Boxing Hall of Famer considered by many to be one of the greatest Bantamweight champions ever, 2-time World Bantamweight Champion.
His first professional fight was a first-round knockout of Freddy García at the age of 17.
He was voted as the #1 Bantamweight of the 20th century by the Associated Press in 1999.
His parents had 12 children, but only 6 survived.
He defeated Bobby Chacon to win the WBC World Featherweight title but lost to him via unanimous decision two years later.