Pub quiz questions

  1. Who was Evander Holyfield fighting for the World Title when a parachutist descended into the ring?
    Riddick Bowe
    Sports(6) Boxing(5)

  2. Who was the first boxer to beat Thomas Hearns in a professional bout?
    Sugar Ray Leonard
    Sports(7) Boxing(6) 1980s(8)
    1981

  3. What is the lightest weight category in Olympic Boxing
    Light Flyweight
    Other associations have even lighter weights which include paperweight, mini-paperweight, minimumweight and strawweight.

  4. How many two minute rounds comprise an Olympic or Commonwealth Games boxing bout?
    Four
    Sports(5) Boxing(5)

  5. Who did Muhammed Ali defeat to win his first World Title?
    Sonny Liston
    Sports(5) Boxing(3) 1960s(6)
    February 25, 1964

  6. Who had been refused licences to box in Britain until 1998 but had five licences granted before the end of the 20th century?
    Women
    Sports(7) Boxing(7)

  7. Which actress and Playboy model was one Mrs Mike Tyson?
    Robin Givens
    Sports(6) Boxing(6)

  8. Which boxer of the past was nicknamed "The Cinderella Man?"
    James J. Braddock
    Boxing(5) People(8) Sports(6)

  9. When was Mike Tyson born?
    1966
    Sports(7) Boxing(6) 1970s(5)

  10. What does the referee count to before declaring a knock out in boxing?
    Ten
    Sports(1) Boxing(1)