Boxer who became the WBO Lightweight Champion in March 2014 after never having lost a professional fight to that point. He is also U.S. Pan American Games Box-Offs and National PAL Championships gold medalist.
He was born in Omaha, Nebraska.
He spent a year away from the sport after he was charged with domestic violence and was found to have used performance-enhancing drugs.
His father, grandfather and uncle all trained at C.W. Boxing Club.
He defeated Cuba's Yuriorkis Gamboa to retain his WBO Lightweight title in March 2014.