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Old 11-17-2012, 11:54 AM   #33
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Default Re: Is Donald Curry underated?

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Originally Posted by AlFrancis View Post
He certainly looked great during his prime. I think the weight definitely could of been factor in the Honeyghan fight although Honeyghan was really on fire that night.

Just watched the McCallum fight again it just oozes class from both fighters and i think on another night Curry might of won, he was handling Mike, a future ATG who was at his peak great until he shipped that left hook. Mike though even though he took some great shots just kept coming.
I think that one deserved a rematch, and it could have happened at MW I suppose. But don't think Curry ever was the same and Mike wanted the big names like Leonard, Hagler, Hearns etc.

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Talking about Curry fighting Hagler which at the time looked a great matchup makes you wonder how McCallum might of done against Hagler circa 85-87.
Hagler started losing a step by then, and I think that would be enough for Mike to edge it. I think he was a better fighter than Leonard by 1987.
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