Heavyweight fighter who secured the USBA Heavyweight title on June 16, 2012, against Steve Collins.
He was a multi-sport star in high school, and didn't heavily pursue boxing until he was 24.
He made his professional debut on February 26, 2010, winning by unanimous decision, and he landed his first knockout in his second bout.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
On January 25, 2014, in a highly anticipated match at Madison Square Garden, he won by TKO against Artur Szpilka.