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 is the real birth name of legendary hall of fame boxing trainer Jackie McCoy?
a – Warren Spaw —– CORRECT ANSWER ***
b – Billy Jack
c – Bud Lee
d – Ozzie Smith
2 – What former heavyweight contender on January 25, 2009 graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Temple University?
a – Henry Tillman
b – Randall “Tex” Cobb —– CORRECT ANSWER ***
c – Gerry Cooney
d – Dave Zyglewicz
3 – In 1978, Sugar Ray Leonard KO’d two brothers in that same year. Who were they?
a – Terry & Orlin Norris
b – Rafael & Gabriel Ruelas
c – Michael & Leon Spinks
d – Armando & Javier Muniz —– CORRECT ANSWER ***
4 – When Jack Kent Cooke opened the Los Angeles Forum in 1967 who was his first choice, his first interview, that he wanted to become his boxing promoter?
a – Teddy Brenner
b – George Parnassus
c – Angelo Dundee —– CORRECT ANSWER ***
d – Gil Clancy
5 – What famous lawman was the referee for the Bob Fitzsimmons vs. Tom Sharkey fight in 1896?
a – Wild Bill Hickok
b – Wyatt Earp —– CORRECT ANSWER ***
c – Bat Masterson
d – Pat Garrett