Dominican boxer who became the WBO's super bantamweight and super featherweight champion.
He won won 310 out of 320 bouts as an amateur.
He was suspended eight months for testing positive for Furosemide, a banned diuretic.
He was born and raised in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
He was slated to challenge Nate Campbell for the WAB, IBF, and WBO titles, but came in three and a half pounds overweight for the fight.