Date of birth
October 31, 1983
On June 6, 2009 at Tidaholms Sporthall, Sweden, he defeated Maxim Nikonorov by decision in four rounds.
Won The World Title
On April 24, 2015, in Chicago, he won a majority decision over Anthony Dirrell to win the WBC Super Middleweight title. On August 26, 2017, he won the interim WBA light heavyweight title, defeating Nathan Cleverly by technical knockout in Las Vegas.
Lost His Title
In his third defense, on January 14, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, he unified with IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale and lost by majority decision. On January 19, 2019, Marcus Brown defeated him by unanimous decision and snatched the interim WBA light heavyweight title from him, in Las Vegas.