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Touching Gloves with…’Lightning’ Ray Lampkin

by on Feb.18, 2016, under Boxing News

By Dan Hanley

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In the Pacific Northwest of the early ’70s, as the days of Eddie Machen, Thad Spencer and Andy Kendall were coming to an end, the Aristotelian phrase, ‘Nature abhors a vacuum’, came into play. For there was an emptiness in the belly of the fan needing to be sated. And without fanfare, armed only with a manager who was more raconteur than three-piece suit, Ray Lampkin exploded across the city of Portland like the northern lights on a bleak cul-de-sac. (continue reading…)

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Lampkin Takes on Maldonado in a Great Northwest Match-up This Friday at Seven Feathers Casino in Canyonville, Oregon

by on Nov.05, 2014, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Ray Lampkin, Jr. skip roping (photo courtesy of

Ray Lampkin, Jr. skip roping (photo courtesy of

After a yearlong lay-off, one of the most promising prospects in the Pacific Northwest makes his return to the ring this Friday, November 7th at the Seven Feathers Casino in Canyonville, Oregon. Headlining the Patrick Ortiz Ringside Tickets Inc. promotion, undefeated Ray Lampkin Jr. will take on the toughest challenge of his young pro career in the skilled Ricardo Maldonado in what promises to be an exciting five round main event for the Northwest Jr. Welterweight title.

Fight fans in the Pacific Northwest have high hopes for Portland, Oregon’s Ray Lampkin Jr. The quick fisted ring tactician was once a highly decorated amateur, winning several national titles. Since turning pro he’s gone undefeated in four outings, defeating some very good regional fighters along the way. In his most recent fight he won an exciting four round decision over the battle tested and well respected journeyman Joaquin Chavez. (continue reading…)

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