Mick Started boxing at the age of 12, at the age of 19 he turned professional. In 1986 Mick was rated amongst the top 10 South African Boxers (Middle Weight Division).
In 1993 Mick traveled to the US where he honed his boxing skills and sparred with boxing greats such as Robbie Simms and Vinnie Pazienza at the prestigious Marvin Hagler Gym.
Mick started training professional boxers in 1995. In 1998 Mick opened his own gym (Boxercising Norwood) where he trained professional boxers, sportsmen and private individuals.