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'P/O' Matthew 'Nutty' Curran

W L D
43 35 3
36 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 86
rounds 620
KOs 42%
 
global ID 622129
alias'One Punch Nutty'
born 1882-00-00
death date1938-00-00 / age 56
debut1908-10-09 / age 26
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
residence
Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
birth place
Lisdeen, County Clare, Ireland

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1921-08-29
196Colin Bell20044 15 2
Hippodrome, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LRTD5/20
 L 
RTD
5/20
  
referee: Joe Wallis
The Referee August 31, 1921
1920-02-16
Harry (Rocky) Knight1 6 0
Drill Hall, Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
W KO6/15
 W  
KO
6/15
  
1920-01-16
Seaman Powell7 5 0
Barton Hill Baths, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Joe Palmer
Western Daily Press - Saturday 17 January 1920
1919-12-26
Harry Croxon5 10 0
Drill Hall, Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
NNC1/15
 N 
NC
1/15
  
referee: George Beckett
Declared a no-contest despiite Croxon being counted out in the 1st round.
1919-11-05
Arthur Townley9 2 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LRTD7/15
 L 
RTD
7/15
  
1919-10-25
Seaman Costello0 1 0
Public Rooms, Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom
W KO3/15
 W  
KO
3/15
  
1919-10-10
Fred Fulton46 7 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LRTD4/15
 L 
RTD
4/15
  
1919-07-04
Seaman Powell2 3 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
1919-06-09
Tom Berry6 2 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
1919-04-21
Eddie McGoorty59 10 9
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W RTD8/15
 W  
RTD
8/15
  
1919-03-31
P.O Smalesdebut
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W KO3/15
 W  
KO
3/15
  
1918-08-28
Harry Curzon16 7 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
1917-09-10
Jack Curphey4 2 0
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
LTKO3/15
 L 
TKO
3/15
  
1917-05-04
Harry Curzon13 3 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ3/15
 L 
DQ
3/15
  
1916-12-08
Bandsman Dick Rice26 10 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1916-03-31
Bombardier Billy Wells25 6 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LKO5/20
 L 
KO
5/20
  
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1914-08-02
Charles Kid McCoy84 7 10
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1914-07-10
Con O'Kelly11 3 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LTKO8/20
 L 
TKO
8/20
  
vacant Irish heavyweight title
Billed as being for the vacant Irish heavyweight title.
1914-06-05
Kid Jackson13 9 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LRTD4/20
 L 
RTD
4/20
  
1914-05-25
Jim Savage17 7 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Dick Burge
Daily Mirror - Tuesday 26 May 1914 P 14
1914-05-08
Kid Jackson13 8 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W DQ8/20
 W  
DQ
8/20
  
Jackson disqualified for a butt.
1914-04-23
Colin Bell33 7 2
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W DQ10/15
 W  
DQ
10/15
  
referee: John H. Thwaites
Daily Mirror - Friday 24 April 1914 P 14
1914-03-27
Louis Robur3 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO3/15
 W  
KO
3/15
  
referee: JT Hulls
1914-02-28
Hawker Wilson1 4 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W RTD8/20
 W  
RTD
8/20
  
1914-01-24
Sam Langford83 8 21
Luna Park Arena, Paris, Paris, France
LKO1/20
 L 
KO
1/20
  
time: 0:30
1914-01-16
Gunner McMurray0 4 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W RTD3/20
 W  
RTD
3/20
  
1913-12-19
Harry Smith13 11 2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO1/15
 W  
KO
1/15
  
time: 0:18
Smith ko'd by a right to the jaw.
1913-11-28
Harry Smith13 10 2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1913-08-25
187Pat Doran2229 6 0
Melbourne Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
LDQ2/20
 L 
DQ
2/20
  
referee: Owen Moran
Curran disqualified for a low blow.
1913-08-16
Bill Lang25 11 1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1913-05-03
Bill Lang24 11 1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1913-01-10
Gunner Ellis1 0 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO1/20
 W  
KO
1/20
  
1912-12-20
Dan Voyles1 0 0
The King's Hall, London Road, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
LDQ3/20
 L 
DQ
3/20
  
referee: Eugene Corri
Irish heavyweight title
Curran disqualified for throwing his opponent.
1912-12-06
Gaston Pigot2 4 0
The King's Hall, London Road, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
LDQ9/20
 L 
DQ
9/20
  
referee: Bruce Logan
An eliminator for the vacant European heavyweight title. Curran disqualified for holding.
1912-11-13
Herbert Sinnott14 17 4
Cossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W TKO2/20
 W  
TKO
2/20
  
Billed as for the Irish heavyweight title. Sinott halted due to a cut eye.
1912-09-23
199George Rodel13 4 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
LDQ16/20
 L 
DQ
16/20
  
referee: Dick Burge
Curran disqualified for use of the head. Both boxers cut due to head clashes.
1912-09-02
Gunner Moir14 8 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/20
 W  
TKO
1/20
  
time: 1:25
Billed:British Heavyweight Title
1912-08-10
Gustave Mathuindebut
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W RTD8/20
 W  
RTD
8/20
  
1912-04-22
Fred Storbeck4 3 1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
LDQ13/20
 L 
DQ
13/20
  
Curran disqualified for a low blow.
1912-03-29
George Rodel8 2 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ1/15
 L 
DQ
1/15
  
referee: Mr Murray
Curran disqualified for hitting his opponent whilst he was down.
1912-03-15
George Rodel7 2 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: John H. Thwaites
1912-02-26
George Gunther8 10 6
American Skating-Rink, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Gunther down in the 8th round.
1912-01-20
Charles Kid McCoy83 7 10
Palais de la Jetée-Promenade, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1912-01-12
Fred Storbeck1 2 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ3/20
 L 
DQ
3/20
  
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Billed:British Empire Heavyweight Title. Curran disqualified for a low blow.
1911-12-29
'Gunner' Mick Healey0 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO7/15
 W  
KO
7/15
  
1911-12-01
Battling Jim Johnson8 2 2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W DQ4/20
 W  
DQ
4/20
  
Johnson disqualified for hitting and holding.
1911-11-22
George Gunther8 9 5
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, France
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
Gunter down in the 14th. Bout halted temporarily in the 16th when the elastic in Curran's shorts broke.
1911-10-20
Bob Scanlon8 4 4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ1/20
 L 
DQ
1/20
  
Curran disqualified for throwing his opponent.
1911-10-13
Hubert Roc3 2 2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W TKO4/20
 W  
TKO
4/20
  
Roc down once in rounds one and two and four times in the 4th.
1911-09-15
Bob Scanlon7 4 4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ3/20
 L 
DQ
3/20
  
Curran disqualified for hitting on the break. Scanlon down four times.
1911-08-11
Bill Flynndebut
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO1/20
 W  
KO
1/20
  
1911-08-04
Herbert Sinnott14 16 4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO3/20
 W  
KO
3/20
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Billed:British & British Empire Heavyweight Title. Sinnott suffered a broken left arm
1911-06-30
Fred Storbeck1 0 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
NNC6/20
 N 
NC
6/20
  
referee: Tom Scott
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Billed:British Empire Heavyweight Title Both men disqualified for continual clinching and wrestling.
1911-05-19
Salinas Jack Burns6 5 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO14/20
 W  
KO
14/20
  
1911-03-31
Jack Scales37 23 4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO4/15
 W  
KO
4/15
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Billed: British Heavyweight title
1911-02-24
Porky Dan Flynn16 4 5
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ2/20
 L 
DQ
2/20
  
referee: JT Hulls
Curran disqualified for misuse of the head.
1911-01-18
Bill Lang22 6 1
Olympia AC, London, United Kingdom
W DQ1/20
 W  
DQ
1/20
  
referee: Eugene Corri
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Lang hit Curran while he was down
Newcastle Journal - Thursday 19 January 1911
1910-12-11
Gunner Harry Hewitt3 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W RTD2/20
 W  
RTD
2/20
  
Billed: British Heavyweight title. A ring post collapsed during the 1st round and both men were sent to their dressing rooms while the ring was repaired. Twice the boxers fell out over the ropes at which point Hewitt walked back to his corner saying that he had 'Had enough'
1910-11-18
Alf Langford2 0 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ1/15
 L 
DQ
1/15
  
referee: JT Hulls
Curran disqualified for hitting his opponent whilt he was in the act of rising from a knockdown.
1910-10-30
Jewey Smith21 9 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO3/20
 W  
KO
3/20
  
Billed: British Heavyweight title
1910-09-26
Jewey Smith21 9 1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
NNC7/20
 N 
NC
7/20
  
referee: Mr Humphreys
Billed: British Heavyweight title. Both men disqualified fo 'Hitting in the clinches'
1910-08-31
Peter Ricedebut
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO1/15
 W  
KO
1/15
  
time: 0:30
Billed:British Heavyweight title
1910-08-18
Jem Roche13 4 0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
W KO6/20
 W  
KO
6/20
  
Irish heavyweight title
Roche down four times in the 6th round.
1910-08-05
Seaman Grantdebut
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO2/15
 W  
KO
2/15
  
Billed: British Heavyweight title. Grant down 8 times in the 1st and 4 in the 2nd.
1910-06-28
'Cyclone' Billy Warren2 6 0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
NNC7/20
 N 
NC
7/20
  
referee: JT Hulls
Both men disqualified for not trying.
1910-05-23
Gunner Moir13 6 0
Pavilion, Mountain Ash, Wales, United Kingdom
W DQ2/20
 W  
DQ
2/20
  
referee: JT Hulls
Billed: British Heavyweight title. Moir disqualified for hitting after the bell.
1910-04-15
Fred Drummond1 9 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO1/15
 W  
KO
1/15
  
time: 1:15
Billed:British Heavyweight title
1910-02-11
184Iron Hague13 2 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO15/20
 W  
KO
15/20
  
referee: JT Hulls
Billed as for the British heavyweight title. Curran cut by the right eye. Hague down three times in the 4th round and ko'd in the 15th by a right to the jaw.
1910-01-28
Fred Drummond1 8 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO2/20
 W  
KO
2/20
  
Drummond, down 4 times, retired with a dislocated thumb.
1910-01-14
Gunner Harry Hewitt1 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: JT Hulls
Lloyds Weekly News January 16, 1910 p 25
1909-12-17
Harry Croxton0 2 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W RTD7/15
 W  
RTD
7/15
  
time: 3:00
Croxton down once in the 1st and six times in the 7th.
1909-11-26
Eddie McGoorty28 0 7
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, Ireland
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1909-11-12
178Herbert Hall1920 4 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO1/15
 W  
KO
1/15
  
time: 1:35
Hall down three times. Curran cut on the jaw.
1909-10-20
Jack Ripper0 4 0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
W KO1/20
 W  
KO
1/20
  
Irish heavyweight title
1909-10-01
Young Johnny Johnson4 2 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1909-09-10
Albert McNamaradebut
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO4/15
 W  
KO
4/15
  
1909-08-27
James Doran3 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
NNC7/20
 N 
NC
7/20
  
Billed as being for the Royal Navy heavyweight title.
1909-08-06
James Doran2 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
Royal Navy Heavyweight Title
Lloyds Weekly News Sunday, August 08, 1909, London P 21
1909-05-28
Ben Taylor23 16 3
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
1909-05-07
Seaman Fred Broadbent0 2 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO5/15
 W  
KO
5/15
  
1909-04-02
Jack Ripper0 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W TKO3/15
 W  
TKO
3/15
  
1909-02-05
Corporal Smithdebut
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO9/15
 W  
KO
9/15
  
1909-01-22
Harry Croxtondebut
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO4/15
 W  
KO
4/15
  
1909-01-08
Geoff Thorne5 6 1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO0/0
 W  
KO
0/0
  
1908-12-18
Seaman J. Brewer0 1 0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
1908-10-09
Seaman Jim McDonalddebut
Royal Naval Barracks Gymnasium, Devonport, Devon, United Kingdom
LDQ1/4
 L 
DQ
1/4
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
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