ON September 27 1986 Lloyd Honeyghan sealed his place among the very best of British by delivering one of the most impressive and important wins in history from a Brit fighter on the road.
His opponent was Donald Curry, the huge favourite with an unblemished 25-0 record – which was valued by the bookmakers at a much higher stock than Honeyghan’s own perfect 27-0 record. At stake were Curry’s WBC, WBA and IBF welterweight titles, but perhaps more importantly, the winner would be the undoubted, undisputed champion.
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