Boxing Challenge: Would You Pass?

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  • 1. 

    Which boxer was the first to defeat Sirimongkol Singwangcha?

    • A.

      Cory Spinks

    • B.

      Edwin Casano

    • C.

      Joichiro Tatsuyoshi

    • D.

      Ric Ramirez

    Correct Answer
    C. Joichiro Tatsuyoshi
    Explanation
    Joichiro Tatsuyoshi was the first boxer to defeat Sirimongkol Singwangcha.

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  • 2. 

    Why didn't Roy Jones win a gold medal in boxing at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games?

    • A.

      He Was Knocked Out

    • B.

      He Assaulted A Ref

    • C.

      Controversial Decision

    • D.

      He Had The Flu

    Correct Answer
    C. Controversial Decision
    Explanation
    Roy Jones did not win a gold medal in boxing at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games due to a controversial decision. This suggests that the judges' decision regarding the winner of the match was disputed or deemed unfair by many. It implies that there might have been disagreement or controversy surrounding the judgment of the match, which ultimately affected the outcome and prevented Jones from winning the gold medal.

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  • 3. 

    Why did Juan Luzcano lose his ninth professional fight, after winning the first eight?

    • A.

      Broke His Hand Early In The Fight

    • B.

      Didn't Show Up For The Bout

    • C.

      Underestimated His Opponent

    • D.

      His Dad Died Right Before The Fight

    Correct Answer
    A. Broke His Hand Early In The Fight
    Explanation
    Juan Luzcano lost his ninth professional fight because he broke his hand early in the fight. This injury likely affected his ability to effectively punch and defend himself, putting him at a significant disadvantage against his opponent. Despite winning his previous eight fights, the broken hand hindered his performance and ultimately resulted in his defeat.

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  • 4. 

    Which company promoted the May 5, 2007 De La Hoya-Mayweather boxing match?

    • A.

      Lewis Promotions

    • B.

      King Promotions

    • C.

      Pretty Boy Promotions

    • D.

      Golden Boy Promotions

    Correct Answer
    D. Golden Boy Promotions
    Explanation
    Golden Boy Promotions promoted the May 5, 2007 De La Hoya-Mayweather boxing match.

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  • 5. 

    On which date in 2009 did Floyd Mayweather, Jr. take on Juan Manuel Marquez?

    • A.

      June 16th

    • B.

      September 19th

    • C.

      August 17th

    • D.

      July 18th

    Correct Answer
    B. September 19th
    Explanation
    Floyd Mayweather, Jr. took on Juan Manuel Marquez on September 19th in 2009.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the only American to win a medal at the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships?

    • A.

      Tim Austin

    • B.

      Frankie Gomez

    • C.

      Karl Dargan

    • D.

      Malik Scott

    Correct Answer
    B. Frankie Gomez
    Explanation
    Frankie Gomez was the only American to win a medal at the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships. This means that out of the four options given, Gomez was the only one who achieved this feat.

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  • 7. 

    Which opponent did Toshiaki Nishioka defeat in 2009 to win a Super Bantamweight Championship?

    • A.

      Jose Alonso

    • B.

      Rendall Monroe

    • C.

      Genaro Garcia

    • D.

      Hugo Vargas

    Correct Answer
    C. Genaro Garcia
    Explanation
    Toshiaki Nishioka defeated Genaro Garcia in 2009 to win a Super Bantamweight Championship.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following 2009 boxing matches did not end in a knockout?

    • A.

      Mike Alvarez vs. Emmanuel Clottey

    • B.

      Tomas Rojas vs. Evans Mbamba

    • C.

      Antonio Pitalua vs. Jose Reyes

    • D.

      Brian Viloria vs. Ulises Solis

    Correct Answer
    B. Tomas Rojas vs. Evans Mbamba
    Explanation
    Out of the given boxing matches in 2009, the only match that did not end in a knockout was the one between Tomas Rojas and Evans Mbamba.

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  • 9. 

    Which country won the most medals at the 2009 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Thailand

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    A. China
    Explanation
    China won the most medals at the 2009 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships.

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  • 10. 

    In which round did Hozumi Hasegawa knock out Vusi Malinga in their 2009 fight?

    • A.

      10th

    • B.

      1st

    • C.

      9th

    • D.

      2nd

    Correct Answer
    B. 1st
    Explanation
    Hozumi Hasegawa knocked out Vusi Malinga in the 1st round of their 2009 fight.

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  • 11. 

    In 2009, Israel Vazquez took a break from fighting Rafael Marquez to face which opponent?

    • A.

      Jhonny Gonzalez

    • B.

      Angel Priolo

    • C.

      Oscar Larios

    • D.

      Ivan Hernandez

    Correct Answer
    B. Angel Priolo
    Explanation
    Israel Vazquez took a break from fighting Rafael Marquez in 2009 to face Angel Priolo as his opponent.

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  • 12. 

    Pongsaklek Wonjongkam, a native of which country, won an Interim WBC Flyweight title in 2009?

    • A.

      Thailand

    • B.

      Malaysia

    • C.

      Burma

    • D.

      Vietnam

    Correct Answer
    A. Thailand
    Explanation
    Pongsaklek Wonjongkam, a native of Thailand, won an Interim WBC Flyweight title in 2009.

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  • 13. 

    "Ring" Magazine's 2010 Junior Middleweight Fight of the Year involved which of the following fighters?

    • A.

      Ricky Burns

    • B.

      Abner Mares

    • C.

      Jose Pinzon

    • D.

      Brian Vera

    Correct Answer
    C. Jose Pinzon
  • 14. 

    Mohammad Ghossoun, a native of which country, won a gold medal in boxing at the 2010 Asian Games?

    • A.

      Jordan

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      Saudi Arabia

    • D.

      Syria

    Correct Answer
    D. Syria
    Explanation
    Mohammad Ghossoun, a native of Syria, won a gold medal in boxing at the 2010 Asian Games.

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  • 15. 

    How many rounds did it take for Juan Manuel Lopez to knock out Bernabe Concepcion in 2010?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    Juan Manuel Lopez knocked out Bernabe Concepcion in 2 rounds in 2010.

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  • 16. 

    Which country won three gold medals at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics?

    • A.

      Cuba

    • B.

      Lithuania

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Ireland

    Correct Answer
    A. Cuba
    Explanation
    Cuba won three gold medals at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.

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  • 17. 

    Boxer BJ Flores suffered his first professional loss against which opponent in 2010?

    • A.

      Danny Green

    • B.

      Stipe Drews

    • C.

      Otis Griffin

    • D.

      Paul Briggs

    Correct Answer
    A. Danny Green
    Explanation
    In 2010, Boxer BJ Flores experienced his first professional loss against Danny Green.

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  • 18. 

    In which country was the 2010 fight between Mikkel Kessler and Carl Froch held?

    • A.

      Belgium

    • B.

      The Netherlands

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Denmark

    Correct Answer
    D. Denmark
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Denmark. The 2010 fight between Mikkel Kessler and Carl Froch took place in Denmark.

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  • 19. 

    Which Canadian took home a gold medal in women's boxing at the 2011 Pan American Games?

    • A.

      Mary Spencer

    • B.

      Kara Ro

    • C.

      Sandra Bizier

    • D.

      Diana Dutra

    Correct Answer
    A. Mary Spencer
    Explanation
    Mary Spencer is the correct answer because she won a gold medal in women's boxing at the 2011 Pan American Games. The other options, Kara Ro, Sandra Bizier, and Diana Dutra, did not win gold medals in women's boxing at that event.

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  • 20. 

    Marco Antonio Rubio pulled off a major upset in 2011 by defeating which prospect?

    • A.

      Matt Vanda

    • B.

      Wilson Santana

    • C.

      Samuel Miller

    • D.

      David Lemieux

    Correct Answer
    D. David Lemieux
    Explanation
    Marco Antonio Rubio pulled off a major upset in 2011 by defeating David Lemieux. This victory was unexpected because David Lemieux was considered a promising prospect at the time. Rubio's win against Lemieux was a significant accomplishment in his career and showcased his skills and determination in the boxing ring.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following fighters was on the Amir Khan vs. Zab Judah undercard in 2011?

    • A.

      Jhonny Gonzalez

    • B.

      John Duddy

    • C.

      James Kirkland

    • D.

      Emmanuel Augustus

    Correct Answer
    C. James Kirkland
    Explanation
    James Kirkland was on the Amir Khan vs. Zab Judah undercard in 2011.

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  • 22. 

    In which round did Floyd Mayweather, Jr. knock out Victor Ortiz in their 2011 duel?

    • A.

      2nd

    • B.

      8th

    • C.

      6th

    • D.

      4th

    Correct Answer
    D. 4th
    Explanation
    Floyd Mayweather, Jr. knocked out Victor Ortiz in the 4th round of their 2011 duel.

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  • 23. 

    Which fighter's bout with Andre Berto ended prematurely when his right eye closed up?

    • A.

      Victor Ortiz

    • B.

      Dejan Zevac

    • C.

      Juan Urango

    • D.

      Carlos Quintana

    Correct Answer
    B. Dejan Zevac
    Explanation
    Dejan Zevac's bout with Andre Berto ended prematurely when his right eye closed up. This suggests that Zevac sustained an injury or received a blow to his eye during the fight, causing it to swell and impair his vision. As a result, the fight was stopped early for his safety and to prevent further damage to his eye.

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  • 24. 

    Which tagline was used for a 2011 fight between Sergio Martinez and Sergiy Dzinziruk?

    • A.

      The Threat is Real

    • B.

      No More Talking

    • C.

      Fire and Ice

    • D.

      Showdown

    Correct Answer
    A. The Threat is Real
    Explanation
    The tagline "The Threat is Real" was used for the 2011 fight between Sergio Martinez and Sergiy Dzinziruk. This tagline suggests that both fighters are formidable opponents and poses a real threat to each other. It conveys the intensity and seriousness of the fight, emphasizing the high stakes and potential danger involved.

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  • 25. 

    Which was the only country to surpass 5 medals at the 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      United Kingdom

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Ukraine

    Correct Answer
    A. Russia
    Explanation
    Russia was the only country to surpass 5 medals at the 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships. This suggests that Russia performed exceptionally well in the tournament, outperforming other countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany, and Ukraine.

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  • 26. 

    Which boxer defeated Ricky Hatton's brother Matthew in a 2011 fight?

    • A.

      Saul Alvarez

    • B.

      Yuriy Nuzhnenko

    • C.

      Lovemore N'dou

    • D.

      Mikheil Khutsishvili

    Correct Answer
    A. Saul Alvarez
    Explanation
    Saul Alvarez defeated Ricky Hatton's brother Matthew in a 2011 fight.

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  • 27. 

    The women's boxing event at the 2012 Summer Olympics was divided into how many weight divisions?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The women's boxing event at the 2012 Summer Olympics was divided into 3 weight divisions.

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  • 28. 

    In which country did Wladimir Klitschko defend his Heavyweight belt against Tony Thompson in 2012?

    • A.

      Latvia

    • B.

      Austria

    • C.

      Switzerland

    • D.

      Croatia

    Correct Answer
    C. Switzerland
    Explanation
    In 2012, Wladimir Klitschko defended his Heavyweight belt against Tony Thompson in Switzerland.

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  • 29. 

    Danny Garcia won the Light Welterweight title for which sanctioning body in 2012?

    • A.

      IBF

    • B.

      WBC

    • C.

      WBA

    • D.

      WBO

    Correct Answer
    B. WBC
    Explanation
    Danny Garcia won the Light Welterweight title for the WBC sanctioning body in 2012.

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  • 30. 

    In which round did Orlando Salido knock out Juan Manuel Lopez in their 2012 fight?

    • A.

      8th

    • B.

      6th

    • C.

      10th

    • D.

      4th

    Correct Answer
    C. 10th
    Explanation
    In their 2012 fight, Orlando Salido knocked out Juan Manuel Lopez in the 10th round.

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  • 31. 

    Who became British Super Bantamweight Champion in 2011 with a victory over Jason Booth?

    • A.

      Andrey Kostin

    • B.

      Scott Quigg

    • C.

      Rendall Munroe

    • D.

      Sumalia Badu

    Correct Answer
    B. Scott Quigg
    Explanation
    Scott Quigg became the British Super Bantamweight Champion in 2011 by defeating Jason Booth.

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  • 32. 

    In April of 2012, Koki Kameda won his fight against Nouldy Manakane in which Japanese city?

    • A.

      Tokyo

    • B.

      Hiroshima

    • C.

      Nagano

    • D.

      Yokohama

    Correct Answer
    D. Yokohama
    Explanation
    Koki Kameda won his fight against Nouldy Manakane in Yokohama.

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  • 33. 

    In which US city did Adrien Broner defend his Super Featherweight title against Perez in 2012?

    • A.

      St. Louis

    • B.

      Portland

    • C.

      Dallas

    • D.

      Atlantic City

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis
    Explanation
    Adrien Broner defended his Super Featherweight title against Perez in St. Louis in 2012.

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  • 34. 

    How many American boxers qualified for the Olympics through the 2012 Regional Qualifiers?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    Six American boxers qualified for the Olympics through the 2012 Regional Qualifiers.

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