He won the King of the Cage Super Heavyweight Championship on February 9, 2002, by scoring a TKO against Eric Pele.
He was a star wrestler at Mount Union College, where he was a three-time All American and the 1992 NCAA Champion.
He has fought in both the UFC and the Pride Fighting Championships.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York.
His first time being KO'd came at the hands of Ben Rothwell.