Donald Curry vs. Carlos Santos

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1987-04-04 : Donald Curry 153 lbs beat Carlos Santos 153 lbs by DQ at 2:25 in round 5 of 12


  • Referee Carlos Padilla twice (in rounds four and five) deducted points from Santos for head-butting and disqualified him at 2:25 of round five for another head-butt.
  • In Curry's previous fight, his opponent, Tony Montgomery, was also disqualified in the fifth round for head-butting.
  • Curry and Santos fought in the temporary outdoor arena Caesars Palace erected for the fight between Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard, which took place two days later.