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- Had an amateur record of 105-15.
- Lost to Lemuel Steeples in the 139-pound final of the 1979 National AAU Championships in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
- Won the 147-pound title at the 1979 World Junior Championships in Yokohama, Japan.
- Edward Miles (Scotland) RSC 2
- Ikki Oka (Japan) RSC 1
- Evgeniy Distel (Soviet Union) 4-1
- Jerzy Kaczmarek (Poland) 5-0
- Won his first 17 fights by knockout.
- Fought Colin Jones to a 12-round draw for the vacant WBC welterweight title on March 19, 1983.
- Defeated Colin Jones by a 12-round split decision to win the vacant WBC welterweight title on August 13, 1983.
- Successfully defended the WBC welterweight title four times.
- Knocked out in two rounds by WBA/IBF welterweight champion Donald Curry in a fight to unify the World Welterweight Championship on December 6, 1985.
- Defeated Rafael Corona by a first-round TKO to win the vacant NABF junior middleweight title on March 7, 1987.
- Lost to WBA junior middleweight champion Mike McCallum by a 10th-round TKO on April 19, 1987.
- Retired with a record of 5-2-1 (3 KOs) in world title fights.
- Retired with a record of 2-3 (1 KO) against former, current and future world champions.
Sugar Ray Leonard
| WBC Welterweight Champion
1983 Aug 13 – 1985 Dec 6