WONDER #2063: Why Is a Boxing Ring Square?

Question 1 of 3

Who was the first person to develop a set of rules for boxing?

  1. Jack Broughton
  2. Floyd Mayweather
  3. Muhammad Ali
  4. George Foreman

Question 2 of 3

When was the first square boxing ring introduced?

  1. 1605
  2. 1838
  3. 1776
  4. 2001

Question 3 of 3

The term “ring” is a holdover from when boxing contests were held on the ground inside a roughly-drawn what?

  1. triangle
  2. square
  3. circle
  4. tetrahedron

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