9 November 2009
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Q.Why is it called Boxing Day?
A.Boxing Day is so called as it was the traditional day for giving a tip ("Christmas box") to postmen, errand boys and staff. The term was coined in 1833.
Q.Who's the best boxer of all time?
A.Sugar Ray Robinson is the best boxer of all time, pound for pound. However, Oscar De La Hoya has won the most world titles (10). Ali is also great.
Q.How hard is Prince Naseem's punch?
A.Prince Naseem can punch 200kg, 5 times as hard as an average person. The International Boxing Research Organization named Joe Louis the hardest puncher.
Q.What British boxing champions are called Pat?
A.British boxing champs named Pat: Breslin, Heavyweight, 1916; Pat Butler, welterweight, 1934; Pat Clinton, flyweight 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992; Pat Cowdell, super featherweight, 1987.