History Of Modern Boxing

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History Of Modern Boxing

This is a quiz that covers what you have learned about the history of modern boxers. Please choose and enter the correct answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Who invented the modern boxing glove?
    • A. 

      A) James Glover

    • B. 

      B) Ryan Thomas

    • C. 

      C) Jack Broughton

    • D. 

      D) James Naismith

  • 2. 
    2. What was Rocky Marciano's professional record?
    • A. 

      A) 55 wins, 10 losses, 50 knockouts

    • B. 

      B) 49 wins, 0 losses, 43 knockouts

    • C. 

      C) 79 wins, 2 losses, 70 knockouts

    • D. 

      D) 42 wins, 0 losses, 39 knockouts

  • 3. 
    3.                                                    invented the Rope-a-Dope strategy.
  • 4. 
    4.                                           was the youngest Heavyweight Champion ever.
  • 5. 
    5. Roy Jones Jr. held titles in 4 different weight classes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    6. Jack Johnson had the most knockouts in boxing history with 145.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    7. Which weight class did Roy Jones "not" hold a title?
    • A. 

      A) Lightweight

    • B. 

      B) Middleweight

    • C. 

      C) Super Lightweight

    • D. 

      D) Super Heavyweight

  • 8. 
    8. Boxers have a              chance of suffering brain damage.
    • A. 

      A) 50%

    • B. 

      B) 63%

    • C. 

      C) 80%

    • D. 

      D) 87%

  • 9. 
    9. Boxers in the middle weight class cannot exceed                  .
    • A. 

      A) 157 lbs

    • B. 

      B) 160 lbs

    • C. 

      C) 162 lbs

    • D. 

      D) 165 lbs

  • 10. 
    10. Which of the two boxers do you feel is better and why?        Muhammad Ali or Rocky Marciano