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Best Of British Boxers Quiz

Test your knowledge of some Great British Boxers 20 Questions.

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Which Welshman, a former world flyweight champion, earned the nicknames - The Mighty Atom, The Tylorstown Terror and The Ghost With A Hammer In His Hand?

  • Dai Dower
  • Jimmy Wilde
  • Robbie Regan
  • John Jones

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Who was the first man to beat Nigel Benn as a professional?

  • Chris Eubank
  • Steve Collins
  • Gerald McClellan
  • Michael Watson

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Which Liverpudlian light-welterweight was stopped in the 8th round in April 2000 by Irish Mickey Ward and lost his unbeaten record defending his WBU title?

  • Terry Marsh
  • Andy Holligan
  • Ross Hale
  • Shea Neary

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Who beat Henry Cooper on a controversial points decision in 1971 to claim the British, Commonwealth and European heavyweight titles?

  • Joe Bugner
  • Jack Bodell
  • Billy Walker
  • Brian London

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How did the great British middleweight Randolph Turpin die?

  • Automobile accident
  • Train crash
  • Suicide
  • Food poisoning

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Which fellow Brit did Welshman Colin Jones twice beat via 9th round KO in defence of his British welterweight title?

  • Sylvester Mittee
  • Kirkland Laing
  • Mark Harris
  • Billy Parks

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Former IBF world flyweight champion Duke McKenzie last fought for a world title in 1994 in which weight class?

  • Super Flyweight
  • Bantamweight
  • Super Bantamweight
  • Featherweight

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Before finally claiming the IBF flyweight title, beating Duke McKenzie by decision in 1989, who did Dave McAuley twice challenge unsuccessfully for the WBA belt?

  • Fidel Bassa
  • Hilario Zapata
  • Jesus Rojas
  • Juan Herrera

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Former British heavyweight champ Tommy Farr once challenged the great Joe Louis for his world title. How did the Tonypandy Terror lose to the Brown Bomber?

  • 1st round tko
  • Disqualification
  • 15th round tko
  • Unanimous Decision

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Light-Heavyweight Chris Finnegan lost his British and Commonwealth titles to which fellow Brit, who also put his own European title on the line, in 1973?

  • Bob Foster
  • Brian Kelly
  • John Conteh
  • Johnny Frankham

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Who did Carl Froch beat by 1st round tko to win the British Super-Middleweight title in 2007?

  • Tony Dodson
  • Brian Magee
  • Robin Reid
  • Damon Hague

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Which fellow Brit did Scott Harrison stop in the 4th round of a WBO Featherweight title defence in 2005?

  • Wayne McCulloch
  • Michael Brodie
  • Steve Robinson
  • Richie Wenton

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Great Scot Jim Watt successfully defended his WBC Lightweight title with a 4th round stoppage against which Northern Irishman in 1980?

  • Ken Buchanan
  • Johnny Cash
  • Johnny Nash
  • Charlie Nash

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'The Road Warrior' Glen Johnson unsuccessfully challenged which Brit for his IBF Light-Heavyweight title at Bolton Arena in 2006?

  • Clinton Woods
  • Tony 'Tiger' Woods
  • Curtis Woodhouse
  • Pat Clinton

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Welsh legend Joe Calzaghe retired undefeated in how many bouts?

  • 44
  • 45
  • 46
  • 47

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Which Sussex born former world middleweight champion lost his final contest via a devastating 3rd round knockout in a 1981 European title fight against Leicesters Tony Sibson?

  • Frank Tate
  • Erroll Christie
  • Mark Kaylor
  • Alan Minter

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Pat Cowdell was knocked out in the 1st round of a tilt at the WBC featherweight champonship in 1985 by which legendary African?

  • Brian Mitchell
  • Baby Jake Matlala
  • Sugarboy Malinga
  • Azumah Nelson

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Who did Prince Naseem Hamed beat in 1999 to add the WBC title to his WBO belt?

  • Cesar Soto
  • Augie Sanchez
  • Wilfredo Vazquez
  • Kevin Kelley

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In which British city did James Degale beat Paul Smith to take the British super-middleweight title in 2010?

  • Glasgow
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • London

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Mancunian Pat Barrett lost a challenge for the WBO welterweight title in 1992 against who?

  • Crisanto Espana
  • Gert Bo Jacobsen
  • Eamonn Loughran
  • Manning Galloway