How Big Of An Boxing Expert Are You?

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  • 1. 

    Which of these is something that Oscar De La Hoya likes to do when not boxing?

    • A.

      Running

    • B.

      Landscaping

    • C.

      Writing

    • D.

      Architecture

    Correct Answer
    D. Architecture
    Explanation
    Oscar De La Hoya likes to do architecture when he is not boxing. This suggests that he has an interest or passion for designing and creating buildings or structures. It is possible that he enjoys exploring different architectural styles, learning about construction techniques, or even designing his own buildings. This hobby outside of boxing allows him to express his creativity and engage in a different form of artistic expression.

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  • 2. 

    What was the title of Paul Briggs' autobiography?

    • A.

      Paul Briggs: The Fighter

    • B.

      Blood, Sweat, KO

    • C.

      Paul Briggs: An Autobiography

    • D.

      Heart, Soul, Fire

    Correct Answer
    D. Heart, Soul, Fire
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Heart, Soul, Fire". This title is likely the most suitable for an autobiography as it captures the essence of Paul Briggs' personal journey and experiences. It suggests that the book will delve into the depths of his emotions, determination, and passion, giving readers a glimpse into the fire that fueled his life as a fighter.

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  • 3. 

    How tall is boxer Pietro Aurino?

    • A.

      6' 1"

    • B.

      5' 11"

    • C.

      5' 9"

    • D.

      6' 0"

    Correct Answer
    B. 5' 11"
    Explanation
    Pietro Aurino is 5' 11" tall.

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  • 4. 

    In what year was boxer Rico Hoye born?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1972

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    B. 1974
    Explanation
    Rico Hoye was born in 1974.

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  • 5. 

    Samuel Peter is known by what nickname?

    • A.

      The Nigerian Nightmare

    • B.

      The Nigerian Killer

    • C.

      The Nigerian Nailer

    • D.

      The Nigerian Knockout

    Correct Answer
    A. The Nigerian Nightmare
    Explanation
    Samuel Peter is known by the nickname "The Nigerian Nightmare" because it represents his reputation as a formidable and intimidating boxer. This nickname highlights his Nigerian heritage and emphasizes his aggressive and dominant fighting style, making him a formidable opponent in the ring.

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  • 6. 

    Who did Tomasz Adamek lose his title to in February, 2007?

    • A.

      Antonio Tarver

    • B.

      Thomas Ulrich

    • C.

      Chad Dawson

    • D.

      Paul Briggs

    Correct Answer
    C. Chad Dawson
    Explanation
    In February 2007, Tomasz Adamek lost his title to Chad Dawson.

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  • 7. 

    What nickname was Tony Thompson given?

    • A.

      Fat Tony

    • B.

      The Pony

    • C.

      The Tiger

    • D.

      Little Tony

    Correct Answer
    C. The Tiger
    Explanation
    The nickname "The Tiger" was given to Tony Thompson.

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  • 8. 

    When did Vernon Forrest win his first major title?

    • A.

      37026

    • B.

      37282

    • C.

      35933

    • D.

      37057

    Correct Answer
    A. 37026
  • 9. 

    Vivian Harris began his pro boxing career in November 1997 with a fight against?

    • A.

      Levi Long

    • B.

      Oktay Urkal

    • C.

      Ivan Robinson

    • D.

      Adam Salas

    Correct Answer
    A. Levi Long
    Explanation
    Vivian Harris began his pro boxing career in November 1997 with a fight against Levi Long.

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  • 10. 

    Who did Vladimir Virchis beat for the Ukrainian Heavyweight boxing title in 2002?

    • A.

      Youri Yelistratov

    • B.

      Sergiy Ivanets

    • C.

      Igor Petrenko

    • D.

      Ruslan Khalifa

    Correct Answer
    A. Youri Yelistratov
    Explanation
    Vladimir Virchis beat Youri Yelistratov for the Ukrainian Heavyweight boxing title in 2002.

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  • 11. 

    What year was boxer Alex Arthur born?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1968

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    B. 1978
    Explanation
    Alex Arthur was born in 1978.

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  • 12. 

    In March 2004, Carl Froch defeated Charles Adamu for what boxing title?

    • A.

      Commonwealth Super Middleweight

    • B.

      British Middleweight

    • C.

      British Heavyweight

    • D.

      World Super Middleweight

    Correct Answer
    A. Commonwealth Super Middleweight
    Explanation
    In March 2004, Carl Froch defeated Charles Adamu for the Commonwealth Super Middleweight boxing title. This means that Froch won the championship in the super middleweight division of the Commonwealth Boxing Council. It is important to note that the other options (British Middleweight, British Heavyweight, and World Super Middleweight) are not correct because they do not correspond to the specific title that Froch won in that particular fight.

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  • 13. 

    How many punches did Carlos Baldomir land in his '06 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.?

    • A.

      120

    • B.

      199

    • C.

      79

    • D.

      278

    Correct Answer
    C. 79
    Explanation
    In his 2006 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Carlos Baldomir landed a total of 79 punches.

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  • 14. 

    In what year did Felix Sturm debut as a professional boxer?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    B. 2001
    Explanation
    Felix Sturm debuted as a professional boxer in the year 2001.

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  • 15. 

    Who did Jose Armando S. Cruz lose his boxing title to on August 12, 2006?

    • A.

      Leonard Dorin

    • B.

      Diego Corrales

    • C.

      David Diaz

    • D.

      Lakva Sim

    Correct Answer
    C. David Diaz
    Explanation
    Jose Armando S. Cruz lost his boxing title to David Diaz on August 12, 2006.

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  • 16. 

    In 2005 and 2006, Kelly Pavlik fought in what weight class for the NABF title?

    • A.

      Middleweight

    • B.

      Bantamweight

    • C.

      Heavyweight

    • D.

      Featherweight

    Correct Answer
    A. Middleweight
    Explanation
    Kelly Pavlik fought in the middleweight weight class for the NABF title in 2005 and 2006. This means that he competed in the division that typically has a weight limit of 160 pounds. The middleweight division is known for its competitive and skilled fighters, and Pavlik's participation in this weight class demonstrates his ability to compete at a high level in boxing.

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  • 17. 

    Why was boxer Lucian Bute's fight on December 1, 2006, reset to January 26, 2007?

    • A.

      Conflicting Divorce Court Date

    • B.

      Death In The Family

    • C.

      Injured Leg

    • D.

      Hand Injury

    Correct Answer
    D. Hand Injury
    Explanation
    The fight was reset to January 26, 2007, because Lucian Bute suffered a hand injury. This injury likely rendered him unable to compete on the original December 1, 2006, date.

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  • 18. 

    What was Marco Huck's birth name?

    • A.

      Mirsad Hukovic

    • B.

      Macarska Huljic

    • C.

      Muamer Hukic

    • D.

      Munaveric Husnjak

    Correct Answer
    C. Muamer Hukic
    Explanation
    Marco Huck's birth name is Muamer Hukic.

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  • 19. 

    Who is the first boxer to beat Markus Beyer outside of Germany?

    • A.

      Glenn Catley

    • B.

      Cristian Sanavia

    • C.

      Mikkel Kessler

    • D.

      Simon Andrews

    Correct Answer
    C. Mikkel Kessler
    Explanation
    Mikkel Kessler is the correct answer because he is the first boxer to defeat Markus Beyer outside of Germany. This implies that Beyer had previously been undefeated outside of Germany and Kessler was the first to defeat him in an international match.

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  • 20. 

    Why was O'Neil Bell stripped of his IBF Cruiserweight title?

    • A.

      Bad-Mouthing The IBF Head

    • B.

      He Pulled Out Of A Fight

    • C.

      Conduct Not Befitting A Champion

    • D.

      He Got Into Brawl

    Correct Answer
    B. He Pulled Out Of A Fight
    Explanation
    O'Neil Bell was stripped of his IBF Cruiserweight title because he pulled out of a fight. This means that he withdrew from a scheduled bout, which is a violation of the rules and regulations set by the IBF. As a champion, it is expected that he fulfills his obligations and competes in the scheduled fights. By pulling out, he failed to meet this requirement and thus lost his title.

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  • 21. 

    In the second meeting of boxers Oscar Larios and Willie Jorin, how did the fight end?

    • A.

      The Fight Was Declared A Draw

    • B.

      Larios Lost To Jorin By Decision

    • C.

      Larios Was Knocked Out By Jorin

    • D.

      Larios TKO'd Jorin

    Correct Answer
    D. Larios TKO'd Jorin
    Explanation
    In the second meeting between boxers Oscar Larios and Willie Jorin, the fight ended with Larios winning by TKO (Technical Knockout) over Jorin. This means that Larios was able to knock out Jorin in such a way that the referee decided to stop the fight and declare Larios the winner.

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  • 22. 

    Who first suggested that Paul Williams take up boxing?

    • A.

      His P.E. Teacher

    • B.

      His School Bus Driver

    • C.

      His Best Friend

    • D.

      His Father

    Correct Answer
    B. His School Bus Driver
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "His School Bus Driver." This suggests that it was the school bus driver who first suggested that Paul Williams take up boxing.

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  • 23. 

    Which boxing style does Rico Hoye use?

    • A.

      Brawler

    • B.

      Southpaw

    • C.

      Orthodox

    • D.

      Hybrid

    Correct Answer
    C. Orthodox
    Explanation
    Rico Hoye uses the orthodox boxing style, which is the most common and traditional stance in boxing. In this style, the boxer's left hand and left foot are positioned forward, while the right hand and right foot are positioned back. This allows for a powerful right hand punch and better defense against an opponent's punches. The orthodox style is favored by many boxers due to its balance and versatility in both offense and defense.

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  • 24. 

    When did Rocky Juarez go professional?

    • A.

      37515

    • B.

      36904

    • C.

      38185

    • D.

      38857

    Correct Answer
    B. 36904
  • 25. 

    Where did boxer Saul Roman's first professional fight outside of Mexico take place?

    • A.

      Tacoma, WA

    • B.

      Phoenix, AZ

    • C.

      Dallas, TX

    • D.

      Temecula, CA

    Correct Answer
    B. Phoenix, AZ
    Explanation
    Saul Roman's first professional fight outside of Mexico took place in Phoenix, AZ.

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  • 26. 

    How many times did "Sugar" Shane Mosley defend his world lightweight title in 1998?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    C. Five
    Explanation
    In 1998, "Sugar" Shane Mosley defended his world lightweight title five times.

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  • 27. 

    During which year was boxer Urbano Antillon born?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    A. 1982
    Explanation
    Urbano Antillon was born in 1982.

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  • 28. 

    In which African nation was Vivian Harris born?

    • A.

      Guyana

    • B.

      Namibia

    • C.

      Chad

    • D.

      Liberia

    Correct Answer
    A. Guyana
    Explanation
    Vivian Harris was born in Guyana, which is a country located in South America, not Africa. Therefore, the given answer is incorrect.

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  • 29. 

    How tall is boxer Vladimir Virchis?

    • A.

      6' 1"

    • B.

      6' 6"

    • C.

      6' 4 1/2"

    • D.

      6' 0"

    Correct Answer
    C. 6' 4 1/2"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6' 4 1/2". This means that boxer Vladimir Virchis is six feet and four and a half inches tall.

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  • 30. 

    Who defeated Adrian Diaconu in the Middleweight Quarterfinals at the 2000 Olympics?

    • A.

      Alexander Zubrikhin

    • B.

      Abdelghani Kinzi

    • C.

      Jorge Gutierrez

    • D.

      Jitender Kumar

    Correct Answer
    C. Jorge Gutierrez
    Explanation
    Jorge Gutierrez defeated Adrian Diaconu in the Middleweight Quarterfinals at the 2000 Olympics.

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