Became the first left-handed world heavyweight boxing champ in 1994. He compiled a career record of 52-4-1.
He grew up in Monessen, Pennsylvania.
In his debut match, he knocked out Adrian Riggs in the first round.
Had a son, Michael Moorer, Jr., with his wife Bobbie.
Although he has not won any gold medals like fellow boxer, Oscar De La Hoya, he is still a very respected athlete.