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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.

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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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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This started when I was a young boy in 1961. I would pick the older generation and ask them questions about their era to expand my knowledge. I am delighted now to bring boxing trivia to my website on a quarterly basis . Five (5) questions appear in March, June, September, and December – with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

1 – In what championship fight did Sugar Ray Robinson donate all of his purse, except for one dollar, to the Damon Runyon Cancer Fund?

a)  Gene Fulmer

b)  Charley Fusari — CORRECT Answer

c)  Carl Olson

d)  Paul Pender

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

1)  In what championship fight did Sugar Ray Robinson donate all of his purse, except for one dollar, to the Damon Runyon Cancer Fund?

a)  Gene Fulmer

b)  Charley Fusari

c)  Carl Olson

d)  Paul Pender

2)  Joe Frazier defended his heavyweight title against this opponent who required 32 stitches to his face after the bout?

a)  Ron Stander

b)  Billy Daniels

c)  Tony Doyle

d)  Dave Zyglewicz

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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This started as a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask questions about their era to expand my knowledge. I am delighted to bring boxing trivia to my website on a quarterly basis. Five multiple choice questions are posted in March, June, September and December — with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

1)   How many times did Gene Tunney and Harry Greb fight?

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5 — is CORRECT answer

d) 6

2)  Who did Jake LaMotta defeat to win the middleweight championship?

a) Tony Zale

b) Rocky Graziano

c) Randy Turpin

d) Marcel Cerdan — is CORRECT answer

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I have always been intrigued with boxing trivia. This started as a young boy in 1961. I would pick the minds of the older generation and ask questions about their era to expand my knowledge. I am delighted to bring boxing trivia to my website on a quarterly basis. Five multiple choice questions are posted in March, June, September and December — with the correct answers to follow for viewing by the end of each posting month.

 

1)   How many times did Gene Tunney and Harry Greb fight?

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

d) 6

 

2)  Who did Jake LaMotta defeat to win the middleweight championship?

a) Tony Zale

b) Rocky Graziano

c) Randy Turpin

d) Marcel Cerdan

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

1)  In October 1967 there was a proposed match, Muhammad Ali vs. Wilt Chamberlain. Had it taken place, who would have been Wilt’s trainer?

a)  Ray Arcel

b)  George Benton

c)  Cus D’Amato —– CORRECT ANSWER

d)  Eddie Futch

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

1)  In October 1967 there was a proposed match, Muhammad Ali vs. Wilt Chamberlain. Had it taken place, who would have been Wilt’s trainer?

a)  Ray Arcel

b)  George Benton

c)  Cus D’Amato

d)  Eddie Futch

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

 

1) The comic book boxing character “Joe Palooka” was created by Ham Fisher in what year?
a) 1928 ~ is CORRECT answer
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b) 1932
c) 1936
d) 1940

 

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

 

1) The comic book boxing character “Joe Palooka” was created by Ham Fisher in what year?
a) 1928
b) 1932
c) 1936
d) 1940

 

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