Status: WBC/WBA/Ring Light Welterweight champion. Record is 24-0 (15 KO’s).
Ht: 5-9 Wt: 140
DOB: March 20, 1988 In: Philadelphia, PA
First Boxing Memory: "Walking into the boxing gym – Harrowgate Boxing Club – ten years old."
Boxing Inspiration: "My family."
Nicknames: "Swift – that’s about it."
Last Book Read: "Aw man, I don’t even remember."
Greatest Sports Moment: "My last fight (KO 4 Amir Khan). Shockin’ the world [smiles]."
Most Painful Moment: "I guess takin’ a punch [laughs]."
First Job: "Boxing."
Current Car: "2012 Camaro. (Color?) White with a red stripe."
Favorite Boxers To Watch: "Oscar De La Hoya. Floyd Mayweather. Prince Naseem Hamed. Carlos Ortiz. A lot of fighters."
Favorite Sport Outside Boxing: "Football."
Funny Boxing Memory: "Not really."
Which Fight(s) Were You At Your Best, Your Finest Performance: "I guess all of ‘em."
Was Beating Amir Khan Easier Than You Expected: "I knew it wasn’t gonna be easy, I knew it wasn’t gonna be hard. I knew I was prepared."
When Did You Realize You Were Gonna Win? When Did You Realize That You Had Him: "As soon as I seen his shots, I knew it was gonna be in our favor."
Last Vacation: "I went to Puerto Rico in July."
Favorite Movies: "Titanic [smiles]."
Why Do You Love Boxing: "Ah man, I love competing. I like challenges. When I’m traveling, stuff like that. (Favorite part of boxing?) Is competing. I love competing."
People Qualities Most Admired: "I like to see people who are determined and never give up. Make it through adversity."