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Which country invented the game of Boxing(not modern) ?

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Greece
India
China
Italy


The earliest evidence for fist fighting with any kind of gloves is found in the greek Island of Santorini.

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Initial fighting events were held in which country ?

Greece
Italy
China
India


Initial fighting events were held at Roman Amphitheatres. The Roman form of boxing was often a fight until death to please the spectators who gathered at such events.

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Modern boxing was invented in which country ?

USA
Brazil
England
Canada


It was invented during the early 16th century in the form of bare-knuckle boxing sometimes referred to as prizefighting. The first documented account of a bare-knuckle fight in England appeared in 1681 in the London Protestant Mercury.

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Who was the first english bare-knuckle champion in boxing ?

Kulachniy Boy
Christopher Monck
Jack Broughton
James Figg


He became the champion in the year 1719. Jack Dempsey(American professional boxer) called him the father of modern boxing. Figg was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992. Contests in Mr. Figg's time, in addition to fist fighting, also contained fencing and cudgeling.

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In which year, the first recorded boxing match took place in Britain ?

1681
1692
1703
1714


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Who introduced the first boxing rules ?

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Kulachniy Boy
Jack Broughton
Christopher Monck
James Figg


He was an English bare-knuckle boxer. In the year 1743 , he was became the first person to introducing first boxing rules. These rules are also known as Broughton's rules. These rules were introduced to protect fighters in the ring where deaths sometimes occurred. Under these rules, if a man went down and could not continue after a count of 30 seconds, the fight was over.

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Who published the first paper on boxing in 1700s ?

Sir Tom Molineaux
Sir Tom Cribb
Sir Thomas Parkyns
Sir Isaac Newton


He was a successful Cornish Wrestler from Bunnyip, Cornwall. He was also a Physics student of Sir Isaac Newton.

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Which rules were the first to mention gloves in boxing ?

London Prize Ring Rules(1838)
Jack Broughton's rules
London Prize Ring Rules(1853)
Marquess of Queensberry Rules


The Queensberry rules are intended for use in both professional and amateur boxing matches. The boxing code was written by John Graham Chambers and John Douglas publicly endorsed the code. This code of rules superseded the Revised London Prize Ring rules (1853), which had themselves replaced the original London Prize Ring rules (1743) of Jack Broughton.

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In which year, Biting, headbutting and hitting below the belt in boxing match were declared illegal ?

1853
1867
1889
1898


This rule was a part of London Prize Ring rules (1853). Along with this rule, some other rule declares was that if a fighter were knocked down, he had to rise within 30 seconds under his own power to be allowed to continue. Fights occurred in a 24 feet (7.3 m)-square ring surrounded by ropes was also included.

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Who was the first world heavyweight champion under the Queensberry Rules ?

Tom Molineaux
Jim Corbett
John L. Sullivan
Tex Rickard

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He had 14 wins, 3 draws and 3 no contests in his total 24 fights.

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