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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This began back when I was a kid in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask them questions about their era to educate myself. It’s now my pleasure to bring boxing trivia to my website for everyone. On a quarterly basis I post five (5) multiple choice questions – March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow by the end of each posting month for viewing.

 

1 – What former lightweight champion had a rare feat of fighting three non-title bouts with three different welterweight champions?

a – Freddie Welsh

b – Lew Jenkins —– CORRECT ANSWER

c – Tony Canzoneri

d –  Sammy Angott

 

2 – Former bantamweight champion Johnny Coulon had the distinction of having twice defended his title in twenty round bouts within a period of how many days?

a – 7 days

b – 10 days

c – 14 days —– CORRECT ANSWER

d – 20 days

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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This began back when I was a kid in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask them questions about their era to educate myself. It’s now my pleasure to bring boxing trivia to my website for everyone. On a quarterly basis I post five (5) multiple choice questions – March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow by the end of each posting month for viewing.

 

1 – What former lightweight champion had a rare feat of fighting three non-title bouts with three different welterweight champions?

a — Freddie Welsh

b — Lew Jenkins

c — Tony Canzoneri

d — Sammy Angott

 

2 – Former bantamweight champion Johnny Coulon had the distinction of having twice defended his title in twenty round bouts within a period of how many days?

a — 7 days

b — 10 days

c — 14 days

d — 20 days

 

3 – Mike Tyson had a cameo role in what movie?

a — Air Force One

b — Beverly Hills Cop 2

c — Coming To America

d — Dundee in Los Angeles

 

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RING TRIVIA – Answers

I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This started back to when I was a kid in 1961. I would pick the minds of my older generation friends and ask them questions about their era to learn and educate myself. It’s now a delight to bring boxing trivia to my website for everyone. On a quarterly basis I post five (5) multiple choice questions – in March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.
 
1 — On March 1, 1949 when Joe Louis announced his retirement, who won the vacated heavyweight title?
a) Ezzard Charles
b)Jersey Joe Walcott
c) Billy Conn
d) Rocky Marciano
CORRECT ANSWER — Ezzard Charles
 
2 — George Foreman won the Gold Medal in the heavyweight class at the Mexico City Olympic games – in what year?
a) 1964
b) 1966)
c) 1968)
d) 1970
*** CORRECT ANSWER — 1968

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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This goes back to when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask them questions about their era to learn and educate myself. It’s now my pleasure to bring boxing trivia to my website for everyone. On a quarterly basis I post five multiple choice questions – in March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

 

 

1 – On March 1, 1949 when Joe Louis announced his retirement, who won  the vacated heavyweight title?

a) Ezzard Charles

b) Jersey Joe Walcott

c) Billy Conn

d) Rocky Marciano

  

2 – George Foreman won the Gold Medal in the heavyweight class at the Mexico City Olympic games – in what year?

a) 1964

b) 1966

c) 1968

d) 1970

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I have always be intrigued with boxing trivia. This goes back to when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask questions about their era to learn and educate myself. I am now delighted to bring boxing trivia to my website for everyone. On a quarterly basis I post five multiple choice questions – in March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

 

 

1 – Who was the first flyweight champion?

a)  Jimmy Wilde — CORRECT ANSWER

b)  Frankie Genero

c)  Pancho Villa

d)  Young Zulu Kid

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I have always be intrigued with boxing trivia. This goes back to when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask questions about their era to learn and educate myself. I am now delighted to bring boxing trivia to my website for everyone. On a quarterly basis I post five multiple choice questions – in March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

1 – Who was the first flyweight champion?

a) Jimmy Wilde

b) Frankie Genero

c) Pancho Villa

d) Young Zulu Kid

2 – What fight was the largest purse for Joe Louis?

a) Max Bear (1935)

b) Max Schmeling (1938)

c) Billy Conn (1946)

d) Jersey Joe Walcott (1948)

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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This began when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask questions about their era to learn and expand my knowledge in boxing. I am delighted to now bring boxing trivia to my website to everyone. On a quarterly basis I post five multiple choice questions – in March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow by the end of each posting month for viewing.

(1) What fighter beat Chris Eubanks and Nigel Benn, both fighters twice, in his professional career?

a) Herol Graham

b) Sumbu Kalamby

c) Reggie Johnson

d) Steve Collins – is CORRECT ANSWER

(2) Who did the late boxing historian, editor, publisher, and founder of Ring magazine, Nat Fleischer, rank the greatest flyweight boxer of all time?

a) Jimmy Wilde – is CORRECT ANSWER

b) Pancho Villa

c) Pascual Perez

d) Benny Lynch

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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This began when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask questions about their era to learn and expand my knowledge in boxing. I am delighted to now bring boxing trivia to my website on a quarterly basis. I post five multiple choice questions every March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the ending of each posting month.

 

(1) What fighter beat Chris Eubanks and Nigel Benn, both fighters twice, in his professional career?

a) Herol Graham

b) Sumbu Kalamby

c) Reggie Johnson

d) Steve Collins

(2) Who did the late boxing historian, editor, publisher, and founder of Ring Magazine, Nat Fleischer, rank the greatest flyweight boxer of all time?

a) Jimmy Wilde

b) Pancho Villa

c) Pascual Perez

d) Benny Lynch

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RING TRIVIA – Answers

I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This began when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask questions about their era to learn and expand my knowledge in boxing. I am delighted to now bring boxing trivia to my website on a quarterly basis. I post five multiple choice questions every March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the ending of each posting month.

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1 – The first professional boxing match ever televised was?

a) Joe Louis vs. Arturo Godoy (1940)

b) Jake LaMotta vs. Jimmy Reeves (1941)

c) Jim Braddock vs. Tommy Farr (1938)

d) Max Baer vs. Lou Nova (1939) – CORRECT ANSWER

 

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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This started when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask them questions about their era to learn and expand my knowledge of boxing. I am delighted to now bring boxing trivia to my website on a quarterly basis. I post five questions every March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the ending of each posting month.

 

1 – The first professional boxing match ever televised was?

a)  Joe Louis vs. Arturo Godoy (1940)

b)  Jake LaMotta vs. Jimmy Reeves (1941)

c)  Jim Braddock vs. Tommy Farr (1938)

d)  Max Baer vs. Lou Nova (1939)

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