Professional boxer who rocketed to fame in 2013 after winning the WBO European Light-Middleweight Championship.
He was only six years old when he began making regular visits to the boxing gym. By thirteen, he'd begun training at Rotunda ABC.
Early in his boxing career, he won the Junior ABA title.
Hailing from a family of boxers, his grand uncle Tony Smith was a competitor in the British and Commonwealth welterweight championships.
In 2014, he narrowly escaped assault charges after attacking his now ex-girlfriend, Bollywood star Amy Jackson.