Donald Curry vs. Tony Montgomery

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1987-02-07 : Donald Curry 153½ lbs beat Tony Montgomery 154 lbs by DQ at 2:29 in round 5 of 12


  • Montgomery was knocked down once in the second round and twice in the fourth.
  • Referee James Molinell twice (in rounds four and five) deducted points from Montgomery for head-butting and disqualified him at 2:29 of round five for another head-butt. After the disqualification, a furious Curry hit Montgomery from behind with a right to the head. Curry and Montgomery were fined $2,500 apiece by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.