Bull Curry

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Title History

 

  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Danny McShain (March 6, 1953);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Ray Gunkel (May 7, 1954);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Danny McShain (????, 1956);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Don Evans (March 26, 1956);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Art Neilson (September 28, 1956);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Fritz Von Erich (????, 1958);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating ?????? (March ??, 1958);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Joe Christie (April 7, 1959);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Danny McShain (December 10, 1960);
  • BTW (Big Time Wrestling) United States Heavyweight title defeating Frank Scarpa (????, 1962);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating ????????? (March ??, 1962);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Jack Dalton (March 20, 1962);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Tony Borne (January 21, 1963);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Lucas Pertano defeating Pampero Firpo & Tony Borne (January 29, 1963);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Rock Hunter (Febuary 25, 1963);
  • BTW (Big Time Wrestling) United States Heavyweight title defeating Frank Scarpa (May ??, 1963);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Jack Dalton (May 16, 1963);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Louie Tillet (November 15, 1963);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating ????????? (????, 1964);
  • NWA (Texas) International Tag Team titles w/Fred Curry defeating Kurt & Kart Von Stroheim (July 20, 1964);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Killer Karl Kox (August ??, 1964);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating The Wrestler (November 30, 1964);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Killer Karl Kox (May 17, 1965);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating ???????? (????, 1967);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Brute Bernard (September ??, 1967);
  • NWA (Ohio) World Tag Team titles w/Fred Curry defeating Nicoli & Boris Volkoff (December 1967);
  • NWA (Toronto) International Tag Team titles w/Tiger Jeet Singh defeating Bulldog Brower & Billy Watson (May 26, 1968);

 

Career Highlights

In the Beginning:

  • Bull Curry (Fred Khoury) is of Lebanese descent, although it was never played up in the wrestling arena..
  • Bull Curry at age sixteen joined the circus, where in the true nature of Carney lore, he took on all comers in the big top’s ring..
  • 1940: Bull Curry boxed Jack Dempsey in Detroit at the Fairground Coliseum..
  • Bull Curry is the father of Flyin’ Fred Curry and the grandfather of Flyin’ Fred Curry Jr..Getting into the Business:
  • Bull Curry headlined cards all over the world and wrestled legends such as Gorgeous George, Dory Funk Sr., Don Leo Jonathon, etc..
  • Bull Curry’s style was so chaotic and unparalleled that they created the Brass Knucks title for him..
  • ~~~During a match that took place in Texas, an angry fan dumped a bucket of yellow paint over Bull Curry’s head!The Currys (Bull & Fred Curry):
  • December 1967: The Currys (Bull & Fred) defeated Nicoli & Boris Volkoff to win the NWA (Ohio) World Tag Team titles..
  • March 1968: Bull Curry & Fred Curry engaged in a bloody feud with the The Continetals (Dapper Dan & Tony Christie)..
  • Summer 1968: Bull Curry engaged in a feud with a newcomer to the wrestling business, Thunderbolt Patterson..The Death of Bull Curry:
  • March 8, 1985: Bull Curry passed away..