Eusebio Pedroza vs Rocky Lockridge
"Veteran Eusebio Pedroza of Panama, showing the poise and polish of a champion, made the 10th successful defense of his WBA featherweight title Saturday, scoring a grueling and highly controversial 15 round split decision over previously unbeaten Rocky Lockridge. Pedroza rallied in the 2nd half of the fight to defeat Lockridge, who was 16-0." -United Press International.
Unofficial UPI scorecard (scored by American correspondent Joe Carnicelli): 143-143 Draw
Post fight comments
"They put something in his mouth. It's clear violation of the rules. The rules say a fighter may take only clear water and that if anything else is taken he is subject to DQ. We went all over this at the rules meeting." -Lou Duva