Name: Donald Curry
Alias: Lone Star Cobra
Birth Name: Donald Sample
Nationality: US American
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 boxers Bruce Curry and Graylin Curry. Bruce and Donald were the first brothers to hold world titles at the same time.
- Named The Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year for 1985 (along with Marvin Hagler).
- Named the 3rd best welterweight of the 1980s by KO Magazine.
- Curry's amateur boxing record is usually listed as 400-4, but sometimes it's listed as 400-6.
- 1977 National Junior Olympics 132 lbs Champion.
- 1978 National AAU 139 lbs Champion. Defeated Bobby Joe Young in the final.
- 1979 National AAU 147 lbs Champion. Defeated Ronnie Newton in the final.
- 1980 National Golden Gloves 147 lbs Champion. Defeated Jake Torrance in the final.
- 1980 World Cup 147 lbs Champion. Defeated Kamau Wanyuike in the final.
- 1980 United States Olympic Trials 147 lbs Champion. Defeated Davey Moore in the final. Curry did not compete in the Olympics due to U.S. boycott.
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