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Old 01-02-2013, 04:00 PM   #1
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I made a Monster Boxing History Quiz for the People of the Classic Forum Section.
64 Questions -Rules: Don't use boxrec or any other help. And don't read the answers of other people in this thread before doing the quiz yourself. It is only fun if we don't cheat (ourselves).
Thank you.

It is easy to write the answers down: just reply to my post (click on "quote") and then write your answers right below the questions (inside my comment)
I will personally go through all your answers and tell you afterwards how many you got right.

So Here are the 64 Questions:

1. Against which fighter did Oscar de la Hoya win the WBO Middleweight Championship oft he world ?

2. Who was the first guy to knock down Roy Jones Jr. in the pros ?

3. One of the most famous trilogies of all time was between Rocky Graziano and whom ….?

4. Which hall of famer was called the „Pittsburgh Windmill“ ?

5. Did Jameel McCline ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ?

6. There are only 5 southpaws who won a Heavyweight World Championship in boxing history. Name at least 3 of them !

7. Who won the heavyweight tournament which was staged by the WBA after Muhammad Ali was stripped of his title for refusing to go to the military ?

8. Which one of those is a southpaw ? - a.) Mike McCallum b.) Lloyd Honeyghan c.) Michael Nunn d.) Donald Curry

9. One of the most famous trilogies ever occurred between Barney Ross and whom ?

10. True or False: Floyd Mayweather Senior fought Sugar Ray Leonard for the Welterweight Championship of the World.

11. True or False: Randall „Tex“ Cobb knocked out Earnie Shavers in the pros.

12. Against whom did Muhammad Ali fight in his pro debut?

13. How many times did Sonny Liston defend the heavyweight title before losing it to Muhammad Ali? – a.) once b.) 5 times c.) 10 times

14. Who was the first Heavyweight Champion who broke the rule „they never come back“ which means that he regained the heavyweight title after losing it ?

15. What was Archie Moore’s nickname ?

16. Against whom did Sugar Ray Leonard win the WBC light heavyweight World Championship?

17. Before losing the title to Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler had 12 successful middleweight title defenses. Only one of those 12 opponents was able to last the distance with Hagler- who was it ?

18. Who was the trainer of disgraced boxer Luis Resto, who removed padding in his gloves before his fight against Billy Collins Jr. in 1983 ?

19. Who was the first southpaw to win a mayor World Heavyweight Title?

20. Who did Henry Armstrong fight when he tried to win the Middleweight Championship of the World and only got a draw ?

21. Who did Timothy Bradley beat to win his first World Title at light welterweight?

22. True or False: The father of Teddy Atlas was a lawyer.

23. Former Tyson trainer Kevin Rooney fought one Hall of Fame boxer in his pro career and got stopped in the second round. Which hall of famer was it?

24. What was Azumah Nelson‘s nickname?

25. To which opponent did Muhammad Ali repeatedly say „what is my name, what is my name?“ during the fight because he called Ali by his old name „Cassius Clay“ before the fight ?

26. Why was Henry Akinwande disqualified in his Heavyweight Title fight against Lennox Lewis?

27. Hall of famer Matthew Saad Muhammad had 8 successful title defenses oft he WBC light heavyweight title. Against whom did he lose the title in his 9th title defense?

28. Who of these 4 fighters is part of MENSA , the organization for people who have scored in the highest 2 % of takers in an IQ test ? – a.) Eddie Mustafa Muhammad b.) Sugar Ray Leonard c.) Bobby Czyz d .) Jean-Marc Mormeck

29. Who of those 4 Hall of Famers was murdered ? - a.) Barney Ross b.) Lou Ambers c.) Stanley Ketchel d.) Joe Gans

30. How old was Harry Greb when he died? - a.) 32 b.) 62 c.) 92

31. How did French Middleweight Legend and Hall of Famer Marcel Cerdan die ?

32. Who are the only 2 fighters Kostya Tsyzu lost to in his professional career ?


33. Against which fighter did Max Schmeling win the Heavyweight Championship oft he World ?

34. Against whom did Vitali Klitschko win his first Heavyweight World Title ?

35. Who was the first guy to defeat David Haye in the pros ?

36. In which round did Muhammad Ali stop Chuck Wepner and Oscar Bonavena (it was the same round) ?

37. What was the nickname of Hall of Fame Boxer Bobby Chacon ?

38. Only one of those 4 fighters won an Olympic Gold medal- which one is it ? - a.) Roy Jones Jr. b.) Floyd Mayweather Jr. c.) Tyrell Biggs d.) Evander Holyfield

39. How many times did Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake La Motta fight each other ?

40. Gene Tunney has only one Loss on his pro record- against whom did he lose ?

41. Evander Holyfield won only 1 of his 3 fights with Rid**** Bowe- which one did Holyfield win ? (the 1st, the 2nd or the 3rd ?)

42. Who was the first fighter to defeat Wladimir Klitschko in the pros ?

43. Which one of these 4 fighters is NOT a southpaw ? – a.) Lucian Bute b.) Joe Calzaghe c.) Fernando Vargas d.) Michael Moorer

44. Who was the first guy to stop Heavyweight Champion John Ruiz ?

45. How many times did Rocky Marciano defend the Heavyweight title after winning it against Jersey Joe Walcott ? a.) 6 times b.) 10 times
c.) 14 times

46. How many successful title defenses did Joe Louis have ?

47. Was Cus D‘ Amato still alive when Mike Tyson won the Heavyweight Championship oft he World?

48. Who are the so called „Fabulous 4“ in one oft he best boxing eras of all time ?

49. Who did Marvin Hagler face when he fought for the middleweight title for the first time and who won the fight ?

50. Against which fighter did Roberto Duran win the (WBC) Middleweight Championship oft he world ?

51. Sergio „Maravilla“ Martinez has 2 losses on his record. Who are the 2 fighters he lost to ?

52. How many pro fights did Leon Spinks have when he stepped into the ring with Muhammad Ali for the first time ?

53. Against which fighter did Evander Holyfield win the Cruiserweight Championship oft he World ?

54. Who gave George Foreman his 2nd loss, after which he retired for 10 years ?

55. True or False: Wladimir Klitschko was knocked down 11 times in his pro career.

56. True or False: Vitali Klitschko was never knocked down in his pro career.

57. How many times did Naseem Hamed defend his (WBO) featherweight title before losing to Marco-Antonio Barrera ? - a.) 5 times b.) 10 times c.) 15 times

58. Which one of those fighters fought 3 times against Bernard Hopkins: a.) Jermain Taylor , b.) Robert Allen, c.) Segundo Mercado

59. Who has more Losses on his record – Glen „the Road Warrior“ Johnson or Emanuel „the Drunken Master“ Augustus ?

60. Arturo Gatti fought his last fight against ….?

61. Did Andrew Golota ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ?

62. Which fighter became famous for knocking Jack Dempsey out of the ring ?

63. In which fight did the infamous „long count“ happen ?

64. Who was the trainer of Joe Louis ?

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Skimmed it and know my score already. About 54 out of 64

Some will get them all.
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That's a lot. I don't feel like typing all the answers out, but skimming through it, I'd say I know them all, except the Teddy Atlas one and the one about Vitali's first title win - I don't think I could get that right without looking it up.
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come on guys. It is easy to write the answers down: just reply to my post (click on "quote") and then write your answers right below the questions (inside my comment)
I will personally go through all your answers and tell you afterwards how many you got right.
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Originally Posted by JennaJisAhoe View Post
I made a Monster Boxing History Quiz for the People of the Classic Forum Section.
64 Questions -Rules: Don't use boxrec or any other help. And don't read the answers of other people in this thread before doing the quiz yourself. It is only fun if we don't cheat (ourselves).
Thank you.

So Here are the 64 Questions:

1. Against which fighter did Oscar de la Hoya win the WBO Middleweight Championship oft he world ?

Felix Sturm. (Debatably)

2. Who was the first guy to knock down Roy Jones Jr. in the pros ?

Lou De Valle in 1998.

3. One of the most famous trilogies of all time was between Rocky Graziano and whom ….?

Driving me crazy, I can't think! I read up on it in the ring Magazine a few months ago damn it.

4. Which hall of famer was called the „Pittsburgh Windmill“ ?

No Idea, Billy Conn was the Pittsburgh kid.

5. Did Jameel McCline ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ?

Not that I am aware of.

6. There are only 5 southpaws who won a Heavyweight World Championship in boxing history. Name at least 3 of them !

Michael Moorer, Corrie Saunders? and Erm, Chris Byrd? (probably right handed)

7. Who won the heavyweight tournament which was staged by the WBA after Muhammad Ali was stripped of his title for refusing to go to the military ?

Smokin Joe Frazier.

8. Which one of those is a southpaw ? - a.) Mike McCallum b.) Lloyd Honeyghan c.) Michael Nunn d.) Donald Curry

McCallum? Though a voice in my head is saying Nunn.

9. One of the most famous trilogies ever occurred between Barney Ross and whom ?


No Idea.

10. True or False: Floyd Mayweather Senior fought Sugar Ray Leonard for the Welterweight Championship of the World.

False, Leonard fought Senior before he fought Benitez.

11. True or False: Randall „Tex“ Cobb knocked out Earnie Shavers in the pros.

False.

12. Against whom did Muhammad Ali fight in his pro debut?

Somebody Smith?

13. How many times did Sonny Liston defend the heavyweight title before losing it to Muhammad Ali? – a.) once b.) 5 times c.) 10 times

Ten times?

14. Who was the first Heavyweight Champion who broke the rule „they never come back“ which means that he regained the heavyweight title after losing it ?

Joe Louis.

15. What was Archie Moore’s nickname ?

The Mongoose, (which is what his cross over defence is called in my old gym.)

16. Against whom did Sugar Ray Leonard win the WBC light heavyweight World Championship?

Lalonde, in a fight as farcicle as Pac's 154lb belt.

17. Before losing the title to Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler had 12 successful middleweight title defenses. Only one of those 12 opponents was able to last the distance with Hagler- who was it ?

Roberto Duran.

18. Who was the trainer of disgraced boxer Luis Resto, who removed padding in his gloves before his fight against Billy Collins Jr. in 1983 ?

Panama Lewis.

19. Who was the first southpaw to win a mayor World Heavyweight Title?

Michael Moorer?

20. Who did Henry Armstrong fight when he tried to win the Middleweight Championship of the World and only got a draw ?

I should know this.

21. Who did Timothy Bradley beat to win his first World Title at light welterweight?

Junior Witter.

22. True or False: The father of Teddy Atlas was a lawyer.

False, he was a doctor. The Atlas foundation exists today.

23. Former Tyson trainer Kevin Rooney fought one Hall of Fame boxer in his pro career and got stopped in the second round. Which hall of famer was it?

No Idea.

24. What was Azumah Nelson‘s nickname?

Hands of Iron will kill me.

25. To which opponent did Muhammad Ali repeatedly say „what is my name, what is my name?“ during the fight because he called Ali by his old name „Cassius Clay“ before the fight ?

Ernie Tyrell.

26. Why was Henry Akinwande disqualified in his Heavyweight Title fight against Lennox Lewis?

Never seen it.

27. Hall of famer Matthew Saad Muhammad had 8 successful title defenses oft he WBC light heavyweight title. Against whom did he lose the title in his 9th title defense?

Spinks?

28. Who of these 4 fighters is part of MENSA , the organization for people who have scored in the highest 2 % of takers in an IQ test ? – a.) Eddie Mustafa Muhammad b.) Sugar Ray Leonard c.) Bobby Czyz d .) Jean-Marc Mormeck

Eddie Mustafa Muhammed.
29. Who of those 4 Hall of Famers was murdered ? - a.) Barney Ross b.) Lou Ambers c.) Stanley Ketchel d.) Joe Gans

Ketchel?

30. How old was Harry Greb when he died? - a.) 32 b.) 62 c.) 92

62?

31. How did French Middleweight Legend and Hall of Famer Marcel Cerdan die ?

32. Who are the only 2 fighters Kostya Tsyzu lost to in his professional career ?


Vince Phillips and Ricky Hatton.

33. Against which fighter did Max Schmeling win the Heavyweight Championship oft he World ?

Joe Louis.

34. Against whom did Vitali Klitschko win his first Heavyweight World Title ?

Herbie Hide.

35. Who was the first guy to defeat David Haye in the pros ?

Thompson.

36. In which round did Muhammad Ali stop Chuck Wepner and Oscar Bonavena (it was the same round) ?

13?

37. What was the nickname of Hall of Fame Boxer Bobby Chacon ?

38. Only one of those 4 fighters won an Olympic Gold medal- which one is it ? - a.) Roy Jones Jr. b.) Floyd Mayweather Jr. c.) Tyrell Biggs d.) Evander Holyfield

Biggs. Ironically he had the least succesful career.

39. How many times did Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake La Motta fight each other ?

40. Gene Tunney has only one Loss on his pro record- against whom did he lose ?

41. Evander Holyfield won only 1 of his 3 fights with Rid**** Bowe- which one did Holyfield win ? (the 1st, the 2nd or the 3rd ?)

2nd.

42. Who was the first fighter to defeat Wladimir Klitschko in the pros ?

Ross Putiry.

43. Which one of these 4 fighters is NOT a southpaw ? – a.) Lucian Bute b.) Joe Calzaghe c.) Fernando Vargas d.) Michael Moorer

Vargas.

44. Who was the first guy to stop Heavyweight Champion John Ruiz ?

Tua in either one round or two.

45. How many times did Rocky Marciano defend the Heavyweight title after winning it against Jersey Joe Walcott ? a.) 6 times b.) 10 times
c.) 14 times

Must be 14.

46. How many successful title defenses did Joe Louis have ?

19?

47. Was Cus D‘ Amato still alive when Mike Tyson won the Heavyweight Championship oft he World?

No, he died one year previously.

48. Who are the so called „Fabulous 4“ in one oft he best boxing eras of all time ?

Duran, Leonard, Hagler and Hearns.

49. Who did Marvin Hagler face when he fought for the middleweight title for the first time and who won the fight ?

Affaraminturno (I can't spell it!) Draw.

50. Against which fighter did Roberto Duran win the (WBC) Middleweight Championship oft he world ?

Barkley?

51. Sergio „Maravilla“ Martinez has 2 losses on his record. Who are the 2 fighters he lost to ?

Williams and Margarito.

52. How many pro fights did Leon Spinks have when he stepped into the ring with Muhammad Ali for the first time ?

8? Probably 9 but I'll go with 8.
53. Against which fighter did Evander Holyfield win the Cruiserweight Championship oft he World ?

Quawi.

54. Who gave George Foreman his 2nd loss, after which he retired for 10 years ?

Jimmy Young.

55. True or False: Wladimir Klitschko was knocked down 11 times in his pro career.

False.

56. True or False: Vitali Klitschko was never knocked down in his pro career.

True.

57. How many times did Naseem Hamed defend his (WBO) featherweight title before losing to Marco-Antonio Barrera ? - a.) 5 times b.) 10 times c.) 15 times

5 times.

58. Which one of those fighters fought 3 times against Bernard Hopkins: a.) Jermain Taylor , b.) Robert Allen, c.) Segundo Mercado

Allen in 3 horrible fights.

59. Who has more Losses on his record – Glen „the Road Warrior“ Johnson or Emanuel „the Drunken Master“ Augustus ?

Johnson now?

60. Arturo Gatti fought his last fight against ….?

Alfonso Gomez.

61. Did Andrew Golota ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ?

No.

62. Which fighter became famous for knocking Jack Dempsey out of the ring ?

It's mentioned in Rocky 1. Can't remember!

63. In which fight did the infamous „long count“ happen ?

Tyson - Douglas.

64. Who was the trainer of Joe Louis ?

Can't remember.
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I made a Monster Boxing History Quiz for the People of the Classic Forum Section.
64 Questions -Rules: Don't use boxrec or any other help. And don't read the answers of other people in this thread before doing the quiz yourself. It is only fun if we don't cheat (ourselves).
Thank you.

So Here are the 64 Questions:

1. Against which fighter did Oscar de la Hoya win the WBO Middleweight Championship oft he world ?

Sturm

2. Who was the first guy to knock down Roy Jones Jr. in the pros ?

Del Valle

3. One of the most famous trilogies of all time was between Rocky Graziano and whom ….?

Zale

4. Which hall of famer was called the „Pittsburgh Windmill“ ?

Greb

5. Did Jameel McCline ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ?

nope

6. There are only 5 southpaws who won a Heavyweight World Championship in boxing history. Name at least 3 of them !

Sanders Byrd Chagaev Moorer Ibragimov

7. Who won the heavyweight tournament which was staged by the WBA after Muhammad Ali was stripped of his title for refusing to go to the military ?

Tate

8. Which one of those is a southpaw ? - a.) Mike McCallum b.) Lloyd Honeyghan c.) Michael Nunn d.) Donald Curry

Nunn

9. One of the most famous trilogies ever occurred between Barney Ross and whom ?

Armstrong (or McLarnin?)

10. True or False: Floyd Mayweather Senior fought Sugar Ray Leonard for the Welterweight Championship of the World.

false, no title at stake

11. True or False: Randall „Tex“ Cobb knocked out Earnie Shavers in the pros.

true

12. Against whom did Muhammad Ali fight in his pro debut?

no idea

13. How many times did Sonny Liston defend the heavyweight title before losing it to Muhammad Ali? – a.) once b.) 5 times c.) 10 times

once

14. Who was the first Heavyweight Champion who broke the rule „they never come back“ which means that he regained the heavyweight title after losing it ?

Patterson

15. What was Archie Moore’s nickname ?

the mongoose

16. Against whom did Sugar Ray Leonard win the WBC light heavyweight World Championship?

Lalonde

17. Before losing the title to Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler had 12 successful middleweight title defenses. Only one of those 12 opponents was able to last the distance with Hagler- who was it ?

Duran

18. Who was the trainer of disgraced boxer Luis Resto, who removed padding in his gloves before his fight against Billy Collins Jr. in 1983 ?

Panama Lewis

19. Who was the first southpaw to win a mayor World Heavyweight Title?

Moorer

20. Who did Henry Armstrong fight when he tried to win the Middleweight Championship of the World and only got a draw ?

filipino guy, forgot his name

21. Who did Timothy Bradley beat to win his first World Title at light welterweight?

Witter

22. True or False: The father of Teddy Atlas was a lawyer.

?? I'd say true

23. Former Tyson trainer Kevin Rooney fought one Hall of Fame boxer in his pro career and got stopped in the second round. Which hall of famer was it?

no idea

24. What was Azumah Nelson‘s nickname?

the professor

25. To which opponent did Muhammad Ali repeatedly say „what is my name, what is my name?“ during the fight because he called Ali by his old name „Cassius Clay“ before the fight ?

Terrell

26. Why was Henry Akinwande disqualified in his Heavyweight Title fight against Lennox Lewis?

holding

27. Hall of famer Matthew Saad Muhammad had 8 successful title defenses oft he WBC light heavyweight title. Against whom did he lose the title in his 9th title defense?

Dwight Qawi ?

28. Who of these 4 fighters is part of MENSA , the organization for people who have scored in the highest 2 % of takers in an IQ test ? – a.) Eddie Mustafa Muhammad b.) Sugar Ray Leonard c.) Bobby Czyz d .) Jean-Marc Mormeck

Mormeck ?

29. Who of those 4 Hall of Famers was murdered ? - a.) Barney Ross b.) Lou Ambers c.) Stanley Ketchel d.) Joe Gans

Ketchel

30. How old was Harry Greb when he died? - a.) 32 b.) 62 c.) 92

was he really 32 ?

31. How did French Middleweight Legend and Hall of Famer Marcel Cerdan die ?

plane crash

32. Who are the only 2 fighters Kostya Tsyzu lost to in his professional career ?


Philips and.............

33. Against which fighter did Max Schmeling win the Heavyweight Championship oft he World ?

Sharkey

34. Against whom did Vitali Klitschko win his first Heavyweight World Title ?

Hide

35. Who was the first guy to defeat David Haye in the pros ?

Thompson

36. In which round did Muhammad Ali stop Chuck Wepner and Oscar Bonavena (it was the same round) ?

12th ?

37. What was the nickname of Hall of Fame Boxer Bobby Chacon ?

forgot

38. Only one of those 4 fighters won an Olympic Gold medal- which one is it ? - a.) Roy Jones Jr. b.) Floyd Mayweather Jr. c.) Tyrell Biggs d.) Evander Holyfield

Biggs

39. How many times did Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake La Motta fight each other ?

7 times

40. Gene Tunney has only one Loss on his pro record- against whom did he lose ?

Greb

41. Evander Holyfield won only 1 of his 3 fights with Rid**** Bowe- which one did Holyfield win ? (the 1st, the 2nd or the 3rd ?)

second

42. Who was the first fighter to defeat Wladimir Klitschko in the pros ?

Puritty

43. Which one of these 4 fighters is NOT a southpaw ? – a.) Lucian Bute b.) Joe Calzaghe c.) Fernando Vargas d.) Michael Moorer

Vargas

44. Who was the first guy to stop Heavyweight Champion John Ruiz ?

Tua

45. How many times did Rocky Marciano defend the Heavyweight title after winning it against Jersey Joe Walcott ? a.) 6 times b.) 10 times
c.) 14 times

6 times

46. How many successful title defenses did Joe Louis have ?

25 (or 24?)

47. Was Cus D‘ Amato still alive when Mike Tyson won the Heavyweight Championship oft he World?

nope

48. Who are the so called „Fabulous 4“ in one oft he best boxing eras of all time ?

agler-Leonard-Hearns-Duran

49. Who did Marvin Hagler face when he fought for the middleweight title for the first time and who won the fight ?

Antuofermo - draw

50. Against which fighter did Roberto Duran win the (WBC) Middleweight Championship oft he world ?

Barkley

51. Sergio „Maravilla“ Martinez has 2 losses on his record. Who are the 2 fighters he lost to ?

Cheato and Williams

52. How many pro fights did Leon Spinks have when he stepped into the ring with Muhammad Ali for the first time ?

7?

53. Against which fighter did Evander Holyfield win the Cruiserweight Championship oft he World ?

Qawi

54. Who gave George Foreman his 2nd loss, after which he retired for 10 years ?

Manos imperceptible Young

55. True or False: Wladimir Klitschko was knocked down 11 times in his pro career.

true

56. True or False: Vitali Klitschko was never knocked down in his pro career.

true

57. How many times did Naseem Hamed defend his (WBO) featherweight title before losing to Marco-Antonio Barrera ? - a.) 5 times b.) 10 times c.) 15 times

15 ??

58. Which one of those fighters fought 3 times against Bernard Hopkins: a.) Jermain Taylor , b.) Robert Allen, c.) Segundo Mercado

Allen

59. Who has more Losses on his record – Glen „the Road Warrior“ Johnson or Emanuel „the Drunken Master“ Augustus ?

tough one, Augustus ?

60. Arturo Gatti fought his last fight against ….?

mexican kid forgot his name

61. Did Andrew Golota ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ?

nope

62. Which fighter became famous for knocking Jack Dempsey out of the ring ?

Firpo

63. In which fight did the infamous „long count“ happen ?

Dempsey-Tunney II

64. Who was the trainer of Joe Louis ?

I forgot
kinda easy even though I missed some
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Quote:
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I made a Monster Boxing History Quiz for the People of the Classic Forum Section.
64 Questions -Rules: Don't use boxrec or any other help. And don't read the answers of other people in this thread before doing the quiz yourself. It is only fun if we don't cheat (ourselves).
Thank you.

So Here are the 64 Questions:

1. Against which fighter did Oscar de la Hoya win the WBO Middleweight Championship oft he world ? Felix Sturm.

2. Who was the first guy to knock down Roy Jones Jr. in the pros ? Lou Del Valle.

3. One of the most famous trilogies of all time was between Rocky Graziano and whom ….? Tony Zale.

4. Which hall of famer was called the „Pittsburgh Windmill“ ? Harry Greb.

5. Did Jameel McCline ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ? No.

6. There are only 5 southpaws who won a Heavyweight World Championship in boxing history. Name at least 3 of them ! Moorer, Byrd, Sanders.

7. Who won the heavyweight tournament which was staged by the WBA after Muhammad Ali was stripped of his title for refusing to go to the military ? Frazier.

8. Which one of those is a southpaw ? - a.) Mike McCallum b.) Lloyd Honeyghan c.) Michael Nunn d.) Donald Curry

9. One of the most famous trilogies ever occurred between Barney Ross and whom ? Jimmy McLarnin.

10. True or False: Floyd Mayweather Senior fought Sugar Ray Leonard for the Welterweight Championship of the World. False, not for the title.

11. True or False: Randall „Tex“ Cobb knocked out Earnie Shavers in the pros. True.

12. Against whom did Muhammad Ali fight in his pro debut? Hunsaker or Hunziker or however its spelled. Can't remember the first name.

13. How many times did Sonny Liston defend the heavyweight title before losing it to Muhammad Ali? – a.) once b.) 5 times c.) 10 times

14. Who was the first Heavyweight Champion who broke the rule „they never come back“ which means that he regained the heavyweight title after losing it ? Floyd Patterson.

15. What was Archie Moore’s nickname ? The Old Mongoose.

16. Against whom did Sugar Ray Leonard win the WBC light heavyweight World Championship? Donny Lalonde.

17. Before losing the title to Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler had 12 successful middleweight title defenses. Only one of those 12 opponents was able to last the distance with Hagler- who was it ? Roberto Duran.

18. Who was the trainer of disgraced boxer Luis Resto, who removed padding in his gloves before his fight against Billy Collins Jr. in 1983 ? Panama Lewis.

19. Who was the first southpaw to win a mayor World Heavyweight Title? Moorer, I believe.

20. Who did Henry Armstrong fight when he tried to win the Middleweight Championship of the World and only got a draw ? Ceferino Garcia.

21. Who did Timothy Bradley beat to win his first World Title at light welterweight? Junior Witter

22. True or False: The father of Teddy Atlas was a lawyer. True, I guess. No idea though.

23. Former Tyson trainer Kevin Rooney fought one Hall of Fame boxer in his pro career and got stopped in the second round. Which hall of famer was it? Arguello.

24. What was Azumah Nelson‘s nickname? The professor.

25. To which opponent did Muhammad Ali repeatedly say „what is my name, what is my name?“ during the fight because he called Ali by his old name „Cassius Clay“ before the fight ? Ernie Terrell.

26. Why was Henry Akinwande disqualified in his Heavyweight Title fight against Lennox Lewis? Holdng too much.

27. Hall of famer Matthew Saad Muhammad had 8 successful title defenses oft he WBC light heavyweight title. Against whom did he lose the title in his 9th title defense? Qawi.

28. Who of these 4 fighters is part of MENSA , the organization for people who have scored in the highest 2 % of takers in an IQ test ? – a.) Eddie Mustafa Muhammad b.) Sugar Ray Leonard c.) Bobby Czyz d .) Jean-Marc Mormeck

29. Who of those 4 Hall of Famers was murdered ? - a.) Barney Ross b.) Lou Ambers c.) Stanley Ketchel d.) Joe Gans

30. How old was Harry Greb when he died? - a.) 32 b.) 62 c.) 92

31. How did French Middleweight Legend and Hall of Famer Marcel Cerdan die ? Plane crash.

32. Who are the only 2 fighters Kostya Tsyzu lost to in his professional career ?
Vince Phillips & Ricky Hatton.

33. Against which fighter did Max Schmeling win the Heavyweight Championship oft he World ? Jack Sharkey.

34. Against whom did Vitali Klitschko win his first Heavyweight World Title ? I'll say Hide.

35. Who was the first guy to defeat David Haye in the pros ? Carl Thompson.

36. In which round did Muhammad Ali stop Chuck Wepner and Oscar Bonavena (it was the same round) ? 14, I believe.

37. What was the nickname of Hall of Fame Boxer Bobby Chacon ? The Schoolboy.

38. Only one of those 4 fighters won an Olympic Gold medal- which one is it ? - a.) Roy Jones Jr. b.) Floyd Mayweather Jr. c.) Tyrell Biggs d.) Evander Holyfield

39. How many times did Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake La Motta fight each other ? 6

40. Gene Tunney has only one Loss on his pro record- against whom did he lose ? Harry Greb.

41. Evander Holyfield won only 1 of his 3 fights with Rid**** Bowe- which one did Holyfield win ? (the 1st, the 2nd or the 3rd ?) 2nd.

42. Who was the first fighter to defeat Wladimir Klitschko in the pros ? Ross Purrity.

43. Which one of these 4 fighters is NOT a southpaw ? – a.) Lucian Bute b.) Joe Calzaghe c.) Fernando Vargas d.) Michael Moorer

44. Who was the first guy to stop Heavyweight Champion John Ruiz ? Tua.

45. How many times did Rocky Marciano defend the Heavyweight title after winning it against Jersey Joe Walcott ? a.) 6 times b.) 10 times
c.) 14 times

46. How many successful title defenses did Joe Louis have ? 25.

47. Was Cus D‘ Amato still alive when Mike Tyson won the Heavyweight Championship oft he World? No.

48. Who are the so called „Fabulous 4“ in one oft he best boxing eras of all time ? Duran, Leonard, Hearns, Hagler.

49. Who did Marvin Hagler face when he fought for the middleweight title for the first time and who won the fight ? Vito Antefeurmo, draw.

50. Against which fighter did Roberto Duran win the (WBC) Middleweight Championship oft he world ? Iran Barkley.

51. Sergio „Maravilla“ Martinez has 2 losses on his record. Who are the 2 fighters he lost to ? Antonio Margarito & Paul Williams.

52. How many pro fights did Leon Spinks have when he stepped into the ring with Muhammad Ali for the first time ? Uh...7 or 8. ****, um...8.

53. Against which fighter did Evander Holyfield win the Cruiserweight Championship oft he World ? Qawi.

54. Who gave George Foreman his 2nd loss, after which he retired for 10 years ? Jimmy Young.

55. True or False: Wladimir Klitschko was knocked down 11 times in his pro career. True.

56. True or False: Vitali Klitschko was never knocked down in his pro career. True.

57. How many times did Naseem Hamed defend his (WBO) featherweight title before losing to Marco-Antonio Barrera ? - a.) 5 times b.) 10 times c.) 15 times

58. Which one of those fighters fought 3 times against Bernard Hopkins: a.) Jermain Taylor , b.) Robert Allen, c.) Segundo Mercado

59. Who has more Losses on his record – Glen „the Road Warrior“ Johnson or Emanuel „the Drunken Master“ Augustus ?

60. Arturo Gatti fought his last fight against ….? Alfonso Gomez.

61. Did Andrew Golota ever win a mayor Heavyweight World Title ? No, I don't think so.

62. Which fighter became famous for knocking Jack Dempsey out of the ring ? Luis Firpo.

63. In which fight did the infamous „long count“ happen ? Tunney-Dempsey II.

64. Who was the trainer of Joe Louis ?
Jack Blackburn.
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OK, but only because SJS made an attempt and I want to destroy that attempt.

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I'm only 20 Dammit.
Bro, you got exactly 32 questions correct which is exactly 50 %. You were almost perfect in questions regarding the last let's say 40 years. If you add the the years 1900 to 1960 to your knowledge, you are unbeatable !!
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kinda easy even though I missed some
You have 50 questions of the 64 questions correct. Very good job.

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Bro, you got exactly 32 questions correct which is exactly 50 %. You were almost perfect in questions regarding the last let's say 40 years. If you add the the years 1900 to 1960 to your knowledge, you are unbeatable !!
Great job my friend.



You have 50 questions of the 64 questions correct. Very good job.

Thank you both for participating.

Thankyou.

I'm a technical poster, not a historical one
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i think i only missed around 4.
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OK, but only because SJS made an attempt and I want to destroy that attempt.
you have 60 questions of the 64 questions correct. The only wrong/unanswered questions are questions number 7, 22, 36 and 52.
If the others who already did the quiz want to see all the correct answers, they can just read your posting.

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...with pure terror.

Or maybe its just cold over there. I can't really say.

After seeing your score, if you tell me that you're 19 years old, I will hunt you down.
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Bro, you got exactly 32 questions correct which is exactly 50 %. You were almost perfect in questions regarding the last let's say 40 years. If you add the the years 1900 to 1960 to your knowledge, you are unbeatable !!
Great job my friend.



You have 50 questions of the 64 questions correct. Very good job.

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LMAO, I did the test too fast and I read some questions too quick like the Ali one, which is why I picked Tate
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