Can You Beat Dobson’s Boxing Trivia Quiz

Boxing historian Darin Dobson is well known for his challenging Boxing Trivia Quizzes. can you beat this collection of Dobson's most challenging questions. 1 min


  1. 1 Who was the first challenger to lose on points in a world heavyweight title fight and fail to win a round on one of the judges score cards ?

    1. Mitch Green
    2. Hasim Rahmangloved era
    3. Trevor Berbick
    4. Eddie Owens
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  2. 2 Who Is The man pictured ?

    The Fighter pictured is one of my favourite boxers , he had a brilliant career and a fascinating but short life 

    He started his career as a featherweight and ended up fighting for the world heavyweight title , he had almost 300 fights and was only stopped once , has the third most career knockout wins ( 129 ) and did it all by the time he was 28 when he was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident

    1. Guess I give up
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  3. 3 In 1911 Ted Kid Lewis recorded 58 fights in a year. Who equaled this record of 58 fights in 1934 ?

    1911 was quite a year in the history of the sport , the two highest number of fights in a year were recorded in it .  74 fights by Jack Marks and 58 fights by Ted Kid Lewis.  Who later equaled kid Lewis' record of 58 fights in a year in 1934

    1. Jimmy Walsh
    2. Len Wickwar
    3. Freddie Miller
    4. George Daly
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  4. 4 What was the smallest number of attendees for a world heavyweight title fight

    The smallest and largest crowds for a world heavyweight title fight 

    Top - only **** people attended the Central Maine Civic Centre on May 25th 1965 to see Muhammad Ali v Sonny Liston 2 

    Bottom - 120,557 fights fans filled the Sesquicentennial Stadium Philadelphia on September 23rd 1926 to witness Dempsey v Tunney 1 

    The difference between the highest and lowest attendances for world heavyweight title fights is an incredible 118,123 !

    1. Guess I give up
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  5. 5 Which is the only world title fight to be started by a whistle instead of a bell ?

    1. Jess Willard v Jack Dempsey
    2. Rocky Marciano V Ezzard Charles
    3. Joe Louis V Billy Conn
    4. Larry Holmes V Ken Norton
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  6. 6 Where did the longest ever Bareknuckle boxing match take place

    The field on the left of the bridge is where the longest ever Bareknuckle boxing match ( London Prize Ring Rules ) was held , its at ***** ***** ******** ********* , the fight was between James Kelly and Johnathan Smith held on December 3rd 1855 , it lasted 6 hours and 15 minutes , and ended in the 17th round when Smith retired

    1. Medway Island Kent England
    2. Copthall Common in East Grinstead England
    3. Fiery Creek Victoria Australia
    4. Lakenheath Suffolk England
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  7. 7 Name The Fight

    It was held at the pictured venue
    The attendance was 9,000
    It was for a vacant world title
    Both boxers came into the fight unbeaten
    The winner received $75,000 and the loser received $25,000
    The fight was won on points

    1. Ray Mancini V Deuk Koo-Kim
    2. Ray Leonard V Thomas Hearns 1
    3. Frank Fletcher V Clint Jackson
    4. Donald Curry V Jun Suk Hwang
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  8. 8 When did Marvin Hagler first win a world middleweight title & who did he beat to win it?

    1. Mike Colbert 1977
    2. Vito Antuofermo 1979
    3. Alan Minter 1980
    4. Fulgencio Obelmejias 1981
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  9. 9 Which heavyweight won a fight in front of the 5th highest attendance?

    Pictured are the 4 heavyweights who have won a fight in front of the highest attendance 

    1 Gene Tunney - 120,557

    2 Max Schmeling - 102,000

    3 Tyson Fury - 94,000

    4 Jack Dempsey - 91,000

    5 ?

    Which boxer goes at number 5 in the list Having won a heavyweight fight in front of the next biggest crowd ?

    1. Guess I give up
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  10. 10 Which world champion fought his father in law in a professional fight?

    1. Tancy Lee
    2. Frankie Mason
    3. Pete Herman
    4. Jimmy Wilde
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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