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The Ragamuffin Man: Recalling Lloyd Honeyghan's Famous Win over Donald Curry

Lloyd Honeyghan didn't care about Donald Curry's reputation. He wasn't bothered by betting odds, either. He just came to fight—and on September 27, 1986, that's exactly what he did. When he stepped between the ropes at the Caesars Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, few gave Honeyghan a chance of beating the undisputed welterweight champion of the world. The unbeaten Curry had knocked out Milton McCrory in a hurry at the end of the previous year to add the WBC title to the IBF and WBA belts already in his possession.
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