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 – Jim Jeffries middle name is?
(d) Jackson — CORRECT ANSWER
2 – Who was the first boxer to win the welterweight title three times?
(a) Sugar Ray Robinson
(b) Barney Ross
(c) Emile Griffith — CORRECT ANSWER
(d) Jimmy McLarnin
3 – Who was the first world champion from Puerto Rico?
(a) Jose Torres
(b) Edwin Rosario
(c) Carlos Ortiz
(d) Sixto Escobar — CORRECT ANSWER
4 – How many world titles in different classes has Oscar De La Hoya won?
(d) 6 — CORRECT ANSWER
5 – Former lightweight champion Ad Wolgast nickname was?
(a) Michigan Assassin
(b) Michigan Bull
(c) Michigan Tiger
(d) Michigan Wildcat — CORRECT ANSWER