Boxing’s Best: How well do you remember some of the greatest fights in the sport?

After Canelo vs Golovkin gripped the boxing world this weekend, how do you score on some of the finer details of super-fights gone by?


  1. 1 In what year was Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier's 'Thrilla in Manila' showdown?

    1. 1974
    2. 1975
    3. 1976
    4. 1977
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  2. 2 How did the first meeting between "Sugar" Ray Leonard and Tommy Hearns end in 1981?

    1. Leonard won by UD
    2. Leonard won by TKO - Round 14
    3. Hearns won by UD
    4. Hearns won by TKO - Round 14
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  3. 3 What venue hosted Aaron Pryor vs Alexis Arguello in 1982?

    1. Orange Bowl Stadium, Miami, Florida, U.S
    2. Bally's Park Place, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S
    3. Caesars Palace, Paradise, Nevada, U.S
    4. Arizona Charlie's Decatur, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S
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  4. 4 Which Jack Dempsey opponent was known as the "Wild Bull of the Pampas"?

    1. Georges Carpentier
    2. Gunboat Smith
    3. Luis Ángel Firpo
    4. Jess Willard
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  5. 5 Which super-fight was named the 2002 'Ring magazine fight of the year'?

    1. Micky Ward vs Arturo Gatti
    2. Floyd Mayweather vs José Luis Castillo
    3. Bernard Hopkins vs Carl Daniels
    4. Lennox Lewis vs Mike Tyson
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  6. 6 Which fight saw the 'Fan Man' parachute into the ring?

    1. Riddick Bowe vs Evander Holyfield
    2. Riddick Bowe vs Herbie Hide
    3. Evander Holyfield vs Lennox Lewis
    4. Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  7. 7 How did the scorecards read in Floyd Mayweather's win over Manny Pacquiao?

    1. Mayweather - 116-112, 116-112, 116-112
    2. Mayweather - 118-110, 117-111, 116-112
    3. Mayweather - 116-112, 116-112, 118-110
    4. Mayweather - 115-113, 115-113, 116-112
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  8. 8 How many times did Marco Antonio Barrera fight Erik Morales?

    1. Once
    2. Twice
    3. Three times
    4. A lady
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  9. 9 Who did Joe Louis knockout in the first round on June 22, 1938?

    1. Max Schmeling
    2. Harry Thomas
    3. Nathan Mann
    4. Tony Galento
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  10. 10 Which country hosted Lennox Lewis vs Hasim Rahman 1?

    1. U.S.A
    2. United Kingdom
    3. South Africa
    4. Japan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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Lewis Watson

London-based football writer and former boxing editor, with a specialised eye for sports betting. Featured on Betfair, BetVictor + others.

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