Rocky Lockridge Biography – Rocky Lockridge Wiki
Rocky Lockridge born Rick Lockridge, was an American professional boxer.
Lockridge began his career in his native Tacoma, Washington, at the Tacoma Boys Club. As an amateur, Lockridge was National AAU Bantamweight Champion, National Golden Gloves runner-up in Bantamweight and made it to the quarterfinals of the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 1978.
Lockridge relocated from Washington to Patterson, New Jersey, in 1978 to begin his professional career. He compiled a career record of 44-9-0 with 36 knockouts. During his career, he captured the IBF Super Featherweight Championship of the World, the WBA Super Featherweight Championship of the World and the USBA Featherweight Championship.
Rocky defeated such men as Roger Mayweather, Cornelius Boza-Edwards, Harold Knight, Johnny De La Rosa, Barry Michael, Dennis Cruz, Felipe Orozco, Kamel Bou-Ali, Tae-Jin Moon, Robert Mullins, Richard Rozelle and Sammy Goss. He handed Roger Mayweather his first defeat—a first-round knockout in just 98 seconds—earning him the WBA and lineal super featherweight titles.
Rocky Lockridge Age
He was born on January 10, 1959 in Tacoma, Washington, United States. He died on February 7, 2019 in Gloucester City, New Jersey aged 60.
Rocky Lockridge Wife
He was married to his wife, Carolyn Lockridge. Rocky and Carolyn split up shortly after Lockridge’s original retirement in 1991. According to Lockridge, the split was due to the stress of being broke and partially because he didn’t know what to do without boxing. He also admitted that drug addiction may have played a part, too.
Rocky Lockridge Children
He had two children with his then wife Carolyn. The twin sons Ricky Jr. Lockridge and Lamar Lockridge were born on August 23, 1984.
Rocky Lockridge Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 6 1⁄2 inches (1.69 m).
Rocky Lockridge Nationality
He was of American nationality.
Rocky Lockridge Death
He died on February 7, 2019 in Gloucester City, New Jersey. He was 60 years old. Rocky’s son Ricky Lockridge confirmed his father’s passing and said, “It is with great pain but a whole heart that I tell you family and friends that my father Ricky Lockridge aka Rocky Lockridge has passed away. All he wanted was to be in the comfort of his home with friends/ family. God has called him to walk through the gates of heaven.”
Rocky Lockridge Cause of Death
Rocky Lockridge’s cause of death was complications from a stroke.
Rocky Lockridge Net Worth
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