February 14, 1957
February 17, 1973, in South Cotabato, Philippines, defeated Eddie Lementos by points in four rounds
won the world title
On August 29, 1981, in Tuscany, Italy, he effectively knocked out Cornelius Boza Edwards in five rounds and obtained the World Boxing Council super featherweight title.
Lost His Title
In his second defense, on May 29, 1982, in Las Vegas, the Mexican Rafael"Bazooka"Limón technically knocked him out in 12 rounds.
On July 31, 1991, in Manila, William Magahin knocked him out in six rounds.