Do You Know About Boxing?

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Do You Know About Boxing? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the cause of the May 7, 2007 death of 29-year old boxer Diego "Chico" Corrales?

    • A.

      Lung Cancer

    • B.

      Head Injury

    • C.

      Heart Failure

    • D.

      Motorcycle Accident

    Correct Answer
    D. Motorcycle Accident
    Explanation
    Diego "Chico" Corrales died on May 7, 2007, due to a motorcycle accident.

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  • 2. 

    Which Latin singer sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the 2007 De La Hoya-Mayweather bout?

    • A.

      Marc Anthony

    • B.

      Shakira

    • C.

      Jennifer Lopez

    • D.

      Ricky Martin

    Correct Answer
    A. Marc Anthony
    Explanation
    Marc Anthony is the correct answer because he is a Latin singer who sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the 2007 De La Hoya-Mayweather bout.

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  • 3. 

    Which rapper led boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to the ring for his May 2007 match with Oscar De La Hoya?

    • A.

      50 Cent

    • B.

      Mos Def

    • C.

      Cam'ron

    • D.

      Jay-Z

    Correct Answer
    A. 50 Cent
    Explanation
    50 Cent led boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to the ring for his May 2007 match with Oscar De La Hoya.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following fighters did not participate in the Super Six World Boxing Classic?

    • A.

      Glen Johnson

    • B.

      Arthur Abraham

    • C.

      Kelly Pavlik

    • D.

      Mikkel Kessler

    Correct Answer
    C. Kelly Pavlik
    Explanation
    Kelly Pavlik did not participate in the Super Six World Boxing Classic. The Super Six World Boxing Classic was a tournament that took place from 2009 to 2011, featuring six of the top super middleweight boxers in the world. Glen Johnson, Arthur Abraham, and Mikkel Kessler were all participants in the tournament, but Kelly Pavlik was not part of it.

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  • 5. 

    In 2009, Carl Froch fought which opponent for the WBC Super-Middleweight Championship?

    • A.

      Jean Pascal

    • B.

      Mikkel Kessler

    • C.

      Lucian Bute

    • D.

      Jermain Taylor

    Correct Answer
    D. Jermain Taylor
    Explanation
    In 2009, Carl Froch fought Jermain Taylor for the WBC Super-Middleweight Championship.

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  • 6. 

    Which diminutive boxer twice defended his WBO Light Flyweight Championship in 2009?

    • A.

      Rodel Mayol

    • B.

      Jesus Iribe

    • C.

      Felipe Rivas

    • D.

      Ivan Calderon

    Correct Answer
    D. Ivan Calderon
    Explanation
    Ivan Calderon is the correct answer because he is the only boxer on the list who won and defended the WBO Light Flyweight Championship in 2009. Rodel Mayol, Jesus Iribe, and Felipe Rivas did not hold or defend this specific championship during that year.

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  • 7. 

    Which Russian boxer announced his retirement after being defeated by David Haye in 2009?

    • A.

      Alexander Emelianenko

    • B.

      Oleg Maskaev

    • C.

      Victor Oganov

    • D.

      Nikolai Valuev

    Correct Answer
    D. Nikolai Valuev
    Explanation
    Nikolai Valuev announced his retirement after being defeated by David Haye in 2009.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following fighters was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2009?

    • A.

      Mike Tyson

    • B.

      Lennox Lewis

    • C.

      Ray Mancini

    • D.

      Micky Ward

    Correct Answer
    B. Lennox Lewis
    Explanation
    Lennox Lewis was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2009. This recognition is a testament to his successful career and contribution to the sport of boxing. Lewis, a British-Canadian boxer, had an impressive record, winning multiple world heavyweight titles and defeating notable opponents. His induction into the Hall of Fame acknowledges his skill, achievements, and impact on the sport during his career.

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  • 9. 

    "Ring" Magazine's 2009 Round of the Year was the first round of a fight between Victor Ortiz and whom?

    • A.

      Marcos Maidana

    • B.

      Silverio Ortiz

    • C.

      William Gonzalez

    • D.

      DeMarcus Corley

    Correct Answer
    A. Marcos Maidana
    Explanation
    In 2009, "Ring" Magazine selected the first round of a fight between Victor Ortiz and Marcos Maidana as the Round of the Year. This means that this particular round was considered the most exciting, action-packed, and memorable round of boxing in that year.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following opponents did Andre Ward not face in 2009?

    • A.

      Allan Green

    • B.

      Edison Miranda

    • C.

      Shelby Pudwill

    • D.

      Henry Buchanan

    Correct Answer
    A. Allan Green
    Explanation
    In 2009, Andre Ward faced Edison Miranda, Shelby Pudwill, and Henry Buchanan, but he did not face Allan Green.

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  • 11. 

    How many professional fights did Ricky Hatton win before retiring in 2009?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      40

    • C.

      35

    • D.

      45

    Correct Answer
    D. 45
    Explanation
    Ricky Hatton won a total of 45 professional fights before retiring in 2009.

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  • 12. 

    Which fighter ended a two-year retirement by defeating Jose Alfaro in 2010?

    • A.

      Evander Holyfield

    • B.

      Jesus Chavez

    • C.

      David Diaz

    • D.

      Erik Morales

    Correct Answer
    D. Erik Morales
    Explanation
    Erik Morales is the correct answer because he ended a two-year retirement by defeating Jose Alfaro in 2010. This means that Morales had taken a break from his fighting career for two years and then made a comeback by defeating Alfaro. The other fighters mentioned, Evander Holyfield, Jesus Chavez, and David Diaz, are not relevant to the question as they did not end a retirement in 2010 by defeating Jose Alfaro.

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  • 13. 

    Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr.'s 2010 match was a rematch of a fight from which year?

    • A.

      1992

    • B.

      1995

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    D. 1993
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1993. This is because the 2010 match between Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr. was a rematch of a fight that took place in 1993.

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  • 14. 

    In which way did Arthur Abraham lose his 2010 match with Andre Dirrell?

    • A.

      Knockout

    • B.

      Decision

    • C.

      Disqualification

    • D.

      Technical Knockout

    Correct Answer
    C. Disqualification
    Explanation
    Arthur Abraham lost his 2010 match with Andre Dirrell by disqualification. This means that he was disqualified from the match due to a violation of the rules. The specific reason for the disqualification is not provided in the question, but it could be due to actions such as illegal punches, excessive fouls, or unsportsmanlike conduct.

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  • 15. 

    How old was Glen Johnson when he upset Yusef Mack in their 2010 fight?

    • A.

      43

    • B.

      45

    • C.

      41

    • D.

      39

    Correct Answer
    C. 41
    Explanation
    Glen Johnson was 41 years old when he upset Yusef Mack in their 2010 fight.

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  • 16. 

    Who made his 5th IBF Super Middleweight title defense against Edison Miranda in 2010?

    • A.

      Sergio Martinez

    • B.

      Lucian Bute

    • C.

      Kelly Pavlik

    • D.

      Andre Berto

    Correct Answer
    B. Lucian Bute
    Explanation
    Lucian Bute made his 5th IBF Super Middleweight title defense against Edison Miranda in 2010.

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  • 17. 

    Which fighter was forced to end his 2010 match with Paul Williams after falling out of the ring?

    • A.

      Mark Suarez

    • B.

      Antwone Smith

    • C.

      Carlos Molina

    • D.

      Kermit Cintron

    Correct Answer
    D. Kermit Cintron
    Explanation
    Kermit Cintron was forced to end his 2010 match with Paul Williams after falling out of the ring.

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  • 18. 

    Miguel Cotto defeated which opponent by ninth round stoppage in 2010?

    • A.

      Alfonso Gomez

    • B.

      Michael Jennings

    • C.

      Zab Judah

    • D.

      Yuri Foreman

    Correct Answer
    D. Yuri Foreman
    Explanation
    In 2010, Miguel Cotto defeated Yuri Foreman by a ninth-round stoppage.

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  • 19. 

    Manny Pacquiao's 2010 fight with Antonio Margarito took place at which weight level?

    • A.

      Super Welterweight

    • B.

      Middleweight

    • C.

      Lightweight

    • D.

      Super Bantamweight

    Correct Answer
    A. Super Welterweight
    Explanation
    Manny Pacquiao's 2010 fight with Antonio Margarito took place at the Super Welterweight weight level.

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  • 20. 

    What was the outcome of a 2010 fight between Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal?

    • A.

      Unanimous Decision

    • B.

      No Contest

    • C.

      Technical Knockout

    • D.

      Majority Draw

    Correct Answer
    D. Majority Draw
    Explanation
    The outcome of the 2010 fight between Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal was a Majority Draw. This means that the judges' scorecards were unable to determine a clear winner, as two judges scored the fight as a draw while the third judge scored it in favor of one fighter. Therefore, the fight ended without a decisive victory for either boxer.

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  • 21. 

    Which Olympic gold medalist was defeated handily by David Haye in a 2010?

    • A.

      Tomasz Bonin

    • B.

      Monte Barrett

    • C.

      Audley Harrison

    • D.

      John Ruiz

    Correct Answer
    C. Audley Harrison
    Explanation
    Audley Harrison was defeated handily by David Haye in 2010.

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  • 22. 

    Which fighter returned from a year-long hiatus to defeat Carlos Quintana in 2010?

    • A.

      Andre Berto

    • B.

      Freddy Hernandez

    • C.

      Victor Ortiz

    • D.

      Juan Urango

    Correct Answer
    A. Andre Berto
    Explanation
    Andre Berto returned from a year-long hiatus to defeat Carlos Quintana in 2010.

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  • 23. 

    Which country won 8 out of a possible 10 gold medals in men's boxing at the 2011 Pan American Games?

    • A.

      Jamaica

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      The United States

    • D.

      Cuba

    Correct Answer
    D. Cuba
    Explanation
    Cuba won 8 out of a possible 10 gold medals in men's boxing at the 2011 Pan American Games.

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  • 24. 

    Which MMA fighter needed only 17 seconds to win his 2011 boxing debut?

    • A.

      Matt Hughes

    • B.

      Chuck Liddell

    • C.

      Kimbo Slice

    • D.

      Brock Lesnar

    Correct Answer
    C. Kimbo Slice
    Explanation
    Kimbo Slice is the correct answer because he needed only 17 seconds to win his 2011 boxing debut. This suggests that he was able to quickly dominate his opponent and secure a victory in a very short amount of time.

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  • 25. 

    The 2011 championship bout between Nonito Donaire and Omar Narvaez was fought at which venue?

    • A.

      Yankee Stadium

    • B.

      Giants Stadium

    • C.

      Carnegie Hall

    • D.

      Madison Square Garden

    Correct Answer
    D. Madison Square Garden
    Explanation
    The 2011 championship bout between Nonito Donaire and Omar Narvaez took place at Madison Square Garden. Madison Square Garden is a famous venue in New York City known for hosting various sporting events, including boxing matches. It is considered a historic and iconic location for boxing matches, making it a fitting choice for such a high-profile championship bout.

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  • 26. 

    Which fighter scored a brutal knockout win over Roy Jones, Jr. in 2011?

    • A.

      Denis Lebedev

    • B.

      James Toney

    • C.

      Marco Huck

    • D.

      Shawn Terry Cox

    Correct Answer
    A. Denis Lebedev
    Explanation
    Denis Lebedev is the correct answer because he scored a brutal knockout win over Roy Jones, Jr. in 2011.

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  • 27. 

    Which fighter was knocked out by Nonito Donaire in their 2011 bantamweight fight?

    • A.

      Vic Darchinyan

    • B.

      Victor Terrazas

    • C.

      Fernando Montiel

    • D.

      Martin Castillo

    Correct Answer
    C. Fernando Montiel
    Explanation
    In their 2011 bantamweight fight, Nonito Donaire knocked out Fernando Montiel.

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  • 28. 

    Which fighter unified the IBF and WBA World Featherweight titles in 2011?

    • A.

      Jorge Solis

    • B.

      Yuriorkis Gamboa

    • C.

      Brian Magee

    • D.

      Orlando Salido

    Correct Answer
    B. Yuriorkis Gamboa
    Explanation
    Yuriorkis Gamboa unified the IBF and WBA World Featherweight titles in 2011.

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  • 29. 

    A match between Mike Jones and what other fighter was the co-main event of a HBO 2011 broadcast?

    • A.

      Mike Alvarado

    • B.

      Jose Hernandez

    • C.

      Gabriel Martinez

    • D.

      Jesus Soto Karass

    Correct Answer
    D. Jesus Soto Karass
    Explanation
    In 2011, a match between Mike Jones and Jesus Soto Karass was the co-main event of an HBO broadcast.

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  • 30. 

    Which boxer split a pair of fights against Johnathan Barros in 2011?

    • A.

      Lorenzo Parra

    • B.

      Celestino Caballero

    • C.

      Steve Molitor

    • D.

      Jason Litzau

    Correct Answer
    B. Celestino Caballero
    Explanation
    In 2011, Celestino Caballero split a pair of fights against Johnathan Barros.

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