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
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 —– CORRECT ANSWER
4 – Former lightweight champion Joe Gans nickname was what?
a – Old Man
b – Old Wizard
c – Old Dog
d – Old Master —– CORRECT ANSWER
5 – In 1937 Joe Louis played softball on a team with this name?
a – The Bombers —– CORRECT ANSWER
b – The Blasters
c – The Bats
d – The Blues