Boxing Trivia Questions

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    Boxing Trivia

    Trivia about all things boxing including professional boxing and Olympic boxing.

Career Record for Sugar Ray Leonard

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What was Sugar Ray Leonard’s career boxing record?

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Sugar Ray Leonard amassed a career record of 36 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. At various points in his career he held the NABF Welterweight title, WBC & The Ring Welterweight titles, WBA & The Ring Light Middleweight titles, WBA Welterweight, WBC and The Ring Middleweight titles, and WBC Light Heavyweight and WBC Super Middleweight titles. He retired after his third loss to Hector Camacho in 1997.

Marvin Hagler’s Boxing Record

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What was Marvelous Marvin Hagler’s career boxing record?

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In a career that spanned 1973 to 1987, Marvelous Marvin Hagler amassed a career record of 62 wins (52 by knockout), 3 losses, and 2 draws.

Boxing Hall of Fame

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Where is the Boxing Hall of Fame located?

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The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) is located in in Canastota, New York. It is within driving distance of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown and the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta.

George Foreman’s First Heavyweight Title

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When did George Foreman first win the Heavyweight Boxing Championship and who did he defeat?

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On January 22, 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica, George Foreman beat Joe Frazier by TKO in the second round of their heavyweight championship fight to win his first title.

Oldest to Win Heavyweight Boxing Championship

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Who is the oldest boxer to win the heavyweight title?

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On November 4, 1994, at the age of 45, George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their title fight in Las Vegas to become the oldest heavyweight boxer to win a title.

Top Rated AFI Sports Movie

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The American Film Institute (AFI) publishes a list of the 100 greatest American movies of all time. What is the top ranked movie with a sports theme?

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1980’s Raging Bull about middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta staring Robert De Niro comes in on the AFI List of the 100 greatest American movies at number 24 to take top honors for sports movies.

First Heavyweight Title for Muhammad Ali

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When did boxing great Muhammad Ali win his first heavyweight title and who did he defeat?

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Muhammad Ali won his first heavyweight title on February 25, 1964 in a title fight in Miami, Florida. He defeated Sonny Liston when Liston failed to answer the bell in the 7th round.

Only One to go 15 Rounds with the Rocky Marciano

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Who is the only boxer to go 15 rounds with heavyweight Rocky Marciano?

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Rocky Marciano won the heavyweight title in 1952 and held the title until his retirement in 1956. In his boxing career he had 49 fights, all of which he won with 43 won by knockout. The only person to go 15 rounds with Rocky Marciano was Ezzard Charles in a title fight in 1954, which Marciano won by a unanimous decision. The two fought again later that same year and Marciano knocked out Charles in the 8th round.

Marvelous Marvin Hagler Wins Middleweight Title

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Who did Marvelous Marvin Hagler defeat to win boxing’s middleweight title?

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On September 27, 1980 Marvin Hagler beat English boxer Alan Minter in the 3rd round by a TKO to win boxing’s middleweight title, a title he held until his loss to Sugar Ray Leonard on April 5, 1987.