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RING TRIVIA

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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 questions about their era to expand my own knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring you boxing trivia on a quarterly basis on my website. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with the answers to follow for viewing at the end of each month of posting.

1)  The largest purse that Joe Louis received in his career was $625,916.00 in what “rematch” fight?

a)  vs. Jersey Joe Walcott

b)  vs. Max Schmeling

c)  vs. Arturo Godoy

d)  vs. Billy Conn

2)  The first title fight that was sanctioned by the North American Boxing Federation (NABF) was?

a)  Leotis Martin vs. Sonny Liston

b)  Mike Ayala vs. Romeo Anaya

c)  Donald Curry vs. Bruce Finch

d)  Michael Nunn vs. Curtis Parker

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RING TRIVIA ~ answers

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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 questions about their era to expand my knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring boxing trivia to you on a quarterly basis on my website. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with the answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

 

1) Who was the first Filipino world champion?

a) Pancho Villa — ANSWER

b) Flash Elorde

c) Ben Villaflor

d) Ceferino Garcia

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RING TRIVIA

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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 questions about their era to expand my knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring boxing trivia to you on a quarterly basis on my website. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with the answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

1) Who was the first Filipino world champion?

a) Pancho Villa

b) Flash Elorde

c) Ben Villaflor

d) Ceferino Garcia

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RING TRIVIA ~ answers

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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 questions about their era to expand my knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring boxing trivia to you on a quarterly basis on my website. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with the answers to follow by the end of each month for viewing.

 

1) Who was the first boxer to defeat Roy Jones as a professional ?

a) Julian Jackson

b) Bernard Hopkins

c) James Toney

d) Montel Griffin – ANSWER

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RING TRIVIA

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1) Who was the first boxer to defeat Roy Jones as a professional ?

a) Julian Jackson

b) Bernard Hopkins

c) James Toney

d) Montel Griffin

  Continue reading

RING TRIVIA – answers

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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 questions about their era to expand my knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring on my website boxing RING TRIVIA to you on a quarterly basis. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with the answers to follow at the end of each month for viewing.

1) Who was the last opponent Muhammad Ali fought before he was stripped of his heavyweight title in 1967?

a) Henry Cooper

b) Zora Folley ~ CORRECT ANSWER

c) Cleveland Williams

d) Ernie Terrell

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RING TRIVIA

RING TRIVIA pic 0001 crop1 219x300 RING TRIVIA 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 questions about their era to expand my knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring on my website boxing RING TRIVIA to you on a quarterly basis. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with the answers to follow at the end of each month for viewing.

1) Who was the last opponent Muhammad Ali fought before he was stripped of his heavyweight title in 1967?

a) Henry Cooper
b) Zora Folley
c) Cleveland Williams
d) Ernie Terrell

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RING TRIVIA ~ answers

RING TRIVIA crop1 RING TRIVIA ~ answers 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 questions about their era to expand my knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring boxing trivia to you on a quarterly basis on my website. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with answers to follow at the end of each month for viewing.

 

1 )  Who did Marvin Hart beat to win the vacant heavyweight championship after the retirement of James Jeffries in 1905?

a) James J. Corbett

b) Bob Fitzsimmons

c) Tommy Burns

d) Jack Root – ANSWER

 

2 )  The children of Harold Lederman of HBO World Championship Boxing, went to school in Orangeburg, New York, with the children of what famous Latin musician?

a) Freddie Fender

b) Julio Iglesias

c) Tito Puente – ANSWER

d) Trini Lopez

 

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RING TRIVIA

trivia crop RING TRIVIA 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 questions about their era to expand my knowledge. Now I am delighted to bring boxing trivia to you on a quarterly basis on my website. Five questions appear in March, June, September, and December … with answers to follow at the end of each month for viewing.

 

1) Who did Marvin Hart beat to win the vacant heavyweight championship after the retirement of James Jeffries in 1905?
a) James J. Corbett
b) Bob Fitzsimmons
c) Tommy Burns
d) Jack Root
 
2) The children of Harold Lederman of HBO World Championship Boxing, went to school in Orangeburg, New York, with the children of what famous Latin musician?
a) Freddie Fender
b) Julio Iglesias
c) Tito Puente
d) Trini Lopez