Found September 22, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
Derry Mathews brought a pair of knives to a gunfight Saturday night at Liverpool’s Olympia, halting rough and ready Curtis Woodhouse in the 4th round of their Commonwealth lightweight clash with a machete chop of a right hand. Rarely could Liverpool action man Mathews be associated with the term “buzzkill;” however, in scything down Woodhouse at the very point the match had come to the boil, that’s exactly what he accomplished here. And both he and his team will have been delighted as a result. Woodhouse, a former £1 million professional footballer, club manager and hellion, has managed to craft himself into a crowd-pleasing bruiser in the seven or so years since he exchanged kicking leather for the opportunity to throw it professionally. Without an amateur grounding, the Driffield man served his apprenticeship on the job -- a domestic gatekeeper who has pushed everyone that has tangled with him to the wire. Mathews, 34-4-2 (19), is about as value-for-money as a prize figh...
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