Rocky Lockridge

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Rocky Lockridge
Real nameRick Lockridge
Rated atSuper featherweight
Height5 ft 6+1/2 in
Reach67 in
Born(1959-01-10)January 10, 1959
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
DiedFebruary 7, 2019(2019-02-07) (aged 60)
Gloucester City, New Jersey[1]
Boxing record
Total fights53
Wins by KO36

Rick "Rocky" Lockridge (January 10, 1959 – February 7, 2019) was an American professional boxer.[2] He was best known for having handed Roger Mayweather his first defeat—a first-round knockout in just 98 seconds—earning him the WBA and lineal super featherweight titles.[3] He later won the IBF super featherweight title.

Lockridge had drug problems. He became homeless and suffered a stroke which forced him to walk with a cane. He was featured on A&E's Intervention TV series.[4] Lockridge to broke down crying in the show and that scene became the internet meme "Best Cry Ever".[5]

Lockridge died on February 7, 2019 at the age of 60 from a stroke in Gloucester City, New Jersey.[6]

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  1. "Boxer Rocky Lockridge, Famous for 'Intervention' Scream, Dies at 60". MSN.
  2. "TMZ - FAMOUSLY BROKE DOWN ON 'INTERVENTION'". Archived from the original on 2016-06-13. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  3. "Rocky Lockridge - Lineal Jr. Lightweight Champion". The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia.
  4. "Rocky". Intervention. Season 8. Episode 14. 2010-04-05. A&E Network. Archived from the original on 2011-09-08. Retrieved 2011-09-06. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2019-02-08.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  5. "Best Cry Ever". Youtube.
  6. "Boxer Rocky Lockridge, Famous for 'Intervention' Scream, Dies at 60". MSN.