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Old 12-31-2010, 11:58 AM
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Lil Joe Louis quiz for u guys, Louis is my 2nd favourite fighter of All Time so i thought id ace it but i got a few wrong!


1: From Whom did Louis take the HW title form? Where and when did this fight take place?

2: How many times did Louis defend his title and exactly how long did he reign as champion?

3: Against whom did Louis make his first defence of the HW crown?

4: Only three men managed to go the full distance with Louis in world title bouts when he was champion. Name them

5: Boxing History was made on June 19, 1946 when Louis fought Billy Conn in New York. What was the historical event?

6: Who was it that addressed the following words to Joe Louis? "Joe when you risked your title and ur future against Buddy Baer in patriotisim you did something else - you laid a red rose on Abe Lincoln's grave" Why were these words spoken?

7: Which Presidential candidate did Joe back in 1940?

8: What was different about Louis' title defence against Bob Pastor in Detroit on September 20, 1939?

9: Who was the title contender who said "I'll moider that bum!" How did he get on when given the chance against Louis?

10: Which of Louis' title fights lasted the shortest distance?

11: Louis was on the canvas only 10 times his entire career. Can u name the men responsible?

12: Louis lost only two contests inside the distance. Who were the two men that stopped him?

13: On four occasions when Louis defended his world title the odds were quoted at 20-1 in his favour. Who were his opponents?

14: Can u name the referee that officiated at 12 of Louis's title fights?

15: Where and when was Joe Louis born?

16: Two hours before which fight did Joe get married?

17: Which one of Joe's fights drew the largest crowd? How many people?

18: Who was the first man to go the full distance with Louis?

19: In all how many pro fights did Joe Louis have?

20: Louis won only one fight on DQ. Who was his opponent?
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Lil Joe Louis quiz for u guys, Louis is my 2nd favourite fighter of All Time so i thought id ace it but i got a few wrong!


1: From Whom did Louis take the HW title form? Where and when did this fight take place?

2: How many times did Louis defend his title and exactly how long did he reign as champion?

3: Against whom did Louis make his first defence of the HW crown?

4: Only three men managed to go the full distance with Louis in world title bouts when he was champion. Name them

5: Boxing History was made on June 19, 1946 when Louis fought Billy Conn in New York. What was the historical event?

6: Who was it that addressed the following words to Joe Louis? "Joe when you risked your title and ur future against Buddy Baer in patriotisim you did something else - you laid a red rose on Abe Lincoln's grave" Why were these words spoken?

7: Which Presidential candidate did Joe back in 1940?

8: What was different about Louis' title defence against Bob Pastor in Detroit on September 20, 1939?

9: Who was the title contender who said "I'll moider that bum!" How did he get on when given the chance against Louis?

10: Which of Louis' title fights lasted the shortest distance?

11: Louis was on the canvas only 10 times his entire career. Can u name the men responsible?

12: Louis lost only two contests inside the distance. Who were the two men that stopped him?

13: On four occasions when Louis defended his world title the odds were quoted at 20-1 in his favour. Who were his opponents?

14: Can u name the referee that officiated at 12 of Louis's title fights?

15: Where and when was Joe Louis born?

16: Two hours before which fight did Joe get married?

17: Which one of Joe's fights drew the largest crowd? How many people?

18: Who was the first man to go the full distance with Louis?

19: In all how many pro fights did Joe Louis have?

20: Louis won only one fight on DQ. Who was his opponent?
Add another, which English football team did Joe once sign for?
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Lil Joe Louis quiz for u guys, Louis is my 2nd favourite fighter of All Time so i thought id ace it but i got a few wrong!


1: From Whom did Louis take the HW title form? Where and when did this fight take place?

Braddock. Chicago. 1937


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2: How many times did Louis defend his title and exactly how long did he reign as champion?
25 times just over 11 years.

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3: Against whom did Louis make his first defence of the HW crown?

Tommy Farr

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4: Only three men managed to go the full distance with Louis in world title bouts when he was champion. Name them
Farr, Walcott and Goday.

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5: Boxing History was made on June 19, 1946 when Louis fought Billy Conn in New York. What was the historical event?

First heavyweight title fight live on tv.

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6: Who was it that addressed the following words to Joe Louis? "Joe when you risked your title and ur future against Buddy Baer in patriotisim you did something else - you laid a red rose on Abe Lincoln's grave" Why were these words spoken?
???

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7: Which Presidential candidate did Joe back in 1940?

???


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8: What was different about Louis' title defence against Bob Pastor in Detroit on September 20, 1939?

First heavyweight title fight in Detroit?


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9: Who was the title contender who said "I'll moider that bum!" How did he get on when given the chance against Louis?
Tony Galento

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10: Which of Louis' title fights lasted the shortest distance?

Max Schmeling

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11: Louis was on the canvas only 10 times his entire career. Can u name the men responsible?

Marciano, Walcott, Schmeling, Galento, Braddock and Buddy Baer.

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12: Louis lost only two contests inside the distance. Who were the two men that stopped him?
Schmeling and Marciano
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13: On four occasions when Louis defended his world title the odds were quoted at 20-1 in his favour. Who were his opponents?

???

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14: Can u name the referee that officiated at 12 of Louis's title fights?
Art Donovan?
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15: Where and when was Joe Louis born?
Alabama May 13, 1914
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16: Two hours before which fight did Joe get married?
???

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17: Which one of Joe's fights drew the largest crowd? How many people?
Mauriello??

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18: Who was the first man to go the full distance with Louis?

By full distance do you mean 15? If so Tommy Farr

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19: In all how many pro fights did Joe Louis have?
70
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20: Louis won only one fight on DQ. Who was his opponent?

Buddy Baer
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1. Wins Title From James Braddock in 1937 in Chicago
2. 25 Defenses over 11 Years, almost 12
3. First Defense against Tommy Farr
4. Tommy Farr, Jersey Joe Walcott, Arturo Godoy
5. First televised HW Title Fight with Ringside Tickets selling fo $100
6. I Don't Know
7. Wendell Willkie
8. Was first HW Title Fight fought in Detroit
9. Tony Galento
10. Max Schmeling
11. Schmeling 2x Walcott 3x Marciano 2x Buddy Baer, Jim Braddock, Galento
12. Max Schmeling in 1936, Rocky Marciano in 1951
13. I don't know
14. Arthur Donovan
15. Lafayette Alabama May 13th 1914
16. Max Baer
17. Max Baer 80,000
18. Bob Pastor
19. 68
20. Buddy baer I 1914
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1: From Whom did Louis take the HW title form? Where and when did this fight take place?
James J. Braddock, Comiskey Park, Chicago, on June 22, 1937

2: How many times did Louis defend his title and exactly how long did he reign as champion?
25 times, not counting the Johnny Davis fight. He held the title for 11 years, 8 months and 7 days

3: Against whom did Louis make his first defence of the HW crown?
Tommy Farr

4: Only three men managed to go the full distance with Louis in world title bouts when he was champion. Name them?
Tommy Farr, Arturo Godoy & Jersey Joe Wacott

5: Boxing History was made on June 19, 1946 when Louis fought Billy Conn in New York. What was the historical event?
First televised Heavyweight Championship title bout

6: Who was it that addressed the following words to Joe Louis? "Joe when you risked your title and ur future against Buddy Baer in patriotisim you did something else - you laid a red rose on Abe Lincoln's grave" Why were these words spoken?
Because he gave his purse to the Navy Relief Society and I happen to have the Western Union Telegram they sent him and Mike Jacobs.

7: Which Presidential candidate did Joe back in 1940?
Wendell Willkie

8: What was different about Louis' title defence against Bob Pastor in Detroit on September 20, 1939?
It was scheduled for 20 rounds, as was the 1st Abe Simon fight and it was the 1st Heavyweight Championship bout in Detroit. Pastor was also the 1st College Graduate to fight for the Heavyweight Championship. Louis also dropped Pastor 4 times in the 1st round and once in the 2nd, and Pastor lasted until the 11th.

9: Who was the title contender who said "I'll moider that bum!" How did he get on when given the chance against Louis?
Tony Galento, he knocked Louis down in the 3rd round But Louis stopped him in round 4.

10: Which of Louis' title fights lasted the shortest distance?
Max Schmeling 2:04 of the 1st round, unless you count the Davis fight.

11: Louis was on the canvas only 10 times his entire career. Can u name the men responsible?
Max Schmeling 2, James J. Braddock 1, Tony Galento 1, Buddy Baer 1, Jersey Joe Walcott 3, and Rocky Marciano 2.

12: Louis lost only two contests inside the distance. Who were the two men that stopped him?
Max Schmeling & Rocky Marciano

13: On four occasions when Louis defended his world title the odds were quoted at 20-1 in his favour. Who were his opponents?
Harry Thomas, Al McCoy, Gus Dorazio & Tony Musto

14: Can u name the referee that officiated at 12 of Louis's title fights?
Arthur Donovan

15: Where and when was Joe Louis born?
May 13, 1914 in LaFayette, Alabama

16: Two hours before which fight did Joe get married?
Max Baer

17: Which one of Joe's fights drew the largest crowd? How many people?
Max Baer 88,150

18: Who was the first man to go the full distance with Louis?
Jack Kranz before he was Champion and Tommy Farr after he became Champion.

19: In all how many pro fights did Joe Louis have?
Depending on what source, Boxrec has 70, and that is counting the Johnny Davis bout, and the Ring Record Book has 71. The Ring Record Book has Roscoe Toles, Willie Davis and Gene Stanton, where BoxRec donít. BoxRec has the Davis bout where the Ring Record Book doesnít.

20: Louis won only one fight on DQ. Who was his opponent?
Buddy Baer

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How many people died listening to joes fights over the radio(the cases attributed and documented of course)?
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Originally Posted by sleazyfellow View Post
Looks like you read that new joe louis book, here's another question.

How many people died listening to joes fights over the radio(the cases attributed and documented of course)?
If your just talking about the 1st Louis/Schmeling fight, the answer is 12. Another source claimed that 9 colored men died of heart attacks brought on by the radio account of the battle.

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