Ruben is considerably well traveled, born in San Rogue, Spain, at the age of 3, his family settled in Austria. Another move brought his family to Panama where his step-father introduced him to boxing. It was then he discovered his love of the sport. Ruben attended school in Panama, Germany, and Peru while living between two households. It wasn’t until he turned 21 that he took up boxing but as soon as he did he knew instantly that he wanted to be a professional boxer.
The great training opportunities, and the way people love boxing in the USA convinced him to move to Miami Beach and team up with Donato De Martiis and the 5th Street Gym, to pursue a successful career in professional boxing.