'It's Bad To Come Second' is a documentary on Barry McGuigan, former world featherweight champion and his ambition to regain the title. He talks about his career, his family and his relationship with his managers.

The programme was filmed in the run up to the fight in Manchester's G-Mex Centra on 31 May 1989 against Jim McDonell. 

The clip presented here shows the opening section of the programme with Barry McGuigan talking about his plans to win the world title again. He says he doesn't want to be second best.

This programme was broadcast on 30 May 1989.