Former British, Commonwealth and European Lightweight Champion, and IBO World Light Welterweight Champion.
He was runner-up at the 1990 ABA National Championships held at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
He was trained by renowned trainer Jack Lindsay and was hugely popular among the Luton and Luton Irish communities.
His father was a boxer who won the Irish amateur title.
He and Arturo Gotti were both champions in the Light Welterweight division.