Cruiserweight fighter who made his professional debut on February 28, 1989, defeating Richard Palmer by unanimous decision.
He had a very successful seven-year amateur career.
On September 16, 2006, he defeated Shannon Landberg to secure the IBA World Cruiserweight Title.
He was born and raised in Ontario, Canada.
In his first fight as Cruiserweight Champion, he had his title taken by Enzo Maccarinelli.