Joseph started his boxing career in 1962 (7 years old) in his family garage in Broderick. As a young man he boxed in local Elks Clubs, American Legion Halls, and surrounding areas of Sacramento. Joe boxed as a Nationally Ranked Amateur winning the Golden Gloves title 2 years in a row before turning Professional. As a Professional he was a World Ranked Professional (#3 WBC and #6 WBA) with 2 State Titles and a North American Boxing Federation (ABF) title, he inherited the family gym “Capital Boxing Gym” which he owned and operated for over 9 years before selling it and getting into the Mixed Martial Arts arena as a trainer at Ultimate Fitness. Since being here he has written a book “Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Strikers Guide for Trainer’s and Fighter’s” to which he has had rave reviews. Joseph is also a California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Athletic Inspector.