Former Heavyweight boxer best remembered for his fights with legendary boxers like Muhammad Ali. He won his first twenty-four fights via knockout after turning professional in 1966.
He fought in the Vietnam War and won fourteen titles as an amateur boxer.
He received the Progress of the Year award from Ring Magazine in 1969.
He was the third of eleven children born to his parents. He had children of his own named Gregory, Joshua, Nicole and Nathaniel.
He was World Heavyweight Champion George Foreman's sparring partner in the mid-70's.