Boxer who captured the IBF light-heavyweight title in 2017. He is famous for his remarkable punching power, having won nearly all of his professional fights via knockout or stoppage.
He was an exceptional amateur boxer, winning the 2006 European Amateur Boxing Championships.
He has been ranked as one of the ten best light-heavyweights in the world by The Ring, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec.
He has been married and has children.
He defeated Tavoris Cloud in September 2014.