Date of birth
August 17, 1957
On October 31, 1972, in Kensington, London, he technically knocked out Maurice Thomas in six rounds.
Won The World Title
On March 16, 1980, in Las Vegas, he won a unanimous decision in 15 rounds against Italian Vito Antuofermo and seized the middleweight titles of the Council and the World Boxing Association.
Lost His Title
In his second defense, on September 27, 1980, at Wembley, Marvin Hagler technically knocked him out in three rounds.
On September 15, 1981, at Wembley, Tony Sibson knocked him out in three rounds.