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Bruce Curry boxer

Bruce Curry image
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 9½″/176cm
Debut 1976-09-09
Born 1956-03-29
Nationality USA
Residence Fort Worth, Texas, USA
bouts
42
won
34
lost
8
draw
0
bouts
42
won
34
lost
8
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 9½″/176cm
Debut 1976-09-09
Born 1956-03-29
Nationality USA
Residence Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Curry was a two-time Texas Golden Gloves Champion and runner-up to Sugar Ray Leonard at the 1976 U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials. Curry reportedly had an amateur record of 315-11.Curry turned professional in 1976 and won his first fourteen professional fights. On November 18, 1977, he fought Wilfred Benitez, the former WBA Junior Welterweight Champion. Curry knocked Benitez down three times but lost by a controversial ten-round split decision.

Curry was a two-time Texas Golden Gloves Champion and runner-up to Sugar Ray Leonard at the 1976 U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials. Curry reportedly had an amateur record of 315-11.Curry turned professional in 1976 and won his first fourteen professional fights. On November 18, 1977, he fought Wilfred Benitez, the former WBA Junior Welterweight Champion. Curry knocked Benitez down three times but lost by a controversial ten-round split decision.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 29, 1986 Tomas Negro Garcia LLLLLL Casa de Amistad, Harlingen WIN
Majority decision
Jan. 29, 1984 Billy Costello WWWWWW Civic Center, Beaumont World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 19, 1983 Leroy Haley WWWWWL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
July 7, 1983 Hidekazu Akai WWWWWW Kinki University Auditorium, Osaka World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 18, 1983 Leroy Haley WWWWWW Dunes Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 19, 1983 Tyrone Rackley LWLLWW Convention Center, Reno WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 17, 1982 Ronnie Shields WWWWWW Civic Arena, Saint Joseph USBA Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 25, 1982 Danny Favella LLLLLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USBA Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
Jan. 26, 1982 Edward Nuno WLWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USBA Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 1, 1981 Mark Ibanez WWWWWL Blaisdell Center Arena, Honolulu WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 4, 1981 Steve Hearon WWWWLL Billy Bob's Texas, Fort Worth LOSS
Technical knockout
June 2, 1981 Pablo Gomez LLLLLL Billy Bob's Texas, Fort Worth WIN
Technical knockout
May 6, 1981 Ron Cummings DWWDDL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Points
Jan. 15, 1981 Alejo Rodriquez WWWWLD Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth WIN
Points
Sept. 25, 1980 Andres Ramirez WWWLWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 1980 Greg Stephens WLWWLW The Aladdin, Las Vegas NABF Welterweight

LOSS
KO
Jan. 18, 1980 Jimmy Jackson WLWLLL Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Sept. 25, 1979 Greg Stephens WLWLWW Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
June 28, 1979 Thomas Hearns WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOSS
KO
April 14, 1979 Willie Rodriguez WWLLWW Superdome, New Orleans WIN
KO
Feb. 24, 1979 Clinton McKenzie WWWWWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 5, 1978 Wade Hinnant WWWWLW Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 27, 1978 Adolfo Viruet WLWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 9, 1978 Domingo Ayala LWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOSS
Technical knockout
April 7, 1978 Monroe Brooks LWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles NABF Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 18, 1978 Luis Resto WWWDWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 4, 1978 Wilfred Benitez DWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Majority decision
Jan. 26, 1978 Minoru Sugiya WWWWWW WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1977 Wilfred Benitez WDWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 19, 1977 Julio Gomez WLLWWW Civic Auditorium, Stockton WIN
KO
July 17, 1977 Lion Furuyama WWWWWW Korakuen Hall WIN
Technical knockout
May 25, 1977 Rudy Barro LWLWWW Stockton WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 1977 Juan Antonio Merlo WWWWWW Stade Louis II, Fontvieille WIN
Unanimous decision
May 15, 1977 Buffalo Suzuki WWWWLW WIN
KO
April 15, 1977 Rafael Rodriguez WLWWWL Dickinson High School, Jersey City WIN
Split-decision
April 4, 1977 Jimmy Jackson WLWWWL Sahara Hotel & Casino, Space Center, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 21, 1977 Freddie Washington WWWWD Sahara Hotel & Casino, Space Center, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 10, 1976 Clarence Howard WWLWWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 4, 1976 Chris Gonzalez WWLDWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 27, 1976 Jorge Morales WWWWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 5, 1976 Willie Hearne W Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos WIN
KO
Sept. 9, 1976 Bruce Henderson WW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points