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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which two sanctioning bodies did Carlos Baldomir fail to pay in 2006?

    • A.

      IBF And WBA

    • B.

      IBF And WBC

    • C.

      WBA And WBC

    • D.

      HBO And SHO

    Correct Answer
    A. IBF And WBA
    Explanation
    Carlos Baldomir failed to pay the IBF (International Boxing Federation) and WBA (World Boxing Association) sanctioning bodies in 2006.

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  • 2. 

    What is boxer Felix Sturm's birth name?

    • A.

      Felix Sturm

    • B.

      Horst Feist

    • C.

      Adnan Catic

    • D.

      Vladimir Koznof

    Correct Answer
    C. Adnan Catic
    Explanation
    Felix Sturm's birth name is Adnan Catic.

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  • 3. 

    Before taking up boxing, Herman Ngoudjo was experienced in what other sport?

    • A.

      Field Hockey

    • B.

      Bobsledding

    • C.

      Curling

    • D.

      Marathon Running

    Correct Answer
    D. Marathon Running
    Explanation
    Herman Ngoudjo was experienced in marathon running before taking up boxing. This means that he had prior knowledge and experience in participating in long-distance running events.

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  • 4. 

    What was Jose Armando S. Cruz's record up until February of 2007?

    • A.

      23-2

    • B.

      25-0

    • C.

      19-6

    • D.

      15-10

    Correct Answer
    A. 23-2
    Explanation
    Jose Armando S. Cruz's record up until February of 2007 was 23-2.

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  • 5. 

    Jose Luis Castillo had a bout with Diego Corrales for which WBC-WBO title?

    • A.

      Lightweight

    • B.

      Heavyweight

    • C.

      Welterweight

    • D.

      Featherweight

    Correct Answer
    A. Lightweight
    Explanation
    Jose Luis Castillo had a bout with Diego Corrales for the WBC-WBO Lightweight title.

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  • 6. 

    At what age did boxer Juan Lazcano start his amateur career?

    • A.

      12 Years Old

    • B.

      15 Years Old

    • C.

      9 Years Old

    • D.

      8 Years Old

    Correct Answer
    D. 8 Years Old
    Explanation
    Juan Lazcano started his amateur boxing career at the age of 8. This indicates that he began his boxing journey at a very young age, demonstrating his early interest and dedication to the sport. Starting at such a young age suggests that Lazcano had a long-term commitment to boxing and likely gained valuable experience and skills by beginning his career at such an early stage in his life.

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  • 7. 

    Boxer Kelly Pavlik is known by what supernatural alias?

    • A.

      Spectre

    • B.

      Pixie

    • C.

      Ghost

    • D.

      Phantom

    Correct Answer
    C. Ghost
    Explanation
    Boxer Kelly Pavlik is known by the supernatural alias "Ghost" because it represents his elusive and elusive fighting style. Like a ghost, he is known for his ability to quickly disappear and reappear, making it difficult for his opponents to anticipate his moves. This alias also conveys his ability to haunt his opponents with his powerful punches, leaving a lasting impact on his matches.

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  • 8. 

    In which country was the boxer Lucian Bute born?

    • A.

      Romania

    • B.

      Hungary

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Bulgaria

    Correct Answer
    A. Romania
    Explanation
    Lucian Bute, the boxer, was born in Romania.

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  • 9. 

    Prior to boxing, what sport was Marco Huck involved in?

    • A.

      Kickboxing

    • B.

      Soccer

    • C.

      Wrestling

    • D.

      Rugby

    Correct Answer
    A. Kickboxing
    Explanation
    Marco Huck was involved in kickboxing prior to boxing. This means that before he became a professional boxer, he participated in the sport of kickboxing. Kickboxing is a combat sport that combines elements of boxing and martial arts, involving strikes and kicks using both hands and feet. This background in kickboxing likely provided Huck with valuable skills and training that he was able to transfer to his career in boxing.

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  • 10. 

    Markus Beyer shares a nickname with what American boxer?

    • A.

      Allan "Sweetness" Green

    • B.

      "Iron" Mike Tyson

    • C.

      Evander "The Real Deal" Hollyfield

    • D.

      Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini

    Correct Answer
    D. Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini
    Explanation
    Markus Beyer shares a nickname with Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini. This suggests that both Markus Beyer and Ray Mancini have the same nickname, "Boom Boom".

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  • 11. 

    What did O'Neil Bell do in February, 2007 that landed him in jail?

    • A.

      Threw An Axe At Sparring Partner

    • B.

      Beat A Man In A Bar With His Fists

    • C.

      Threatened His Ex With A Knife

    • D.

      Robbed A House At Gunpoint

    Correct Answer
    A. Threw An Axe At Sparring Partner
    Explanation
    In February 2007, O'Neil Bell landed in jail because he threw an axe at his sparring partner. This action was likely considered dangerous and potentially harmful, leading to his arrest and incarceration.

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  • 12. 

    What is the popular nickname of Oscar Larios?

    • A.

      El Vato

    • B.

      Chololo

    • C.

      El Poquito

    • D.

      El Rey

    Correct Answer
    B. Chololo
    Explanation
    Chololo is the popular nickname of Oscar Larios.

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  • 13. 

    Why makes Paul Williams unusual in the welterweight class?

    • A.

      He Has An 82" Reach

    • B.

      He Wears Size 17 Shoes

    • C.

      He's A Very Stationary Boxer

    • D.

      He's Only 5' 4" Tall

    Correct Answer
    A. He Has An 82" Reach
    Explanation
    Paul Williams is unusual in the welterweight class because he has an 82" reach. A long reach gives him an advantage in keeping his opponents at a distance and landing punches from a safe distance. It allows him to effectively control the fight and avoid getting hit. This is particularly advantageous in the welterweight class where boxers typically have shorter reaches.

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  • 14. 

    Who trained Rico Hoye?

    • A.

      Cannonball James Green

    • B.

      Shadeed Suluki

    • C.

      Bert Randolph Sugar

    • D.

      Marco Antonio Barrera

    Correct Answer
    B. Shadeed Suluki
    Explanation
    Shadeed Suluki trained Rico Hoye.

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  • 15. 

    In the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics, what medal did Rocky Juarez win?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Gold

    • C.

      Silver

    • D.

      Bronze

    Correct Answer
    C. Silver
    Explanation
    Rocky Juarez won the silver medal in the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics.

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  • 16. 

    Which boxer dealt Saul Roman his first professional loss?

    • A.

      Jesus Soto Karass

    • B.

      Hernan Galaviz

    • C.

      Marco Antonio Rubio

    • D.

      Rodrigo Villalba

    Correct Answer
    A. Jesus Soto Karass
    Explanation
    Jesus Soto Karass is the correct answer because he was the boxer who defeated Saul Roman and handed him his first professional loss.

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  • 17. 

    What is the full legal name of boxer Vivian Harris?

    • A.

      Samson Vivian Harris

    • B.

      Ivan Vivian Harris

    • C.

      Vivian Victor Harris

    • D.

      Vivian John Harris

    Correct Answer
    B. Ivan Vivian Harris
    Explanation
    The full legal name of boxer Vivian Harris is Ivan Vivian Harris.

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  • 18. 

    In what country was Vladimir Virchis born?

    • A.

      Lithuania

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Belarus

    • D.

      Ukraine

    Correct Answer
    D. Ukraine
    Explanation
    Vladimir Virchis was born in Ukraine.

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  • 19. 

    In July 2006, Carlos Baldomir defended his WBC Welterweight title by defeating whom?

    • A.

      Lamon Brewster

    • B.

      Zab Judah

    • C.

      Arturo Gatti

    • D.

      Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

    Correct Answer
    C. Arturo Gatti
    Explanation
    Carlos Baldomir defended his WBC Welterweight title in July 2006 by defeating Arturo Gatti.

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  • 20. 

    What country is boxer Cholatarn O. Piriyapinyo from?

    • A.

      Tanzania

    • B.

      Thailand

    • C.

      Venezuela

    • D.

      Guyana

    Correct Answer
    B. Thailand
    Explanation
    Cholatarn O. Piriyapinyo is from Thailand because the question asks for the country that the boxer is from, and Thailand is the only country listed as an option that could be the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    Where was Denis Inkin born?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      Czech Republic

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. Russia
    Explanation
    Denis Inkin was born in Russia.

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  • 22. 

    Felix Sturm lost his WBO Middleweight title to whom?

    • A.

      Maselino Masoe

    • B.

      Hector Javier Velazco

    • C.

      Oscar De La Hoya

    • D.

      Bert Schenk

    Correct Answer
    C. Oscar De La Hoya
    Explanation
    Felix Sturm lost his WBO Middleweight title to Oscar De La Hoya.

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  • 23. 

    What country did Giacobbe Fragomeni represent at the 2000 Summer Olympics?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    D. Italy
    Explanation
    Giacobbe Fragomeni represented Italy at the 2000 Summer Olympics. This can be inferred from the fact that Italy is listed as one of the answer choices and it is the correct answer.

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  • 24. 

    Guadalupe Rosales is known in boxing by what alias?

    • A.

      Leopard

    • B.

      Bronco

    • C.

      Cheetah

    • D.

      Mustang

    Correct Answer
    B. Bronco
    Explanation
    Guadalupe Rosales is known in boxing as Bronco.

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  • 25. 

    Herman Ngoudjo was born in Cameroon, but boxes out of which city?

    • A.

      Montreal

    • B.

      Toronto

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Las Vegas

    Correct Answer
    A. Montreal
    Explanation
    Herman Ngoudjo, a professional boxer, was born in Cameroon and currently boxes out of Montreal.

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  • 26. 

    Boxer Joel Casamayor turned pro in 1992 shortly after doing what?

    • A.

      Getting Married

    • B.

      Publishing His First Novel

    • C.

      Winning Olympic Gold

    • D.

      Appearing On A TV Show

    Correct Answer
    C. Winning Olympic Gold
    Explanation
    Joel Casamayor turned pro in 1992 shortly after winning Olympic Gold. This suggests that his success in the Olympics motivated him to pursue a professional boxing career.

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  • 27. 

    Who did boxer Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. beat in his first professional fight?

    • A.

      Gerardo Penaflor

    • B.

      Eugene Johnson

    • C.

      Jose Luis Burgos

    • D.

      Jonathan Hernandez

    Correct Answer
    D. Jonathan Hernandez
    Explanation
    Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. beat Jonathan Hernandez in his first professional fight.

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  • 28. 

    Julio Gonzalez defeated whom for the WBO light-heavyweight championship in 2003?

    • A.

      Julian Letterlough

    • B.

      Roy Jones Jr.

    • C.

      Zsolt Erdei

    • D.

      Dariusz Michalczewski

    Correct Answer
    D. Dariusz Michalczewski
    Explanation
    In 2003, Julio Gonzalez defeated Dariusz Michalczewski for the WBO light-heavyweight championship.

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  • 29. 

    How old was boxer Marco Antonio Barrera when he turned pro?

    • A.

      22

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    Marco Antonio Barrera turned pro at the age of 15. This means that he began his professional boxing career at a relatively young age. Starting his professional career at such a young age indicates that Barrera had exceptional talent and potential in the sport of boxing.

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  • 30. 

    How did Mikkel Kessler win his fight against Markus Beyer on October 14, 2006?

    • A.

      6th Round Knockout

    • B.

      12th Round Unanimous Decision

    • C.

      3rd Round Knockout

    • D.

      12th Round Split Decision

    Correct Answer
    C. 3rd Round Knockout
    Explanation
    Mikkel Kessler won his fight against Markus Beyer on October 14, 2006 by a 3rd Round Knockout. This means that Kessler was able to defeat Beyer by knocking him out in the third round of the fight.

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