Original from Camagüey. As wrestler he made his bow with the world title in 1993 after having won the fourth position in the JJ. OO in Barcelona Games, 1992. He entered the luminaries` path after the conquest of the Olympic Title at Atlanta, 1996 (74 kgs) and Sydney, 2000 (69 kgs). He has also won a World Cup and another world championship. Winner of two Panamerican crowns and the same number of Centro Caribbean titles. He is one of the greatest men in the Greco-Roman style of the universe.