Sosa is second cousin of Major League Baseball player Sammy Sosa.
Member of the 1992 Dominican Olympic Team as a Featherweight. His results were:
- Defeated Eddie Saenz (Nicaragua) 23-14
- Defeated Steven Chungu (Namibia) 11-9
- Lost to Hocine Soltani (Algeria) 13-4
His career boxing record is 42-4-2 (31 KOs). Earlier in his career, Sosa won minor titles—the WBC Fecarbox and Dominican Republic lightweight titles. He has been a contender in the lightweight division, challenging world champions such as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto (going the distance and getting KOed respectively), as well as Paul Spadafora.
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