January 4, 1986
On August 2, 2008, in Betania, Panama, he defeated Esteban Ramos by unanimous decision
won the world title
On November 9, 2013, in Texas, he technically knocked out Mexican Alberto Garza in four rounds and became the WBA featherweight champion.
Lost His Title
He missed weight for his fourth defense against Jason Sosa on December 19, 2015, at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York. The fight took place and ended in a draw.