Pipino Cuevas vs. Randy Shields

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Cuevas lands a right against Shields.

Pipino Cuevas 147 lbs beat Randy Shields 142 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15


  • The fight was postponed four times. It was rescheduled once because Cuevas had a sore throat. The last postponement was caused by an injury to Shields' left arm.
  • Cuevas was a heavy betting favorite.
  • Cuevas received $80,000, plus a share of Mexican TV revenue. Shields was guaranteed $25,000.
  • There were no knockdowns in the bout.
  • This was the first time Cuevas was forced to go the distance in a title defense.

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