Mexican-American welterweight and light welterweight boxer who went undefeated through his first 15 professional bouts, 11 of them by knockout. He was an Amateur National Champion at the age of 17.
He won the silver medal at the 2009 Milan World Amateur Championships.
He was signed by Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions shortly after turning professional.
He was 8 years old when he first started training to become a boxer. He finished with an amateur record of 120-8.
He was born in East Los Angeles, California.