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Barn
02-05-2012, 07:56 AM
The classic Barnburner quiz that I do every few months when the section gets a bit quiet.

This is not too hard a quiz so please try not to cheat via google or whatnot.

1. Who did Joe Gans fight one day before he lost to Sam Langford?

2. What are 2 of Wilfred Benitez' nicknames?

3. Who was Aaron Pryor's only career loss to?

4. The final bout between Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta was later coined as?

5. What was the result of the Harry Greb vs Mickey Walker fight?

6. What physical characteristic(s) was Panama Al Brown known for?

7. What is the only bout where the Heavyweight title was won on a foul?

8. What is the only fight of Mike Tyson where no known footage exists?

9. Willie Pep fought Sandy Saddler 4 times, how many did he win?

10. Ezzard Charles fought Archie Moore 3 times, how many did Charles win, and how many did Moore win?

11. What order did Bob Fitzsimmons win his world titles in?

12. True/False - Benny Leonard lost his first fight?

13. What was the nature of the KO punch in Duran vs Buchanan.

14. Before Duran rose to prominence as a LW who was the Panamanian LW hero previously?

15. What was interesting about Mike Tyson's choice of socks when fighting?

16. How many wins away was Larry Holmes from equalling Marciano's unbeaten record?

17. What boxer released the song's "Can't be touched." and "Y'all must have forgot."

18. What Welterweight champion was the nephew of Carmen Basilio?

19. Tony Galento once said this but, about whom? I aint never heard of him. I suppose hes one of them foreign heavyweights. Theyre all lousy. Sure as hell Ill moider de bum.

20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?

Ziggy Stardust
02-05-2012, 12:40 PM
20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?

Two Geezers At Ceaser's

hhascup
02-05-2012, 06:24 PM
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotOptimizeForBrowser/> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--> The classic Barnburner quiz that I do every few months when the section gets a bit quiet.

This is not too hard a quiz so please try not to cheat via google or whatnot.

1. Who did Joe Gans (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Gans) fight one day before he lost to Sam Langford?
Dave Holly

2. What are 2 of Wilfred Benitez' nicknames?
El Radar / Bible of Boxing

3. Who was Aaron Pryor's only career loss to?
Bobby Joe Young

4. The final bout between Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta (http://www.nndb.com/people/871/000022805/) was later coined as?
St. Valentine's Day Massacre

5. What was the result of the Harry Greb vs Mickey Walker fight?
Greb winning by UD

6. What physical characteristic(s) was Panama Al Brown (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Al_Brown) known for?
5' 11" - 76 inch reach ***8211; 118 pounds

7. What is the only bout where the Heavyweight title was won on a foul?
Max Schmeling over Jack Sharkey

8. What is the only fight of Mike Tyson (http://www.nndb.com/people/257/000023188/) where no known footage exists?
Larry Sims

9. Willie Pep fought Sandy Saddler 4 times, how many did he win?
1

10. Ezzard Charles fought Archie Moore 3 times, how many did Charles win, and how many did Moore win?
Charles won all 3, Moore lost all 3.

11. What order did Bob Fitzsimmons win his world titles in?
Middleweight, Heavyweight & Light Heavyweight

12. True/False - Benny Leonard (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benny_Leonard) lost his first fight?
True

13. What was the nature of the KO punch in Duran vs Buchanan.
Body blow that was low

14. Before Duran rose to prominence as a LW who was the Panamanian LW hero previously?
Ismael Laguna

15. What was interesting about Mike Tyson (http://www.nndb.com/people/257/000023188/)'s choice of socks when fighting?
He didn***8217;t where socks

16. How many wins away was Larry Holmes from equalling Marciano's unbeaten record?
1

17. What boxer released the song's "Can't be touched." and "Y'all must have forgot."
Roy Jones Jr.

18. What Welterweight champion was the nephew of Carmen Basilio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmen_Basilio)?
Billy Backus

19. Tony Galento (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Galento) once said this but, about whom? ***8220;I ain***8217;t never heard of him. I suppose he***8217;s one of them foreign heavyweights. They***8217;re all lousy. Sure as hell I***8217;ll moider de bum.***8221;
Shakespeare

20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?
One for the Ages by Sports Ill.

Scott9945
02-05-2012, 07:15 PM
Two Geezers At Ceaser's

I thought that was for Foreman-Cooney. :dunno:

New England
02-05-2012, 08:24 PM
The classic Barnburner quiz that I do every few months when the section gets a bit quiet.

This is not too hard a quiz so please try not to cheat via google or whatnot.

1. Who did Joe Gans fight one day before he lost to Sam Langford?
i'm not certain

2. What are 2 of Wilfred Benitez' nicknames?
el radar and the bible of boxing

3. Who was Aaron Pryor's only career loss to?
bobby joe something

4. The final bout between Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta was later coined as?
I'm not sure

5. What was the result of the Harry Greb vs Mickey Walker fight?
UD Greb

6. What physical characteristic(s) was Panama Al Brown known for?
height and reach. he was a BW with a 76 inch reach

7. What is the only bout where the Heavyweight title was won on a foul?
bowe - golota wasnt for a title, but my balls still hurt. i dont know the answer to the question.

8. What is the only fight of Mike Tyson where no known footage exists?
i'm not sure

9. Willie Pep fought Sandy Saddler 4 times, how many did he win?
once

10. Ezzard Charles fought Archie Moore 3 times, how many did Charles win, and how many did Moore win?
charles won them all

11. What order did Bob Fitzsimmons win his world titles in?
MW, HW, LHW

12. True/False - Benny Leonard lost his first fight?
stopped on a nose bleed!

13. What was the nature of the KO punch in Duran vs Buchanan.
lowblow, dog.

14. Before Duran rose to prominence as a LW who was the Panamanian LW hero previously?
ismael laguna

15. What was interesting about Mike Tyson's choice of socks when fighting?
he fought barefoot.

16. How many wins away was Larry Holmes from equalling Marciano's unbeaten record?
only a few. i'll guess two

17. What boxer released the song's "Can't be touched." and "Y'all must have forgot."
roy jones. cant be moved. cant be rocked.

18. What Welterweight champion was the nephew of Carmen Basilio?
i do not know. some tough SOB?

19. Tony Galento once said this but, about whom? I aint never heard of him. I suppose hes one of them foreign heavyweights. Theyre all lousy. Sure as hell Ill moider de bum.
william shakespere!

20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?
uno mas!



i didnt even both to guess on a few of them, but i'm hoping i did OK on the ones i aired out on.

Tiozzo
02-05-2012, 10:31 PM
The classic Barnburner quiz that I do every few months when the section gets a bit quiet.

This is not too hard a quiz so please try not to cheat via google or whatnot.

1. Who did Joe Gans fight one day before he lost to Sam Langford?

2. What are 2 of Wilfred Benitez' nicknames?

3. Who was Aaron Pryor's only career loss to?

4. The final bout between Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta was later coined as?

5. What was the result of the Harry Greb vs Mickey Walker fight?

6. What physical characteristic(s) was Panama Al Brown known for?

7. What is the only bout where the Heavyweight title was won on a foul?

8. What is the only fight of Mike Tyson where no known footage exists?

9. Willie Pep fought Sandy Saddler 4 times, how many did he win?

10. Ezzard Charles fought Archie Moore 3 times, how many did Charles win, and how many did Moore win?

11. What order did Bob Fitzsimmons win his world titles in?

12. True/False - Benny Leonard lost his first fight?

13. What was the nature of the KO punch in Duran vs Buchanan.

14. Before Duran rose to prominence as a LW who was the Panamanian LW hero previously?

15. What was interesting about Mike Tyson's choice of socks when fighting?

16. How many wins away was Larry Holmes from equalling Marciano's unbeaten record?

17. What boxer released the song's "Can't be touched." and "Y'all must have forgot."

18. What Welterweight champion was the nephew of Carmen Basilio?

19. Tony Galento once said this but, about whom? I aint never heard of him. I suppose hes one of them foreign heavyweights. Theyre all lousy. Sure as hell Ill moider de bum.

20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?

without googling or reading the other posts :

1. Who did Joe Gans fight one day before he lost to Sam Langford?

no idea

Batt Nelson ?

2. What are 2 of Wilfred Benitez' nicknames?

el radar
I forgot

3. Who was Aaron Pryor's only career loss to?

Bobby Joe young

4. The final bout between Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta was later coined as?

?

5. What was the result of the Harry Greb vs Mickey Walker fight?

dq

6. What physical characteristic(s) was Panama Al Brown known for?

tall, rangy and skinny

7. What is the only bout where the Heavyweight title was won on a foul?

Schmelling vs Sharkey

8. What is the only fight of Mike Tyson where no known footage exists?

Tyson vs that guy in prison who whooped his azz (lol)

9. Willie Pep fought Sandy Saddler 4 times, how many did he win?

just one

10. Ezzard Charles fought Archie Moore 3 times, how many did Charles win, and how many did Moore win?

Charles won all 3

11. What order did Bob Fitzsimmons win his world titles in?

middleweight-heavyweight-lightheavy

12. True/False - Benny Leonard lost his first fight?

?

13. What was the nature of the KO punch in Duran vs Buchanan.

controversial low blow

14. Before Duran rose to prominence as a LW who was the Panamanian LW hero previously?

Laguna

15. What was interesting about Mike Tyson's choice of socks when fighting?

he wore none

16. How many wins away was Larry Holmes from equalling Marciano's unbeaten record?

1

17. What boxer released the song's "Can't be touched." and "Y'all must have forgot."

lol Jones

18. What Welterweight champion was the nephew of Carmen Basilio?

?

19. Tony Galento once said this but, about whom? I aint never heard of him. I suppose hes one of them foreign heavyweights. Theyre all lousy. Sure as hell Ill moider de bum.

?

20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?

si mas

The Surgeon
12-22-2012, 07:26 AM
The classic Barnburner quiz that I do every few months when the section gets a bit quiet.

This is not too hard a quiz so please try not to cheat via google or whatnot.

1. Who did Joe Gans fight one day before he lost to Sam Langford?

2. What are 2 of Wilfred Benitez' nicknames?

3. Who was Aaron Pryor's only career loss to?

4. The final bout between Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta was later coined as?

5. What was the result of the Harry Greb vs Mickey Walker fight?

6. What physical characteristic(s) was Panama Al Brown known for?

7. What is the only bout where the Heavyweight title was won on a foul?

8. What is the only fight of Mike Tyson where no known footage exists?

9. Willie Pep fought Sandy Saddler 4 times, how many did he win?

10. Ezzard Charles fought Archie Moore 3 times, how many did Charles win, and how many did Moore win?

11. What order did Bob Fitzsimmons win his world titles in?

12. True/False - Benny Leonard lost his first fight?

13. What was the nature of the KO punch in Duran vs Buchanan.

14. Before Duran rose to prominence as a LW who was the Panamanian LW hero previously?

15. What was interesting about Mike Tyson's choice of socks when fighting?

16. How many wins away was Larry Holmes from equalling Marciano's unbeaten record?

17. What boxer released the song's "Can't be touched." and "Y'all must have forgot."

18. What Welterweight champion was the nephew of Carmen Basilio?

19. Tony Galento once said this but, about whom? I aint never heard of him. I suppose hes one of them foreign heavyweights. Theyre all lousy. Sure as hell Ill moider de bum.

20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?

1. Stumped already!

2. El Radar & The Bible of Boxing

3. Bobby Joe Young

4. Saint Valentine's day massacre

5. Greb won. Some form of points win

6. Long skinny Limbs?

7. Max Schmeling vs Jack Sharkey

8. The guy Simms

9. One

10. Ezzard won.....3??

11. MW LHW HW?

12. Dont Know. Gut says true but thats a pure guess

13. Ball Busting Nut shot

14. Ismael Laguna

15. Never wore em

16. One

17. His Royness. Roy Jones Jnr Baby!

18. Urrrgh im sure i know this but have sat for a bit now and it hasnt came to me yet so pass!

19. Lol Shakespeare

20. Uno Mas Time

The Surgeon
12-22-2012, 07:27 AM
Good quiz Barn, Enjoyed that!

Salardo
12-22-2012, 09:52 AM
1. Who did Joe Gans fight one day before he lost to Sam Langford?
Don't know

2. What are 2 of Wilfred Benitez' nicknames?
El Radar
Don't know the other one

3. Who was Aaron Pryor's only career loss to?
Bobby Joe Young

4. The final bout between Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta was later coined as?
Valentine's day massacre
5. What was the result of the Harry Greb vs Mickey Walker fight?
mmmh. Greb won?

6. What physical characteristic(s) was Panama Al Brown known for?
His haircut ?

7. What is the only bout where the Heavyweight title was won on a foul?
has to be Max Schmeling vs Jack Sharkey (Lowblow)

8. What is the only fight of Mike Tyson where no known footage exists?
No idea

9. Willie Pep fought Sandy Saddler 4 times, how many did he win?
only once. But I think he was always leading on the cards before he got knocked out by Saddler

10. Ezzard Charles fought Archie Moore 3 times, how many did Charles win, and how many did Moore win?
I guess Charles won at least twice, but I don't know

11. What order did Bob Fitzsimmons win his world titles in?
I know that. Middleweight, then Heavyweight and then Light Heavyweight. (the LH division didn't exist when Fitzsimmons won the first 2 titles)

12. True/False - Benny Leonard lost his first fight?
mmmh. True (Would be a strange question if he won it cause everybody would expect that)

13. What was the nature of the KO punch in Duran vs Buchanan.
Lowblow

14. Before Duran rose to prominence as a LW who was the Panamanian LW hero previously?
.....? Can't say right now.

15. What was interesting about Mike Tyson's choice of socks when fighting?
He had no socks as far as I know.

16. How many wins away was Larry Holmes from equalling Marciano's unbeaten record?
1 win. The first Spinks fight was that fight.

17. What boxer released the song's "Can't be touched." and "Y'all must have forgot."
Roy Jones

18. What Welterweight champion was the nephew of Carmen Basilio?
Don't know

19. Tony Galento once said this but, about whom? I aint never heard of him. I suppose hes one of them foreign heavyweights. Theyre all lousy. Sure as hell Ill moider de bum.
Joe Louis I think (or Max Baer? No I go with Louis)

20. What was the last Leonard vs Duran fight wittily billed as?
Don't know