June 11, 1960
On January 11, 1978, in Acapulco, he knocked out Roberto Hernández in three
won the world title
In his fifth opportunity on June 2, 1990, in Manchester, England, he defeated Paul Hodkinson by technical knockout in eight rounds and obtained the World Boxing Council featherweight title.
Lost His Title
In his fourth defense on September 13, 1991, in Belfast, Paul Hodkinson defeated him by unanimous decision.
On February 28, 1993, in Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, he knocked out Javier Lucas in five rounds.