Former World Boxing Association world super bantamweight division champion who won the first 20 fights of his professional career.
Before debuting professionally in a winning effort against Samuel Jude Yniguez in March of 2008, he was an Olympic alternate as an amateur and took home a 2007 National PAL championship.
He appeared on ESPN's Friday Night Fights against Cecilio Santos, winning by means of a fourth round knockout.
He was born in Carson, California.
His first professional loss came at the hands of Guillermo Rigondeaux.