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Eusebio Pedroza vs Jorge Lujan

Eusebio Pedroza vs Jorge Lujan

Date: 2nd February 1985

Venue: Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama

Title: WBA World Featherweight Title

Promoted by: Panaprom

Tv: NBC Sportsworld

Eusebio Pedroza
( 37 - 3 - 1 )
Weight: 126 lbs

Jorge Lujan
( 27 - 7 - 0 )
Weight: 126 lbs

Pedroza made the 20th defence of the title he had won seven years earlier against Spaniard Cecilio Lastra, at home at the Gimnasio Nuevo Panama in Panama City against fellow countryman Lujan (27-7-0). Pedroza won a comfortable unanimous decision.

Scores: Rudy Jordan 146-141 | Humberto Figueroa 147-140 | Rodolfo Hill 148-139.

Pedroza lost his title four months later when he travelled to London, England to take on Irishman Barry McGuigan in front of 26,00 screaming fans at Loftus Road Football Stadium.

Eusebio Pedroza vs Jorge Lujan