European light middleweight champion who retired when he was just 31, due to medical reasons.
He debuted in October, 1999, and earned a first-round knockout against Jamie Rolfe.
He finished his career with a record of 32-5-0, with 23 knockouts.
He was born in Salford, England.
He belongs to a long list of successful English boxers, which includes legends such as Lennox Lewis.