Eusebio Pedroza vs. Barry McGuigan

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Pedroza goes down in round seven.

1985-06-08 : Barry McGuigan 125¾ lbs beat Eusebio Pedroza 126 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15


  • Pedroza's purse was over $1 million, and McGuigan's was $100,000.
  • There was a crowd of 26,000.
  • McGuigan's father, Pat McGuigan, sang "Danny Boy" in the ring before the fight.
  • Pedroza had been champion since April 1978 and had successfully defended the title nineteen times.
  • McGuigan floored Pedroza in the seventh round.