Legendary boxer known as "The Golden Boy," he compiled a record of 39-6 and won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, competing in the lightweight class. He defeated 17 world champions over the course of his career.
He won ten world titles in six different weight classes.
Similar to him, Rey Mysterio Jr. is a Mexican American pro wrestler born in California.
As a youth, he was mugged, but had his possessions returned to him after the gang learned of who he was.
He married Millie Corretjer in 2001 and he has five children named Atiana, Nina, Oscar, Devon and Jacob.