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2012-06-13 : Rodricka Ray 224 lbs beat John Lennox 228½ lbs by TKO at 1:53 in round 5 of 8

Rodrika Ray versus John Lennox Heavyweight co-Main Event at Robert Treat Best Westernin Newark

  • Despite Lennox entering the ring with a 10-1 record, Lennox had only two opponents with winning records coming in.
  • Ray entered the ring at 3-5-1, but eight of Ray's opponents were unbeaten at the time he fought them, a pro record of more valuable experience.
  • Ray, with a losing record, knocked out Lennox in the fifth round of a lopsided bout which did not appear to be an upset.
  • Boxing 360 heavyweight prospect Joey Dawejko stopped Lennox in the same ring in 2011 in the first round as referee Lindsey Page saved Lennox from further punishment.
  • Lennox unable to stop Ray from throwing and landing numerous left hand power shots to the head and the body which scored and did cumulative damage, leading to the knockout.