Light heavyweight boxer who claimed both the Greek Middleweight and Light Heavyweight titles in 1937.
He fought 46 fights in Europe from 1934 until 1939, when he relocated to the United States, where he debuted in Madison Square Garden on January 5, 1940.
He retired in 1947, after which he settled in Geneva, Ohio, where he managed a bar-restaurant.
In 1922, he, his two sisters, and mother fled to Athens from Turkey after his father was killed in Asia Minor.
He suffered his first knockout loss to Ezzard Charles on January 12, 1942.