Past heavyweight boxer known for ferocious punching inside, harmful power, and a durable chin. He received an IBF name in 1998 and a bronze medal in the 1992 Olympics. During his novice career, he qualified three times weekly in a fitness center in Mangere Bridge under Gerry Preston. He fallen a unanimous decision battle to Lennox Lewis in 2000. He was created in Faleasiu, Samoa. He knocked out John Ruiz in the 1st round of the 1996 battle with a thunderous remaining hook.