RING TRIVIA for December 2018

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 – Who is the only person to have been a Ring Announcer in a Professional Title Fight and also a Judge in a Professional Title Fight ?

a)  Jimmy Lennon, Sr.

b)  Johnny Addie

c)  Steve Corbo

d)  Ed Darien

2 – In October 1967 a match was proposed between Muhammad Ali and Wilt Chamberlain for the Houston Astrodome. Had it taken place, who would have been Wilt’s trainer ?

a)  Ray Arcel

b)  George Benton

c)  Eddie Futch

d)  Cus D’Amato

3 –  Who was Joe Bugner’s  Best Man when he married in 1978 ?

a)  Tom Jones

b)  David Bowie

c)  Elton John

d)  Cliff Richard

4 – Who canceled his scheduled concert at Madison Square Garden to allow the Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali “Fight of the Century” to take place on March 8, 1971 ?

a)  Lionel Ritchie

b)  Neal Diamond

c)  James Taylor

d)  Julio Iglesias

5 –  Jerry Quarry won the 1965 Heavyweight National Golden Gloves Championship, with all of his five wins being by knockout. Who was his trainer ?

a)  Gil Clancy

b)  Jackie McCoy

c)  Johnny Flores

d)  Bill Slayton

One thought on “RING TRIVIA for December 2018

  1. Great Trivia love it brings back memories. I was a big time boxing fan and fighter I starting fighting in 1971 I trained with the best back then with the Denver rocks my treat mates where Ron Lyle Larry bonds he fought ray Leonard Lonnie smith former W.B.C. Champion

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