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'P/O' Matthew 'Nutty' Curran
Global ID622129
sexmale
birthdate 1882-00-00
death date 1938-00-00 (56)
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
alias'One Punch Nutty'
country United Kingdom
residencePlymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
birth placeLisdeen, County Clare, Ireland
won 43 (KO 36) + lost 35 (KO 8) + drawn 3 = 86
rounds boxed 620 KO% 41.86
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1921-08-29Colin Bell45-15-2
Hippodrome, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLRTD520x2
referee: Joe Wallis
The Referee August 31, 1921
1920-02-16Harry (Rocky) Knight1-4-0
Drill Hall, Bournemouth, Dorset, United KingdomWKO615x3
1920-01-16Seaman Powell7-5-0
Barton Hill Baths, Bristol, Avon, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Joe Palmer
Western Daily Press - Saturday 17 January 1920
1919-12-26Harry Croxon5-10-0
Drill Hall, Bournemouth, Dorset, United KingdomNCNC115x3
referee: George Beckett
Declared a no-contest despiite Croxon being counted out in the 1st round.
1919-11-05Arthur Townley8-2-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLRTD715x3
1919-10-25Seaman Costello0-1-0
Public Rooms, Truro, Cornwall, United KingdomWKO315x3
1919-10-10Fred Fulton46-7-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLRTD415x3
1919-07-04Seaman Powell2-3-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1919-06-09Tom Berry6-2-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1919-04-21Eddie McGoorty59-10-9
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWRTD815x3
1919-03-31P.O Smales
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWKO315x3
1918-08-28Harry Curzon5-6-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
1917-09-10Jack Curphey4-2-0
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomLTKO315x3
1917-05-04Harry Curzon2-2-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ315x3
1916-12-08Bandsman Dick Rice21-9-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1916-03-31Bombardier Billy Wells25-6-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLKO520x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1914-08-02Charles Kid McCoy84-7-10
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1914-07-10Con O'Kelly10-3-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLTKO820x3
vacant Irish heavyweight title
Billed as being for the vacant Irish heavyweight title.
1914-06-05Kid Jackson13-9-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLRTD420x3
1914-05-25Jim Savage17-7-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1914-05-08Kid Jackson13-8-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWDQ820x3
Jackson disqualified for a butt.
1914-04-23Colin Bell34-7-2
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWDQ1015x3
referee: John H. Thwaites
Western Daily Press - Friday 24 April 1914. Bell disqualified for a low blow.
1914-03-27Louis Robur3-1-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO315x3
referee: JT Hulls
1914-02-28Hawker Wilson1-4-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWRTD820x3
1914-01-24Sam Langford83-8-21
Luna Park Arena, Paris, Paris, FranceLKO120
time: 0:30
1914-01-16Gunner McMurray0-4-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWRTD320x3
1913-12-19Harry Smith13-11-2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO115x3
time: 0:18
Smith ko'd by a right to the jaw.
1913-11-28Harry Smith13-10-2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1913-08-25Pat Doran9-6-0
Melbourne Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLDQ220
referee: Owen Moran
Curran disqualified for a low blow.
1913-08-16Bill Lang25-11-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
1913-05-03Bill Lang24-11-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
1913-01-10Gunner Ellis1-0-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO120x3
1912-12-20Dan Voyles1-0-0
The King's Hall, London Road, Walworth, London, United KingdomLDQ320x3
referee: Eugene Corri
Irish heavyweight title
Curran disqualified for throwing his opponent.
1912-12-06Gaston Pigot2-4-0
The King's Hall, London Road, Walworth, London, United KingdomLDQ920x3
referee: Bruce Logan
An eliminator for the vacant European heavyweight title. Curran disqualified for holding.
1912-11-13Herbert Sinnott14-17-4
Cossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO220x3
Billed as for the Irish heavyweight title. Sinott halted due to a cut eye.
1912-09-23George Rodel13-4-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLDQ1620x3
referee: Dick Burge
Curran disqualified for use of the head. Both boxers cut due to head clashes.
1912-09-02Gunner Moir14-8-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWTKO120x3
time: 1:25
Billed:British Heavyweight Title
1912-08-10Gustave Mathuin
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWRTD820x3
1912-04-22Fred Storbeck4-3-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLDQ1320x3
Curran disqualified for a low blow.
1912-03-29George Rodel8-2-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ115x3
referee: Mr Murray
Curran disqualified for hitting his opponent whilst he was down.
1912-03-15George Rodel7-2-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: John H. Thwaites
1912-02-26George Gunther8-10-6
American Skating-Rink, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, FranceLPTS1010
Gunther down in the 8th round.
1912-01-20Charles Kid McCoy83-7-10
Palais de la Jetée-Promenade, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, FranceLPTS2020
1912-01-12Fred Storbeck1-2-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ320x3
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 KingdomWKO715x3
1911-12-01Battling Jim Johnson8-2-2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWDQ420x3
Johnson disqualified for hitting and holding.
1911-11-22George Gunther8-9-5
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceDPTS2020
Gunter down in the 14th. Bout halted temporarily in the 16th when the elastic in Curran's shorts broke.
1911-10-20Bob Scanlon8-4-4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ120x3
Curran disqualified for throwing his opponent.
1911-10-13Hubert Roc3-2-2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWTKO420x3
Roc down once in rounds one and two and four times in the 4th.
1911-09-15Bob Scanlon7-4-4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ320x3
Curran disqualified for hitting on the break. Scanlon down four times.
1911-08-11Bill Flynn
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO120x3
1911-08-04Herbert Sinnott14-16-4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO320x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Billed:British & British Empire Heavyweight Title. Sinnott suffered a broken left arm
1911-06-30Fred Storbeck1-0-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomNCNC620x3
referee: Tom Scott
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Billed:British Empire Heavyweight Title Both men disqualified for continual clinching and wrestling.
1911-05-19Salinas Jack Burns6-5-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO1420x3
1911-03-31Jack Scales37-23-4
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO415x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Billed: British Heavyweight title
1911-02-24Porky Dan Flynn16-4-5
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ220x3
referee: JT Hulls
Curran disqualified for misuse of the head.
1911-01-18Bill Lang22-6-1
Olympia AC, London, United KingdomWDQ120x2
referee: Eugene Corri
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Lang hit Curran while he was down
Newcastle Journal - Thursday 19 January 1911

1910-12-11Gunner Harry Hewitt3-1-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWRTD220x3
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'
1910-11-18Alf Langford2-0-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ115x3
referee: JT Hulls
Curran disqualified for hitting his opponent whilt he was in the act of rising from a knockdown.
1910-10-30Jewey Smith21-9-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO320x3
Billed: British Heavyweight title
1910-09-26Jewey Smith21-9-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomNCNC720x3
referee: Mr Humphreys
Billed: British Heavyweight title. Both men disqualified fo 'Hitting in the clinches'
1910-08-31Peter Rice
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO115x3
time: 0:30
Billed:British Heavyweight title
1910-08-18Jem Roche13-4-0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandWKO620
Irish heavyweight title
Roche down four times in the 6th round.
1910-08-05Seaman Grant
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO215x3
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, IrelandNCNC720
referee: JT Hulls
Both men disqualified for not trying.
1910-05-23Gunner Moir13-6-0
Pavilion, Mountain Ash, Wales, United KingdomWDQ220x3
referee: JT Hulls
Billed: British Heavyweight title. Moir disqualified for hitting after the bell.
1910-04-15Fred Drummond1-9-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO115x3
time: 1:15
Billed:British Heavyweight title
1910-02-11Iron Hague13-2-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO1520x3
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.
1910-01-28Fred Drummond1-8-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO220x3
Drummond, down 4 times, retired with a dislocated thumb.
1910-01-14Gunner Harry Hewitt1-1-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLPTS2020x2
referee: JT Hulls
Lloyds Weekly News January 16, 1910 p 25
1909-12-17Harry Croxton0-2-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWRTD715x3
time: 3:00
Croxton down once in the 1st and six times in the 7th.
1909-11-26Eddie McGoorty28-0-7
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandLPTS2020x2
1909-11-12Herbert Hall0-4-2
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO115x3
time: 1:35
Hall down three times. Curran cut on the jaw.
1909-10-20Jack Ripper0-4-0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandWKO120x2
Irish heavyweight title
1909-10-01Young Johnny Johnson4-2-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
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