Name: Donald Curry
Alias: Lone Star Cobra
Birth Name: Donald Sample
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Height: 5′ 9½″ / 177cm
Reach: 72″ / 183cm
Boxing Record: click
Managers: Dave Gorman, Akbar Muhammad
Trainer: Paul Reyes
Cut Man: Ace Marotta
- Curry's amateur boxing record is usually listed as 400-4, while some sources claim 400-6. Curry thinks he might have had more than 404 amateur bouts, but he is sure he lost only four times. 
- 1977 National Junior Olympics 132-pound Champion.
- 1978 National AAU 139-pound Champion. Defeated Bobby Joe Young in the final.
- 1979 National AAU 147-pound Champion. Defeated Ronnie Newton in the final.
- 1980 National Golden Gloves 147-pound Champion. Defeated Jake Torrance in the final.
- 1980 World Cup 147-pound Champion. Defeated Kamau Wanyuike in the final.
- 1980 United States Olympic Trials 147-pound Champion. Defeated Davey Moore in the final. Curry did not compete in the Olympics due to the U.S. boycott.
- Curry has a record of 9-5 (7 KOs) in world title fights.
- Curry has a record of 6-5 (2 KOs) against former, current or future world champions:
- Defeated Jun-Suk Hwang by a fifteen-round unanimous decision to win the vacant WBA Welterweight Championship on February 13, 1983.
- Defeated Marlon Starling by a fifteen-round unanimous decision to defend the IBF Welterweight Championship on February 4, 1984.
Curry had been awarded the title by the newly founded IBF before the fight. 
- Defeated WBC Welterweight Champion Milton McCrory by a second-round KO to become the Undisputed World Welterweight Champion on December 6, 1985.
- The Ring named Curry and Marvin Hagler Co-Fighters of the Year for 1985.
- Lost the Undisputed World Welterweight Championship to Lloyd Honeyghan by a sixth-round TKO on September 27, 1986.
Named The Ring Upset of the Year and KO Magazine Upset of the Year.
- Lost to WBA Super Welterweight Champion Mike McCallum by a fifth-round KO on July 18, 1987.
Named KO Magazine Knockout of the Year.
- Defeated Gianfranco Rosi by a ninth-round TKO to win the WBC Super Welterweight Championship on July 8, 1988.
- Lost the WBC Super Welterweight Championship to Rene Jacquot by a twelve-round unanimous decision on February 11, 1989.
Named The Ring Upset of the Year.
- KO Magazine named Curry the third best welterweight of the 1980s.
- NABF Welterweight Championship (1982)
- USBA Welterweight Championship (1982)
- USBA Junior Middleweight Championship (1987)
Sugar Ray Leonard
| WBA Welterweight Champion
1983 Feb 13 – 1986 Sep 27
| IBF Welterweight Champion
1984 Feb 4 – 1986 Sep 27
| WBC Welterweight Champion
1985 Dec 6 – 1986 Sep 27
| WBC Light Middleweight Champion
1988 Jul 8 – 1989 Feb 11