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Cliff Curvis
Global ID29334
sexmale
birthdate 1927-11-19
death date 2009-04-22 (81)
divisionwelterweight
stancesouthpaw
country United Kingdom
residenceSwansea, Wales, United Kingdom
birth placeSwansea, Wales, United Kingdom
won 42 (KO 12) + lost 12 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 55
rounds boxed 419 KO% 21.82
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1953-03-22Gilbert Lavoine63-7-1
Palais de Mutualite, Paris, Paris, FranceLDQ1015
vacant EBU (European) welterweight title
1952-12-08Gerald Dreyer30-1-0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1515
referee: Cyril Baynes
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1952-08-20Danny Womber39-12-9
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
A close fight but Curvis had the edge according to Boxing News, August 27, 1952, page 14.
1952-07-24Wally Thom26-1-1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWKO915x3
referee: Jack Hart
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
BBBofC British welterweight title
1951-12-03Danny Womber33-10-7
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWDQ410x3
According to Boxing News, December 12, 1951, page 10, Curvis was ahead on points and shook Womber badly near the end of the fourth round. The bell to end the round sounded and Womber "continued the fight and in the flurry that followed struck what appeared to be a low blow. The referee separated the pair and awarded Curvis the decision." Womber later claimed to have not heard the bell.
1951-11-06Kay Kalio26-12-5
Drill Hall, Neath, Wales, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
1951-08-22Emmanuel Clavel25-17-6
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1951-07-05Wally Thom21-0-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLDQ912x3
referee: Peter Muir
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight Title
1951-04-30Billy Rattray30-6-2
Ice Rink, Ayr, Scotland, United KingdomWKO212x3
Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight Title
1951-03-06Stan Reypens28-6-1
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1950-09-13Eddie Thomas30-2-0
St Helens Ground, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
BBBofC British welterweight title
1950-07-19Charles Humez33-2-0
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomLPTS1010
1950-06-21Giel de Roode33-14-1
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1950-04-17Gwyn Williams55-12-1
Drill Hall, Abergavenny, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight Title
1950-03-20Harry Bos12-13-5
Drill Hall, Carmarthen, Wales, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1950-02-27Ernie Roderick112-23-4
Market Hall, Abergavenny, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1950-02-06Ric Sanders69-27-7
Gwyn Hall, Neath, Wales, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1949-10-31Gwyn Williams54-12-1
Market Hall, Abergavenny, Wales, United KingdomLKO58x3
1949-10-11Billy Thompson36-7-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1949-09-12Job Roos17-4-2
Ravenhill Garage, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1949-08-17Eddie Cardew22-6-4
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWKO58x3
1949-07-30Emmanuel Clavel20-8-1
Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1949-04-04Leandre Mateos5-11-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLTKO28x3
1949-01-31Harry Hughes37-12-3
Drill Hall, Abergavenny, Wales, United KingdomLTKO512x3
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Lightweight Title
1948-12-13Ivor Germain9-3-1
Market Hall, Abergavenny, Wales, United KingdomWKO510x3
1948-09-27Claude Dennington13-6-1
Pontypool, Wales, United KingdomWKO88x3
1948-07-26Peter Fallon48-11-2
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1948-06-17Andre Famechon35-11-5
Leyton Baths, Leyton, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1947-09-09Joseph Preys72-17-14
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1947-07-25Paddy Dowdall12-8-0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Irish lightweight title
1947-07-15Jan Nicolaas38-8-9
Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1947-06-02Ronnie James114-16-5
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWTKO710x3
Corner threw in towel. James down in round 3.
1947-05-19Andre Famechon25-8-5
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1947-03-03Tommy Davies26-11-2
Drill Hall, Neath, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1947-02-17Johnny Russell17-12-4
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-12-02Al Phillips59-8-3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLKO212x3
Eliminator for BBBofC British Featherweight Title
1946-11-05Tom Smith85-8-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-09-13Billy Marlow13-5-1
Judges Hall, Trealaw, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-09-04Germain Perez35-10-4
Ninian Park, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-08-28Bert Jackson68-24-5
Drill Hall, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-07-29Frankie Williams16-1-0
St Helens Ground, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Williams down twice in r1 and once in r2
1946-06-25Ben Duffy48-26-8
The Dome, Brighton, Sussex, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Duffy down in closing rounds
1946-06-11Eric Powell8-5-1
Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-04-16Louis Orsini20-10-8
Town Hall, Bow, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-03-19Billy Comerford4-4-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Comerford down in r7
1946-03-05Cliff Morris15-7-1
Seymour Hall, Marylebone, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Morris down in r4
1946-02-19Jim Brady58-34-11
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO48x3
Brady down twice in r2 and once in r4
1946-01-31Frankie Williams11-0-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLDQ710x3
referee: Jack Curphey
Curvis dq'd for persisting holding
1945-12-13Mickey Colbert25-6-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Jack Curphey
1945-11-06Cliff Anderson10-1-2
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1945-10-01Tommy Plowright34-20-5
Drill Hall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United KingdomWKO66x3
Boxing News October 10, 1945 P 14
1945-09-10Tommy Plowright34-18-5
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWPTS66x3
Boxing News September 12, 1945 P 15
1945-03-20Curly Roberts
Drill Hall, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWTKO36x3
1945-02-13Vernon Ball5-3-0
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1944-08-26Bryn Collins4-3-0
Brynamman, Wales, United KingdomWKO26x3

 
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