February 14, 1967
On March 29, 1984 in Tijuana, he defeated José Alvarado by knockout in two.
won the world title
On October 29, 1988, in Las Vegas, he defeated Miguel"Happy"Lora by unanimous decision and obtained the World Boxing Council bantamweight title. In addition, on October 7, 1991, in Inglewood, California, he defeated Luis Enrique Mendoza on points and won the WBC super bantamweight title.
Lost His Title
In the eighth defense, on February 25, 1991, in Inglewood, Greg Richardson defeated him by unanimous decision. The super bantamweight lost it in his first defense on March 27, 1992 at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, Wilfredo Vázquez knocked him out in three rounds
On August 18, 2000, in Las Vegas, Héctor Velázquez knocked him out in eight rounds.