Barry McGuigan beats Eusebio Pedroza on points to take the title as featherweight champion of the world.
- Title Boxing: WBA Featherweight Fight
- 1st Broadcast 08/06/1985
- ContributorJimmy Magee
- Clip Duration 00:04:00
- Material Type Audio
- Clip title "The little man from Clones Is the featherweight champion of the world”
- Extended description
Loftus Road in London: Eusebio Pedroza from Panama has been featherweight champion for seven years. But over the course of fifteen rounds, Barry McGuigan beats him on points to take the title.
Jimmy Magee and Reg Gutteridge are covering the fight for RTÉ Radio. At the end of the fight, Magee climbs into the ring to secure an interview with the new featherweight champion of the world.
This programme was broadcast on 8 June, 1985.
The accompanying image shows Barry McGuigan and Eusebio Pedroza.
- Local keywords Jimmy Magee, Barry McGuigan, Eusebio Pedroza, Reg Gutteridge, Eusebio Pedroza
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Sport
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1985
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier AA3263
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)