World Boxing Organization Welterweight Champion from February-June 2008, known for his fights with Miguel Cotto and Paul Williams.
He worked at a gas station and as a gym owner.
He was nicknamed "El Indio".
He has sisters named Aida, Nydia, Awilda, Magdalena, Omayra, and Mabel.
He defeated Joel Julio via unanimous decision to defend his WBO Welterweight title.