He held the IBF World Light Middleweight title after defeating Carlos Santos on June 4, 1986.
He made his professional debut on November 9, 1978, in a draw against Charles Carey.
His professional career lasted nearly 18 years, and he amassed a record of 40-15-1, with 28 knockouts.
He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
His IBF title was taken from him by Matthew Hilton.