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Johnny Curley boxer

Johnny Curley image
Status inactive
Age 84
Division featherweight
Debut 1913-11-13
Born 1897-11-09
Death 1982-01-07
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Lambeth, London, United Kingdom
bouts
171
won
122
lost
31
draw
17
bouts
171
won
122
lost
31
draw
17
Status inactive
Age 84
Division featherweight
Debut 1913-11-13
Born 1897-11-09
Death 1982-01-07
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

From Lambeth, London, Curley made his professional debut in November 1913. By March 1925 he had fought over 100 times, winning more than 80 contests, including victories over Al Foreman, Ernie Izzard, Battling van Dijk, Billy Hindley, and Bugler Harry Lake.In March 1925 he beat George McKenzie on points over 20 rounds at the National Sporting Club to take the British featherweight title. He failed to win any of his next five fights, losing twice to Johnny Cuthbert, and a no contest decision against Phil Bond after both continued fighting after the end of the twelfth round. In October 1925 he was beaten on points by Jack Kid Berg.

From Lambeth, London, Curley made his professional debut in November 1913. By March 1925 he had fought over 100 times, winning more than 80 contests, including victories over Al Foreman, Ernie Izzard, Battling van Dijk, Billy Hindley, and Bugler Harry Lake.In March 1925 he beat George McKenzie on points over 20 rounds at the National Sporting Club to take the British featherweight title. He failed to win any of his next five fights, losing twice to Johnny Cuthbert, and a no contest decision against Phil Bond after both continued fighting after the end of the twelfth round. In October 1925 he was beaten on points by Jack Kid Berg.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 16, 1937 Al Church WDWLLL Corn Exchange, Reading LOSS
Technical knockout
May 28, 1931 Phil Richards LLWDDW LOSS
Corner retirement
May 17, 1931 Phil Richards LLLWDD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
March 22, 1931 Jack Donn LLLWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark DRAW
Points
Feb. 5, 1931 Harry Benton LWLLLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
Oct. 16, 1930 Jim Learoyd WWWWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
Oct. 9, 1930 Tom Daly WWLLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Sept. 1, 1930 Peter Nolan WWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark DRAW
Points
July 6, 1930 Ernie Izzard WWWWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Corner retirement
June 2, 1930 Sam Steward WDLWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark DRAW
Points
May 19, 1930 Billy Jones WDWWWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
April 6, 1930 Harry Brooks WLDWWW Premierland, Whitechapel DRAW
Points
March 21, 1930 Tom Daly WWWLLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
March 6, 1930 Pierre Godart WWLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Feb. 16, 1930 Solly Schwartz WWWLLL Premierland, Whitechapel LOSS
Points
Feb. 13, 1930 Frans Machtens DWLWLD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
Dec. 15, 1929 Jules Steyaert L Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
Dec. 5, 1929 Auguste Gyde LLWLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
May 26, 1929 Ginger Jones WLWWDD Premierland, Whitechapel LOSS
Points
April 15, 1929 Harry Corbett WLWLWD Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton LOSS
Points
March 8, 1929 Paul Noack LDWWDD Sportpalast, Schoeneberg LOSS
Points
Feb. 25, 1929 Alby Kestrell WWWWLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark DRAW
Points
Feb. 10, 1929 Young Clancy DWLLLL Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
Jan. 27, 1929 Harry Brooks WLWWWW Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
Jan. 20, 1929 Alby Kestrell DWWWWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
Nov. 26, 1928 Dom Volante WWLWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
KO
Oct. 22, 1928 Paddy Jones WDLDWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Sept. 16, 1928 Victor Crauc WLLDLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Aug. 29, 1928 Sammy Shack LLWWWW Orient Football Ground, Clapton WIN
DQ
July 8, 1928 Auguste Gyde LWWLWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
April 21, 1928 Paul Demsky LLWWWD Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1928 Billy (Bluey) Jones WWLWWL Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
March 3, 1928 Young Alde WW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Points
Jan. 7, 1928 Tommy Barber WWWWWW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Points
Oct. 3, 1927 Fernand Verhaegen WLLLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
July 31, 1927 Jack Hyams LWLWLL Premierland, Whitechapel LOSS
DQ
July 7, 1927 Frank Harvey WWWWLL Skating Rink, Ilford WIN
Technical knockout
June 26, 1927 Albert Jacks WWWWWL Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
KO
June 13, 1927 Filiberto Mery WDWWWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
May 16, 1927 Mick Hill WLWLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
April 3, 1927 Billy Streets WDWWDW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Feb. 6, 1927 Young Clancy LLLLWL Premierland, Whitechapel DRAW
Points
Jan. 24, 1927 Johnny Cuthbert WWWWWL National Sporting Club, Covent Garden National Sporting Club (1891-1929) British Featherweight

LOSS
Points
Dec. 26, 1926 Young Johnny Brown WWWWWL Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
Dec. 5, 1926 Jack Hyams WWWWDW Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
Nov. 1, 1926 Billy Hindley WWLLWW King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester BBBofC British Featherweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 18, 1926 Henri Hebrans DLLLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Sept. 23, 1926 Johnny Cuthbert DWWDDD Premierland, Whitechapel LOSS
Points
Sept. 4, 1926 Walter Price LWWLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Aug. 9, 1926 Mick Hill LWWLLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
July 12, 1926 Tommy Noble LLLLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
June 22, 1926 Edouard Mascart LWWWDW Cirque de Paris, Paris LOSS
DQ
June 14, 1926 Battling van Dijk LWLDLD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
April 26, 1926 Jack Jones WWLWWL Hippodrome, Cardiff WIN
Points
April 21, 1926 Deaf Burke LLLWLW Music Hall, Aberdeen WIN
Points
March 29, 1926 Harry Corbett WWWWWW National Sporting Club, Covent Garden National Sporting Club (1891-1929) British Featherweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 22, 1926 Jack Jones WWWLWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Feb. 8, 1926 Mick Hill WWWLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark DRAW
Points
Jan. 13, 1926 Bugler Harry Lake LLWWWW Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 7, 1925 Norm Radford WDLLLW Victoria Baths, Nottingham WIN
Points
Oct. 29, 1925 Jack 'Kid' Berg WWWWWW Premierland, Whitechapel LOSS
Points
Oct. 10, 1925 Marcel Devevey LWWDWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 1925 Phil Bond WWWWWW Premierland, Whitechapel
NC
Aug. 31, 1925 Norm Radford WLLWDW Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool DRAW
Points
Aug. 5, 1925 Joe Fox WLWWLL The Dome, Brighton DRAW
Points
July 5, 1925 Johnny Cuthbert WWWWWW Premierland, Whitechapel LOSS
Points
May 4, 1925 Johnny Cuthbert WWLWDW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
March 30, 1925 George McKenzie WWWLWW National Sporting Club, Covent Garden BBBofC British Featherweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 9, 1925 Charlie Stone LLLLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Jan. 22, 1925 Bugler Harry Lake WWLLLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Jan. 1, 1925 Bugler Harry Lake DWWLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
DQ
Dec. 15, 1924 Battling van Dijk WWLWWL Birmingham DRAW
Points
Nov. 20, 1924 Fred Bullions LLWLLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Nov. 3, 1924 George McKenzie WWWWWW Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton WIN
Points
Oct. 9, 1924 Phil Richards WWWDWW Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
Sept. 17, 1924 Knud Larsen WWWLWW Forum, Copenhagen LOSS
KO
Sept. 8, 1924 Harry Leach DWWWWL Premierland, Whitechapel DRAW
Points
Aug. 14, 1924 Young Bull DLWLWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Aug. 3, 1924 Billy Palmer DLWLWL Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
July 24, 1924 Billy Hindley WWWLLW Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Technical knockout
July 14, 1924 Joe (Young) Samuels WWDLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
June 16, 1924 Bugler Harry Lake WWLWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
May 18, 1924 Battling van Dijk WWWDDW Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
May 12, 1924 Young Bull WWWWDD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
May 4, 1924 Ernie Swash Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Points
April 20, 1924 Cast Iron Billy Hague WLWDDW Premierland, Whitechapel WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1924 Billy Hindley DWWLWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
March 3, 1924 George Hinds DLLWLD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 7, 1924 Jack (Young) Slattery LWLDWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Jan. 5, 1924 Young Bull WDWWLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Dec. 13, 1923 Walter Stanton WWLWLD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 12, 1923 Billy Atkins DWLWLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 22, 1923 Battling van Dijk WWWWLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 8, 1923 Johnny Brown WWLLWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Sept. 10, 1923 Jules Husson WWDWLD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 13, 1923 Ernie Izzard DWLLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
July 14, 1923 Billy Palmer WWWWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
May 31, 1923 Johnny Chislett WLWDDL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
May 14, 1923 Henri Orban WWLWLD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
April 11, 1923 Mike Blake WLWLWL Lancaster Road Baths, Kensington WIN
Corner retirement
March 29, 1923 Johnny Chislett LWWLWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark DRAW
Points
March 19, 1923 Corporal Albert Colcombe LLLLWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
March 1, 1923 Al Foreman WWWWDW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 18, 1923 George McKenzie WWDL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Corner retirement
Dec. 7, 1922 Danny Frush WWWLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
KO
Nov. 8, 1922 Fred Bullions LLWWLL National Sporting Club, Covent Garden WIN
Points
Oct. 30, 1922 Fred Bullions WLLWWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Oct. 19, 1922 Johnny Chislett WDWLLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Points
Oct. 9, 1922 Bill Handley LWLLLW National Sporting Club, Covent Garden DRAW
Points
Sept. 28, 1922 Benny Lee DWLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
KO
Aug. 17, 1922 Benny Thomas DWWLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
July 29, 1922 Corporal Albert Colcombe LDLWWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
June 24, 1922 Chris Langdon LWLWLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
May 25, 1922 Charlie Stone WLWWDW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
April 29, 1922 Jim Cartidge WWWWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
April 10, 1922 Jimmy Corp LWWWWW Holland Park Rink, Kensington WIN
Points
Feb. 18, 1922 Tibby Watson WLWLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Jan. 21, 1922 Arthur Abbott LLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Dec. 29, 1921 Bill Handley WDLD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Dec. 12, 1921 Eddie Kennedy LWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
KO
Dec. 3, 1921 Corporal Albert Colcombe LLWWLD The Dome, Brighton WIN
Points
Oct. 24, 1921 Nat Young Brooks DLLLWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Oct. 3, 1921 Fred Bullions W The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
July 21, 1921 Johnny Gibbons LL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
March 19, 1921 Patsy Coram WL Pound Lane Drill Hall, Willesden WIN
Points
Feb. 22, 1921 George Harrison WWLWWL Lime Grove Baths, Shepherd's Bush DRAW
Points
Jan. 13, 1921 Fred Fletcher LW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
May 13, 1920 Charlie Huggins L The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
March 12, 1920 Frank Morelli LLL Drill Hall, Yeovil WIN
Points
Feb. 19, 1920 Johnny Brown LWWLWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 18, 1920 Frank Morelli LL Drill Hall, Grays WIN
Points
Feb. 4, 1920 Charlie Williams LWWLLL Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton LOSS
Corner retirement
Jan. 12, 1920 Harry Miller The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 11, 1919 Harry Pullen LLWLW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Nov. 27, 1919 George Langham WWLWWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOSS
Corner retirement
Oct. 18, 1919 Jack Root WWLDWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Oct. 4, 1919 Young Greenwood LLLWLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
March 6, 1919 Jack Lyons LLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
DQ
Feb. 27, 1919 George Langham WWWWLW Holborn Stadium, Holborn LOSS
Corner retirement
Feb. 13, 1919 Billy Sheppard The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
KO
Feb. 10, 1919 Harry Cutting DW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 7, 1916 Alf Davison W The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Aug. 31, 1916 Billy Taylor LLLLLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
June 22, 1916 Harry Martin The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
June 8, 1916 Alf Davison West London Stadium, Marylebone LOSS
Points
Nov. 15, 1915 Billy Ralph West London Stadium, Marylebone DRAW
Points
Dec. 10, 1914 Young Tozer West London Stadium, Marylebone WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 1914 Young Hazell L Athletic Club, Lambeth WIN
Points
June 28, 1914 Young Hazell Rosemary AC WIN
Points
Jan. 22, 1914 Ted Fielder WW Curley A & BC, Lambeth WIN
Points
Nov. 13, 1913 Agell LLL Curley A & BC, Lambeth DRAW
Points