Sonny Ray
Global ID16338
birthdate 1934-02-28
death date 2012-02-13 (77)
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
aliasRoger/Ray Moten
country USA
residenceChicago, Illinois, USA
birth placeHalls, Tennessee, USA
birth nameRogers Moten
won 22 (KO 10) + lost 18 (KO 7) + drawn 7 = 47
rounds boxed 278 KO% 21.28

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1966-05-20Matt Blow2-0-0
Arena, San Bernardino, California, USALKO26
time: 2:05
1963-04-30Bobo Olson89-13-1
Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USALTKO810
The ring doctor stopped the contest due to Ray's bloodshot eyes. (UP)
1962-05-28Dean Bogany19-8-2
Kearney Bowl, Fresno, California, USALUD1010
referee: Pete Morelli 1-7
1962-05-04Robert Williams7-4-0
Klamath Falls, Oregon, USAWKO4
1961-05-11Floyd Palmer13-4-1
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USAWKO210
referee: Ralph Gruman
1961-03-18Mauro Mina28-2-2
Estadio Nacional, Lima, PeruLKO510
referee: Jose Salardi
Attendance: 25,000
1961-03-06Chuck Garrett3-6-0
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
1961-01-13Giulio Rinaldi22-5-0
Roma, Lazio, ItalyLPTS1010
1960-11-22Chic Calderwood28-0-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1960-08-23Freddy Blades11-2-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USALUD1010
referee: Mike Kaplan 93-98 | judge: Eddie Thal 95-99 | judge: Gus Jacobson 95-96
1960-07-20Billy Ryan23-3-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO110
time: 1:25 | referee: Stanley Berg
1960-06-01Willie Pastrano52-8-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
referee: Walter Brightmore 42-49 | judge: Howard Walsh 46-48 | judge: John Schreiner 44-47
1960-04-16Alvin Williams55-33-6
Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USADPTS1010
1959-11-11Harold Johnson60-8-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO1010
time: 1:18 | referee: Joey White 39-42 | judge: Frank Clark 37-44 | judge: Howard Walsh 38-43
Ray was knocked down once in the 4th and 10th rounds.
1959-08-21Von Clay9-0-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO510
Ray was knocked down in the 4th.
1959-06-30Roque Maravilla31-5-1
Edmonds Field, Sacramento, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Pete Morelli 98-94 | judge: Fred Bottaro 100-91 | judge: Johnny Reno 100-93
1959-03-20Tony Anthony38-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 2-8 | judge: Frank Forbes 3-6 | judge: Tony Castellano 4-6
The crowd booed the decision as Anthony appeared to have been hurt numerous times in the last round.
1959-01-14Roque Maravilla29-4-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
Maravilla was down for a nine count in the 1st
1958-11-14Tony Anthony37-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 3-6 | judge: Joe Agnello 3-7 | judge: Nick Gamboli 4-5
1958-10-08Eddie Cotton32-8-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWMD1010
1958-09-24Jesse Bowdry24-2-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO910
time: 1:22 | referee: Walter Brightmore 35-37 | judge: Howard Walsh 37-36 | judge: E. Allen Frankel 36-36
1958-06-25Rudy Williams9-3-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD66
1958-05-14Joe Tuvell11-2-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO36
1958-04-16Lou Bailey4-6-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWSD66
1958-04-08Ray Augustus69-21-4
City Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USAWPTS88
1958-01-08Lou Bailey2-4-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWSD66
1957-11-07George Blackstone2-5-1
City Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USAWTKO46
1957-07-24Jesse Bowdry13-1-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO26
1957-06-26Johnny Gray12-7-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD66
1957-04-24Sonny Hett14-3-2
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USAWKO36
1957-04-05Larue Harvey11-4-3
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS66
1957-02-06Ben Wise7-6-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO36
1956-12-19Jesse Bowdry6-0-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1956-11-28Jesse Bowdry5-0-0
Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALUD44
1956-10-24Ralph Friend
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USAWKO14
1955-12-22Chick Howell2-0-2
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USALKO14
1955-11-29Joe Louis III8-4-2
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USALPTS66
1955-11-22Rico Brooks0-1-0
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USAWPTS44
1955-09-13Chick Howell1-0-1
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USADPTS44
1955-08-09Joe Louis III8-4-1
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USADPTS66
1955-08-04Johnny Carroll0-4-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1955-07-19Chick Howell
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USADPTS44
1955-07-02Henry Taylor14-20-8
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS44
1955-05-24Zeke Robinson9-5-2
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USADPTS66
1955-04-18Sammy Johnson1-2-0
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USAWKO14
1955-04-04Ray Lopez
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USAWPTS44
1954-11-09Cleveland Bradley3-2-0
Stockton, California, USADPTS44


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