tacloban Convention Center turned evacuation center in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, in Novemner 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching Pacquiao defeat Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Typhoon survivors cheer as they watch the boxing match between Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios at the Tacloban Convention Center turned evacuation center in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, in Novemner 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching Pacquiao defeat Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Typhoon survivors watch the boxing match between Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios at the Tacloban Convention Center turned evacuation center in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, in Novemner 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching Pacquiao defeat Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Typhoon survivors sing the national anthem as they watch the boxing match between Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios at the Tacloban Convention Center turned evacuation center in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, in Novemner 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching Pacquiao defeat Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Typhoon survivors cheer as they watch the boxing match between Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios at the Tacloban Convention Center turned evacuation center in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, in Novemner 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching Pacquiao defeat Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Typhoon survivors watch the boxing match between Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios at the Tacloban Convention Center turned evacuation center in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, in Novemner 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching Pacquiao defeat Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Paris Hilton speaks to Stephen Baldwin as they watch Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during the 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (L) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (top) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A ring girl displays a placard during a boxing bout at the 'Clash in Cotai' featuring Manny Pacquiao of the Phillipines in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Thousands of people celebrate in a public square as national boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is announced the winner of his bout against American Brandon Rios in Manila on November 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeat American Brandon Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Brandon Rios of the U.S. walks into the ring before his bout with Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title fight on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • BOX-PHILIPPINES-WEATHER-TYPHOON-PEOPLE,

    Typhoon survivors watch the boxing match between Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios at the Tacloban Convention Center turned evacuation center in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, in Novemner 24, 2013. Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration after watching Pacquiao defeat Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines prays before his bout with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title fight on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao (R) of the Philippines punches Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title fight on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao (R) of the Philippines punches Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title fight on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

  • Manny Pacquaio v Brandon Rios - The Clash In Cotai

    MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao (R) of the Philippines punches Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title fight on November 24, 2013 in Macau. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

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    Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (L) competes against Brandon Rios of the US during a welterweight boxing bout in Macau on November 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)