Pioneer of Croatian fighting who won the inaugural K-1 World Grand Prix tournament in Japan in 1993. He was known as a kickboxer in the heavyweight division.
He won early amateur W.A.K.O. European Championships in 1979 and 1980 and continued winning amateur tournaments every year until 1983 including full-contact European Championships.
He took home numerous championships at the professional level as well and finished with a professional kickboxing record of 87-9-1 and 1 no contest.
He was born in Split, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia.
Following his boxing career, he appeared in the B-movie Skyscraper which starred Anna Nicole Smith.