Former professional boxer who held the WBA Super Featherweight title from February 1984 to May 1985. He later appeared on A&E's "Intervention" following years of drug abuse.
He was an excellent amateur boxer, winning the National AAU Bantamweight Championship in 1977.
A video of him crying on "Intervention" became a widely-circulated internet meme.
He had twin sons. He suffered from drug problems the last two decades of his life.
He succeeded Roger Mayweather as WBA Super Featherweight in 1984.