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Welcome to the incredible Boxing Quiz!

Are you prepared to go toe-to-toe with our challenging questions and show off your boxing brilliance?

Our knockout quiz will truly test your knowledge about the noble art of boxing.

Just count your correct punches and check the result table to see if you’ve come out on top.

So, strap on your gloves, set your stance, and let’s find out if you have what it takes to be a champion in the world of boxing trivia!


Table of Contents

1. Who is often referred to as “The Greatest” in boxing history?

  • A) Joe Frazier
  • B) Muhammad Ali
  • C) Sugar Ray Robinson

2. What weight class is immediately below heavyweight in professional boxing?

  • A) Light heavyweight
  • B) Super middleweight
  • C) Cruiserweight

3. Which boxing match was dubbed “The Fight of the Century”?

  • A) Muhammad Ali vs. George Foreman
  • B) Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali
  • C) Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake LaMotta

4. Who was considered the youngest heavyweight champion in history?

  • A) Muhammad Ali
  • B) George Foreman
  • C) Mike Tyson

5. Who holds the record for the longest unbeaten streak in boxing?

  • A) Sugar Ray Robinson
  • B) Julio Cesar Chavez
  • C) Rocky Marciano

6. The sport of boxing originated in which ancient civilization?

  • A) Egypt
  • B) Greece
  • C) Rome

7. Who is widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound boxer of all time?

  • A) Muhammad Ali
  • B) Joe Louis
  • C) Sugar Ray Robinson

8. Which actor portrayed Rocky Balboa in the movie series “Rocky”?

  • A) Sylvester Stallone
  • B) Al Pacino
  • C) Robert De Niro

9. The famous boxer Manny Pacquiao hails from which country?

  • A) Thailand
  • B) Philippines
  • C) Mexico

10. Which boxer was involved in the infamous “Bite Fight”?

  • A) Evander Holyfield
  • B) Mike Tyson
  • C) Lennox Lewis

11. How many rounds are there in a typical championship title fight?

  • A) 10
  • B) 12
  • C) 15

12. What is the name of the organization that recognized the first heavyweight champion of the world?

  • A) World Boxing Association (WBA)
  • B) World Boxing Organization (WBO)
  • C) World Boxing Council (WBC)

13. Who was the first fighter to hold all four major world titles simultaneously?

  • A) Bernard Hopkins
  • B) Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • C) Oscar De La Hoya

14. In which city is the International Boxing Hall of Fame located?

  • A) Las Vegas
  • B) New York City
  • C) Canastota

15. Which Mexican fighter is known as the “Golden Boy”?

  • A) Julio Cesar Chavez
  • B) Marco Antonio Barrera
  • C) Oscar De La Hoya

16. Who is nicknamed the “Hitman” in the world of boxing?

  • A) Ricky Hatton
  • B) Thomas Hearns
  • C) Joe Calzaghe

17. Which famous British heavyweight is known for his fights against Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis?

  • A) Frank Bruno
  • B) Anthony Joshua
  • C) David Haye

18. Which famous trainer was involved in the careers of boxing greats Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard?

  • A) Angelo Dundee
  • B) Freddie Roach
  • C) Cus D’Amato

19. What is the term for a victory achieved when the referee stops the fight?

  • A) Knockout (KO)
  • B) Technical Knockout (TKO)
  • C) Unanimous Decision (UD)

20. Who is the current undisputed heavyweight champion in boxing?

  • A) Anthony Joshua
  • B) Deontay Wilder
  • C) Tyson Fury

21. Which boxer became the first fighter to win world titles in eight different weight divisions?

  • A) Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • B) Roy Jones Jr.
  • C) Manny Pacquiao

22. Who is the only boxer to defeat Rocky Marciano?

  • A) Archie Moore
  • B) Jersey Joe Walcott
  • C) No one, he retired undefeated

23. Which boxing division has a weight limit of 140 lbs (63.5 kg)?

  • A) Lightweight
  • B) Welterweight
  • C) Super Lightweight (Junior Welterweight)

24. Who was the oldest boxer to win a world title?

  • A) George Foreman
  • B) Bernard Hopkins
  • C) Evander Holyfield

25. Who directed the boxing movie classic “Raging Bull”?

  • A) Martin Scorsese
  • B) Francis Ford Coppola
  • C) Quentin Tarantino

26. Which late boxing trainer was known for his work with Manny Pacquiao and his Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles?

  • A) Teddy Atlas
  • B) Emanuel Steward
  • C) Freddie Roach

27. What is the definition of a “Southpaw” in boxing?

  • A) A boxer who leads with their right hand and foot
  • B) A boxer who switches their stance during a fight
  • C) A boxer with a strong left hook

28. What is the name of the 45-degree punch thrown with the lead hand in boxing?

  • A) Cross
  • B) Uppercut
  • C) Jab

29. Which famous boxing promoter was known for his catchphrase “Only in America”?

  • A) Bob Arum
  • B) Don King
  • C) Eddie Hearn

30. Which former heavyweight champion starred in the film “The Hangover” as himself?

  • A) Evander Holyfield
  • B) George Foreman
  • C) Mike Tyson

31. Which boxing legend was nicknamed “Big George”?

  • A) George Foreman
  • B) Gerry Cooney
  • C) Larry Holmes

32. What does the acronym “IBF” stand for in boxing organizations?

  • A) International Boxing Federation
  • B) International Boxing Force
  • C) International Boxing Foundation

33. Which boxer starred alongside Tom Hardy in the movie “Warrior”?

  • A) Andre Ward
  • B) Gennady Golovkin
  • C) Roy Jones Jr.


# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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