Mixed martial artist who made his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut as a welterweight in 2013 and has earned Performance of the Night honors multiple times. He previously boxed professionally and became an AFC Welterweight champion.
He grew up in Miami, Florida and wrestled at St. Brendan High School.
YouTube videos exist of him participating in a street fight against a Kimbo Slice associate named Ray.
His father is Cuban and his mother is Peruvian. He has two daughters and a son with his ex-girlfriend.
He defeated Joe Lauzon in a kickboxing match at Absolute Fighting Championships XII.