Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Randy Shields
1978-10-06 : Sugar Ray Leonard 147 lbs beat Randy Shields 143½ lbs by UD in round 10 of 10
- Location: Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
- Referee: Tom Kelly 49-43
- Judge: Ray Klingmeyer 47-44
- Judge: Harry Cecchini 48-45
- Unofficial AP scorecard: 48-43 Leonard
- Fight Poster
- Shields outpointed Leonard to win the 1973 National AAU Light Welterweight Championship.
- Shields was ranked second by the NABF and fifth by the WBC.
- A crowd of 10,061 produced a gate of $77,434.
- Leonard accidentally hit referee Tom Kelly with a left hook as Kelly was trying to separate the fighters in the ninth round. Kelly suffered a cut left eye and was replaced by judge Harry Cecchini.
- The Associated Press reported: "There were no knockdowns, although Shields was reeling slightly under a furious attack in the final 30 seconds."