Heavyweight Champions

Answers below

1. His middle initial was L, and he was the champ in 1889.

2. Who did Joe Louis beat for the heavyweight title?

3. In 1949 Ezzard Charles beat whom for the title?

4. Who did Marciano beat in ’52 for the crown?

5. Floyd Patterson KOd this fighter to become the champ in ’56.

6. Who beat Patterson for the title in 1962?

7. Who did Ali beat in the Rumble in the Jungle?

8. What year did Ali become the heavyweight champ?

9. Tyson beat this bone crusher in ’87 to become the champ.

10. Who was the Swede who KOd Floyd Patterson for the title in ’59?




answers 1. John L. Sullivan 2. James Braddock 3. Jersey Joe Walcott 4. Jersey Joe Walcott 5. Archie Moore 6. Sonny Liston 7. George Foreman 8. 1964 9. James “Bonecrusher” Smith 10. Ingemar Johansson

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