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
Manager: Dave Gorman
Trainer: Paul Reyes
Cut Man: Ace Marotta
- Brother of fellow boxer and World Champion Bruce Curry. They were the first brothers to hold world titles at the same time.
- Fellow boxer Graylin Curry is also his brother.
- Named Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year for 1985 (along with Marvin Hagler).
- Named 3rd best welterweight of the 1980s by KO magazine.
- Record: usually listed as 400-4, but sometimes listed as 400-6.
- 1977 National Junior Olympics 132 lbs Champion.
- 1978 National AAU 139 lbs Champion vs. Bobby Joe Young.
- 1979 National AAU 147 lbs Champion.
- 1980 National Golden Gloves 147 lbs Champion vs. Jake Torrance.
- 1980 World Cup 147 lbs Champion.
- 1980 United States Olympic Team Member (147 lbs), did not compete due to U.S. boycott. Qualified by outpointing Davey Moore.
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