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For Whom The Bell Tolls

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Which former heavyweight world champion was known as the "Manassa Mauler"?

  • Joe Louis
  • Jess Willard
  • Joe Bugner
  • Jack Dempsey

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The light-welterweight division is for boxers weighing no more than how much?

  • 130 pounds
  • 140 pounds
  • 150 pounds
  • 160 pounds

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The late boxing commentator Reg Gutteridge wrote a book entitled "For Whom The Bell Tolls" about which famous fighter?

  • Rocky Marciano
  • Joe Frazier
  • Rocky Bilboa
  • Mike Tyson

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Which two famous heavyweights contested "The Rumble In The Jungle" in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974?

  • Muhammed Ali & Joe Frazier
  • Muhammed Ali & George Foreman
  • Muhammed Ali & Larry Holmes
  • Muhammed Ali & Henry Cooper

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At the end of which round did Joe Fraziers trainer Eddie Futch throw in the towel during the "Thriller In Manila" in 1975?

  • eleventh
  • twelfth
  • thirteenth
  • fourteenth

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What is the legendary "Sugar " Ray Leonards middle name?

  • Charles
  • Leroy
  • Leonard
  • Thomas

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Former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis represented which country at the Seoul Olympics in 1988?

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Great Britain
  • Jamaica

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Which boxer holds the record for the most successful title defences (20) at Middleweight?

  • Ray Robinson
  • Carlos Monzon
  • Marvin Hagler
  • Bernard Hopkins

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Which is the oldest world boxing governing body?

  • WBO
  • WBC
  • WBA
  • IBF

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Welshman John Graham Chambers made what significant contribution to boxing?

  • He founded the British Boxing Board Of Control
  • He wrote the "Queensbury Rules"
  • He was the first Briton to win a world title
  • He was the first professional boxing referee

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Panama legend Roberto Duran was nicknamed what?

  • "Hands Of Stone"
  • "Fists Of Iron"
  • "Feet Of Clay"
  • "Head Of Rock"

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Who is the only man in boxing history to fight for four different world titles in less than 12 months?

  • Brad Berry
  • Joey Cream
  • Kid Chocolate
  • Kid Milky

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Floyd Mayweather won his first world title by beating Genaro Hernandez in which weight division?

  • Featherweight
  • Super Featherweight
  • Lightweight
  • Light Welterweight

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Heavyweight champ Joe Louis was nicknamed what?

  • The Brown Bomber
  • The Pink Panther
  • The Alabama Assassin
  • The Dark Destroyer

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Which boxer did Frank Bruno defeat in his only world title fight win?

  • Mike Tyson
  • Tim Witherspoon
  • James "Bonecrusher" Smith
  • Oliver McCall

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Who was the first boxer to defeat Muhammad Ali?

  • Joe Frazier
  • Ken Norton
  • Sonny Liston
  • Leon Spinks

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Who did Mike Tyson defeat to win his first world title in 1986?

  • Tony Tubbs
  • Tony Tucker
  • James Smith
  • Trevor Berbick

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In which US city is the famous "Kronk" gym situated?

  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Detroit
  • Los Angeles

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Which former British welterweight champ and world title contender was known as the "Fens Tiger"?

  • John H Stracey
  • Lloyd Honeyghan
  • Gary Jacobs
  • Dave Green

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Which of the following is NOT a weight division in professional boxing?

  • Strawweight
  • Light Flyweight
  • Super Bantamweight
  • Junior Robinweight

 

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