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Famous Boxers

Can you name these well-known boxers from history and the present?
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First submittedJuly 28, 2015
Last updatedJuly 28, 2015
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Boxer
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He danced like a butterfly and stung like a bee
Muhammed Ali
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Ear-biter
Mike Tyson
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Person whose ear was bit
Evander Holyfield
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First person to beat #2
Buster Douglas
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Heavyweight champ at age 45
George Foreman
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"Thrilla in Manila" loser
Joe Frazier
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Boxers known as "Sugar Ray"
Sugar Ray Leonard
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Sugar Ray Robinson
9
Detroit's "Brown Bomber"
Joe Louis
10
Undefeated welterweight known as "Money"
Floyd Mayweather
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Filipino who battled #10
Manny Pacquiao
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British boxer; The last undisputed heavyweight champ
Lennox Lewis
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49-0 Italian-American heavyweight
Rocky Marciano
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Won titles at 154 lbs through heavyweight. Robbed at the 1988 Olympics
Roy Jones Jr.
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First African-American heavyweight champ
Jack Johnson
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These two had the "Fight of the Century" in the 1920's
Jack Dempsey
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Gene Tunney
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Defeated #1 and broke his jaw. Father of an NFL player
Ken Norton
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Mayor of Kiev. He was never knocked down
Vitali Klitschko
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Mexican-American "Golden Boy". Champion in 6 weight classes
Oscar De La Hoya
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Panamanian lightweight with 103 wins
Roberto Durán
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He was called "The Hitman"
Thomas Hearns
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Defended the heavyweight title 20 times between 1978 and 1985
Larry Holmes
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Mexican boxer who started his career 87-0
Julio César Chávez
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level 70
Jul 29, 2015
No Jake LaMotta?
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level 69
Aug 24, 2015
I also tried him without reading all of the questions expecting him to pop up.
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level 76
Aug 24, 2015
Same here.
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level 82
Aug 24, 2015
Ricky Hatton was also know as 'The Hitman'..
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level 68
Aug 24, 2015
If one is enough of a boxing fan to have heard of Ricky Hatton, he/she would surely know that Hearns is the preferred answer.
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level 82
Sep 21, 2015
I agree. But the question as it is written can be answered correctly with 'Hatton'.. So it should be an acceptable answer.
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level 69
Jun 19, 2017
As a Brit with only a passing interest in boxing, I've heard of Ricky Hatton but not Hearns ...although I wouldn't have guessed Hatton anyway
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level 67
Aug 26, 2015
There's only one "Hitman"...and it ain't Ricky Hatton.
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level 82
Sep 21, 2015
Thank you for your subjective viewpoint. Phew. I can sleep easy now that you have informed us of your opinion.
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level 71
Jan 12, 2017
As was Jeff Harding...and probably plenty more
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level 56
Aug 24, 2015
Rocky Marciano, Rocky Marciano………he beat Joe Louis' ass…..
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level 48
Aug 24, 2015
One time, Frank Sinatra came in here, and sat in this chair. I say, "Frank, you hang out with Joe Louis. Just between me and you, how old is Joe Louis?" Know what Frank told me? He said "Hey, Joe Louis is a hundred thirty-seven years old." A hundred and thirty-seven years old!
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level 56
Aug 24, 2015
"Man…you ain't never met no Frank Sinatra"…."FU, FU, FU, and FU, who's next?"
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level 67
Aug 26, 2015
Every time I start talkin' bout boxing, a white man gotta pull Rocky Marciano outta there ass!
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level 69
Aug 24, 2015
Lennox Lewis is Canadian btw.
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level 67
Nov 4, 2015
Born 2 September 1965 (age 50) West Ham, London, England ............ even someone with little knowledge will admit he is British.
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level 65
Aug 24, 2015
This is truly sad. I have been to Joe Louis Arena, and did not realize that it was named after a boxer.
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level 49
Aug 24, 2015
Read up on him, he is quite a story
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level 63
Aug 31, 2015
Excellent quiz! Love to see good boxing trivia on here!
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level 41
Mar 4, 2016
Never heard of hearns. Hatton 's the better answer.
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level 32
Aug 3, 2016
how old are you 10? How have you never heard of Tommy Hearns. One great fighter among great fighters. watch Hearns v Leonard or Hearns V Haggler great fights
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level 76
Apr 17, 2016
No "senator from California" question??
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level 32
Oct 24, 2016
''danced'' like a butterfly
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level 70
Aug 21, 2017
I thought this was going to be a quiz about underwear.