WBO cruiserweight champion, European cruiserweight champion, and the IBF inter-continental cruiserweight champion.
He started practicing Taekwando and kickboxing at the age of 10.
He won the gold medal at the W.A.K.O European championships as a kickboxer.
He was born and raised in Sjenica, Serbia.
He was defeated by Steve Cunningham in a fight for the IBF cruiserweight title on December 29, 2007.