Boxing Quiz

Boxing Trivia Quiz

Welcome to the first ESNewsReporting Boxing Quiz!

Round 1:

Classius Clay won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics which were held in which city?

Muhammed Ali Shadow Boxing

Rumble Young Man Rumble!

Round 2:

The photograph of a knockdown from which fight (be specific) is one of the most heavily promoted photos in the history of the media, and was used on the cover of the Sports Illustrated special issue, “The Century’s Greatest Sports Photos“.

Round 3:

De La Hoya-Mayweather set the record for most PPV buys for a boxing match with 2.4 million households, beating the previous record of 1.99 million which was held by which bout (again, be specific)?

Round 4:

The brawl at the press conference from which fight was named The Ring magazine Event of the Year for 2002?

Round 5:

Who won the first ever Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year Award in 1989? (Bonus: Who did he KO to win it?)

Zab Judah Dance

Don't play with a box of matches!

Round 6:

Who preceeded Diego “Chico” Corrales as the IBF Super Featherweight Champion, a title he held from October 23, 1999 to September 2, 2000?

Round 7:

Hopkins reached the middleweight record of 20 title defenses on February 19, 2005, against who?

Round 8:

Antonio Tarver suffered his first professional loss against which fighter?

Round 9:

Tomas Adamek made his professional debut against a fighter from which country? (Clue: This quiz was compiled by Matt Hamilton for ESNewsReporting)

Boxing Ring

"Let's Get Ready to Rumble!"

Round 10:

David Haye’s only professional loss to date was against which fighter (in 2004)?

Round 11:

Nikolai Valuev has a professional record of 50 wins, 2 losses with 1 No Contest. Who were the two defeats at the hands of?

Round 12:

In August 2005 it had been reported that which State’s Athletic Commission had banned Evander Holyfield from boxing in their State stating “diminishing skills” as the reason for their decision?

Scoring is by the Unified Rules of Boxing Wisdom: 10-9 for a correct answer; 9-10 for an incorrect answer and 10-8 for getting the bonus question fully correct.

Answers will be released with new week’s Quiz #2. Good luck!