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Name: Ray Berry
Birth Name: Raymund Klein
Birthplace: Munich, Bayern, Germany
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Height: 6′ 0″ / 183cm
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- Berry was born in Munich, Germany, where his father was in the army, then moved to Alabama.
- Alabama Golden Gloves champion.
- Lost in the semifinal of the US Amateur Championship to Chris Byrd.
- Had about 60 amateur fights.
- Got his nickname (Stingray) from his former trainer for "being a quick puncher, who stings with his shots".
- Berry's height was reported as 6′ 0″ in his 1993-11-30 bout against Leroy Johnson on USA Tuesday Night Fights. He was clearly shorter than his 6′ 2½″ opponent. Commentators mentioned that Berry used to spar with Roy Jones Jr.