American featherweight boxing champion nicknamed 'The Ghost'. He won his first 11 professional bouts and remained undefeated until his 18th fight.
He used an outstanding amateur boxing career to turn professional at the age of 18.
The 2010 documentary 'The Ghost' created a rendition of his life for television.
He married Casey Guerrero in 2011.
In 2012, he fought under Oscar De La Hoya's promotion company, Golden Boy Promotions.