Filipino fighter who has won titles at both the Light Flyweight and Flyweight divisions, and held titles in WBC, IBF, WBO, and WBA.
He won the national Golden Gloves as well as the title at the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships.
He was chosen to perform the ceremonial break shot before the final match of the World Cup of Pool in 2009.
He married Erica Navarro in 2010.
He and Mexican fighter Fernando Montiel have both held WBO Flyweight titles.