Olympic Games Results
Represented the Dominican Republic at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain, boxing as a Middleweight (75 kg):
- Round 1/16 - Lost to Anthony Ogogo (United Kingdom) 6-13
For his first ten pro bouts, went 10-0 and was trained in Reading, Pennsylvania by Danny 'Pa Encima' Rivera, a former trainer of world champions Elio Rojas, Roman Martinez, and undefeated Julio Cesar Matthews. Moved with his wife to Houston, Texas, where he sparred for the Jermell and Jermall Charlo brothers, and without a trainer, lost his next bout, an eight rounder to Justin DeLoach, not winning a round.