- Amateur light heavyweight boxer (26-9) trained by former champion Johnny Coulon. Indiana amateur champion (1966, 1968).
- Florida editor for Ring Record Book during the 1980’s.
- Publisher of Florida Boxing Record Book (1984-1986).
- Coauthor with Hank Kaplan of “Boxing: This is It!” (ETC Publications, Palm Springs, California, 1984).
- Author of “Azucar y Chocolate” – a history of Cuban boxing (Ediciones Universal, Miami, Florida, 2004).
- Author of hundreds of boxing articles and columns for trade publications including Ring Magazine, Boxing Digest, Boxing Illustrated and Cyber Boxing Zone.
- Editor of BoxRec.
- Voting member of International Boxing Hall of Fame.
- Historical consultant with Mike Delisa and Hank Kaplan for the movie "Cinderella Man."
- Former manager of over twenty pro fighters including former cruiserweight champion Robert Daniels.
- Matchmaker (1981-2006) for over 100 professional boxing cards for promoters Felix Zabala Sr., Chris Dundee, Julio Martinez and Richard Dobal; worked as assistant matchmaker or press agent in fourteen world title fights for promoter Felix Zabala Sr..
- Color commentator for 40 televised boxing shows in Florida (1984-1989).
- Radio talk show host and journalist. Has worked with the US Information Agency,Univision Radio and La Poderosa 670 Radio, Miami, Florida.
- Inducted into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame in 2010.
- Inducted into the Cuban Sports Hall of Fame, 2010.