Mexican-American nicknamed "Lazor" competing mostly in the light welterweight and super featherweight divisions.
He made his pro debut on a small card, beating Miguel Delgado by unanimous decision in a four-round bout.
In 2006, he beat the undefeated Ignacio Olvera by unanimous decision.
He grew up with his family in Dallas, Texas.
Former WBC bantamweight champ Alberto Davila was also a Mexican-American from Texas.