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Donald Curry boxer

Donald Curry image
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 9½″/177cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 1980-12-26
Born 1961-09-07
Nationality USA
Residence Fort Worth, Texas, USA
bouts
40
won
34
lost
6
draw
0
bouts
40
won
34
lost
6
draw
0
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 9½″/177cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 1980-12-26
Born 1961-09-07
Nationality USA
Residence Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Curry's amateur record is usually listed as 400-4, but it is sometimes listed as 396-4 and 400-6. Curry thinks he might have had more than 404 bouts, but he is sure he had only four losses.Curry, at age 19, won his professional debut with a first-round knocked of Mario Tineo on December 26, 1980. "I didn't start thinking about turning pro until I was about 18," Curry said. "I didn't pay attention to the pro game. I couldn't have told you the names of more than two world champions, and they were Ray Leonard and Muhammad Ali."

Curry's amateur record is usually listed as 400-4, but it is sometimes listed as 396-4 and 400-6. Curry thinks he might have had more than 404 bouts, but he is sure he had only four losses.Curry, at age 19, won his professional debut with a first-round knocked of Mario Tineo on December 26, 1980. "I didn't start thinking about turning pro until I was about 18," Curry said. "I didn't pay attention to the pro game. I couldn't have told you the names of more than two world champions, and they were Ray Leonard and Muhammad Ali."

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 9, 1997 Emmett Linton LWWWWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas International Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 1997 Gary Jones DLLLLW Winnipeg WIN
KO
June 1, 1991 Terry Norris WWWWWW Radisson Resort, Palm Springs World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
KO
Oct. 18, 1990 Michael Nunn WWWWWW Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

LOSS
KO
Aug. 17, 1990 Jose Antonio Martinez WWWWWL Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Dec. 26, 1989 Brett Lally WWWWWW Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 11, 1989 Rene Jacquot WWWWWW Palais des Sports, Grenoble World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 3, 1989 Mike Sacchetti WWLLLL UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans WIN
Technical knockout
July 8, 1988 Gianfranco Rosi WWWWWW Portosole, San Remo World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 3, 1988 Lupe Aquino WWWWWL Palazzo Dello Sport, Genoa WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 8, 1987 Rigoberto Lopez WLWWLL Country Club, Reseda WIN
KO
July 18, 1987 Mike McCallum WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

LOSS
KO
April 4, 1987 Carlos Santos WWWWLW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas USBA Super Welterweight

WIN
DQ
Feb. 7, 1987 Tony Montgomery WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas vacant USBA Super Welterweight

WIN
DQ
Sept. 27, 1986 Lloyd Honeyghan WWWWWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
March 9, 1986 Eduardo Rodriguez WWWWWW Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth World Boxing Association World Welterweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 6, 1985 Milton McCrory WWWWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Association World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
KO
June 22, 1985 Pablo Baez WLWLWW Trump Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 30, 1985 James Green WLWLWW Moody Coliseum, Dallas WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 19, 1985 Colin Jones WWDLWW National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Association World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 22, 1984 Nino La Rocca WWWLWW Chapiteau de l'Espace Fontvieille, Fontvieille International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Association World Welterweight

WIN
KO
April 21, 1984 Elio Diaz WWWWWW Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Association World Welterweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 4, 1984 Marlon Starling WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Association World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 3, 1983 Roger Stafford WWLWWW Stadio Municipale, Marsala World Boxing Association World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 13, 1983 Jun-Suk Hwang WWWWWW Tarrant Co Convention Center, Fort Worth vacant World Boxing Association World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 23, 1982 Marlon Starling WWWWWW Convention Hall, Atlantic City NABF Welterweight

USBA Welterweight

WIN
Split-decision
July 10, 1982 Adolfo Viruet WLDWWL Great Gorge Playboy Club, McAfee WIN
Unanimous decision
June 15, 1982 Jake Torrance WWWLWL Hyatt Regency Hotel, Nashville WIN
DQ
May 4, 1982 Bruce Finch WWWWWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas NABF Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 10, 1982 Mike Senegal WWWLWW Civic Center, Lake Charles WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 26, 1981 Curtis Ramsey LWWWWW Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 29, 1981 Vernon Lewis WLLLWL Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 22, 1981 Eddie Casper LWLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
July 2, 1981 Eddie Campbell LLLLWL Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
KO
May 28, 1981 Joe Moliere WWWWWL Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
April 23, 1981 Danny Favella WWLWLL Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth WIN
Technical knockout
March 26, 1981 Rigoberto Lopez DDLLW Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1981 Jerry Reyes LLWLLL Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 16, 1981 Juan Ramirez LLLWLL HemisFair Arena, San Antonio WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 26, 1980 Mario Tineo WWWWLL Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout