"The little man from Clones Is the featherweight champion of the world”

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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
  • Contributor
    Jimmy Magee
    Reg Gutteridge
  • 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.

  • Information

    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
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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