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RING TRIVIA ~ the answers

gloves 150x150 RING TRIVIA ~ the answers1)  Who was the last American to win a Olympic gold medal in the heavyweight division ?
ANSWER is – Ray Mercer

2)  What former lightweight champion had the nickname “The Old Master ?
ANSWER is – Joe Gans

3)  What major pop singer had to cancel their concert date at New York’s Madison Square Garden to allow the Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali heavyweight championship bout on March 8, 1971 ?
ANSWER is – James Taylor

4)  What championship bout was the first million dollar gate ?
ANSWER is – Dempsey vs. Carpentier (1921)

5)  In his 46 bout career, who was the only fighter to have knocked down the great Salvador Sanchez ?
ANSWER is – Juan Escobar

NOTE: RING TRIVIA is a feature from  dmboxing.com  every three months

Ring Trivia

RING TRIVIA crop Ring Trivia(a feature from  dmboxing  every three months: March, June, September, December for your enjoyment)

 

1) Who was the last American to win a Olympic gold medal in the heavyweight division ?
a) Riddick Bowe
b) Tyrell Biggs
c) Ray Mercer
d) Henry Tillman

 

2) What former lightweight champion had the nickname “The Old Master” ?
a) Ismael Laguna
b) Benny Leonard
c) Joe Gans
d) Alexis Arguello

 

3) What major pop singer had to cancel their concert date at New York’s Madison Square Garden to allow the Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali heavyweight championship bout on March 8, 1971 ?
a) Carly Simon
b) Carole King
c) James Taylor
d) Dionne Warwick

 

4) What championship bout was the first million dollar gate ?
a) Dempsey vs. Willard (1919)
b) Dempsey vs. Carpentier (1921)
c) Dempsey vs. Gibbons (1923)
d) Dempsey vs. Firpo (1923)

 

5) In his 46 bout career, who was the only fighter to have knocked down the great Salvador Sanchez ?
a) Antonio Becerra
b) Fel Clemente
c) Juan La Porte
d) Juan Escobar

 

answers will be posted in three weeks or less for viewing!


RING TRIVIA – answers

gloves 150x150 RING TRIVIA   answersA quarterly feature from  dmboxing.com
Five questions appearing in March, June, September, December

1) Who was the first boxer from the legendary Kronk (Detroit) Gym to win a world title ?

ANSWER – Hilmer Kenty
2)  On January 1, 1913, because of rumors that heavyweight champion Jack Johnson was retired, who beat Al Palzer to win the “white” heavyweight championship ?
ANSWER – Luther McCarty

3)  Who did Frank Bruno fight in a heavyweight title bout at Wembley Stadium, London, England that drew over 40,000 fans ?
ANSWER – Tim Witherspoon

4)  What boxer had a career total of 152 bouts in eleven years, which was an amazing average of almost 14 bouts per year ?
ANSWER – Kid Chocolate

5)  The late, legendary boxing writer, Harry Carpenter, first wrote for what newspaper ?
ANSWER – London Daily Mail

RING TRIVIA

RING TRIVIA crop RING TRIVIA  A Quarterly Feature from dmboxing

Appearing every March, June, September, December  

1) Who was the first boxer from the legendary Kronk (Detroit) Gym to win a world title?  

a)  Jimmy Paul

b)  Thomas Hearns
c)  Milton McCrory
d)  Hilmer Kenty

2.) On January 1, 1913, because of rumors that heavyweight champion Jack Johnson was retired, who beat Al Palzer to win the “white” heavyweight championship?

a)  Al Kaufman
b)  Fireman Jim Flynn
c)  Frank Moran
d)  Luther McCarty

3)  Who did Frank Bruno fight in a heavyweight title bout at Wembley Stadium, London, England that drew over 40,000 fans ?
a)  Tim Witherspoon
b)  Oliver McCall
c)  Lennox Lewis
d)  Joe Bugner

4)  What boxer had a career total of 152 bouts in eleven years, which was an amazing average of almost 14 bouts per year?
a)  Jimmy Heair
b)  Julio Cesar Chavez
c)  Jose Luis Ramirez
d)  Kid Chocolate

5)  The late, legendary boxing writer, Harry Carpenter, first wrote for what newspaper?
a)  New York Times
b)  London Daily Mail
c)  Los Angeles Herald Examiner
d)  German Rheinische Post

NOTE:  Answers will be posted in three weeks or less for viewing!

Answers for RING TRIVIA

gloves 280x300 Answers for RING TRIVIA 1) What former boxing champion had a bit part in the movie BIG STAN the same year that he passed away ?
the answer is ~ Diego Corrales
 
2) Which Los Angeles boxer had the nickname “The Maravilla Kid” ?
the answer is ~ Ruben Navarro
 
3) Gene Tunney retired in 1928 as undefeated heavyweight champion. He had only one defeat in his 86 bout career – it was to whom ?
the answer is ~ Harry Greb
 
4) What was the quickest knockout in a main event at Madison Garden, New York ?
the answer is ~ Gerry Cooney over Ken Norton
 
5) Who was the first heavyweight champion under the Marquess of Queensberry rules ?
the answer is ~ John L Sullivan
Note: RING TRIVIA is a feature from dmboxing.com every three months

RING TRIVIA presented by dmboxing.com

RING TRIVIA crop RING TRIVIA presented by dmboxing.com1) What former boxing champion had a bit part in the movie BIG STAN the same year that he passed away ?
a) Diego Corrales
b) Alexis Arguello
c) Arturo Gatti
d) Vernon Forrest
 
2) Which Los Angeles boxer had the nickname “The Maravilla Kid ?
a) Mando Ramos
b) Raul Rojas
c) Ruben Navarro
d) Bobby Chacon
 
3) Gene Tunney retired in 1928 as undefeated heavyweight champion. He had only one defeat in his 86 bout career – it was to whom ?
a) Jack Dempsey
b) Tommy Loughran
c) Georges Carpentier
d) Harry Greb
 
4) What was the quickest knockout in a main event bout at Madison Square Garden, New York ?
a) Gerry Cooney over Ken Norton
b) Joe Louis over John Henry Lewis
c) Jerry Quarry over Earnie Shavers
d) Sugar Ray Robinson over Flashy Sebastian
 
5) Who was the first heavyweight champion under the Marquess of Queensberry rules ?
a) John L Sullivan
b) James Corbett
c) Bob Fiztsimmons
d) Jim Jeffries
*** answers ~ posted in two weeks or less for viewing!
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RING TRIVIA “answers” for August 2011

 1) Top heavyweight contender from 1960′s and 1970′s, Alvin Lewis, had a nickname of a color … what was it ?
ANSWER ~ Blue
 
2) In September 1999, what song did Oscar De La Hoya use as a theme song prior to his title fight with Felix Trinidad ?
ANSWER ~ Bailamos – by Enrique Iglesias
 
3) In December 1952, middleweight champion Sugar Ray Robinson announced he was retiring … who fought for his vacated title ?
ANSWER ~ Randy Turpin vs. Bobo Olson
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RING TRIVIA for August 2011

RING TRIVIA crop RING TRIVIA for August 2011  a monthly feature from David Martinez Boxing … answers always available for viewing three weeks later )

1) Top heavyweight contender from 1960′s and 1970′s, Alvin Lewis, had a nickname of a color … what was it ?

a) Red

b) Lavender

c) Ebony

d) Blue

2) In September 1999, what song did Oscar De La Hoya use as a theme song prior to his title fight with Felix Trinidad ?

a) Runnin’ Down a Dream – by Tom Petty

b) Tonight Tonight Tonight – by Phil Collins

c) Eye of the Tiger – by Survivor

d) Bailamos – by Enrique Iglesias

3) In December 1952, middleweight champion Sugar Ray Robinson announced he was retiring … who fought for his vacated title ?

a) Randy Turpin vs. Bobo Olson

b) Rocky Grazianio vs. Tony Zale

c) Tony Janiro vs. Johnny Bratton

d) Carmen Basilio vs. Ralph Jones

 

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RING TRIVIA “answers” for July 2011

gloves 280x300 RING TRIVIA answers for July 2011 ( a monthly feature from David Martinez Boxing )
1) Actor Robert Ryan, who starred in one of boxing’s top movies, “The Set Up” (1949), was a former collegiate boxing champion at what Ivy League school ?

ANSWER IS ~ Dartmouth

2) The late Howie Steindler trained many professional fighters in his career, who was his first ?

ANSWER IS ~ Eddie Shapiro

3) Who was the “original” founder, in 1980, of the World Boxing Hall of Fame ?

ANSWER IS ~ Everett Sanders
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RING TRIVIA for July 2011

RING TRIVIA crop RING TRIVIA for July 2011  ( a monthly feature from David Martinez Boxing )

 

1) Actor Robert Ryan, who starred in one of boxing’s top movies, “The Set Up” (1949), was a former collegiate boxing champion at what Ivy League school ?
a) Princeton

b) Brown

c) Yale

d) Dartmouth

 

2) The late Howie Steindler trained many professional fighters in his career, who was his first ?

a) Tony Reno

b) Eddie Shapiro

c) Ernie Lopez

d) Danny Lopez

 

3) Who was the “original” founder, in 1980, of the World Boxing Hall of Fame ?
a) Everett Sanders

b) Dub Harris

c) Gordon Del Faro

d) Charlie Casas

 

 

( Answers will be available for viewing in about three weeks )