Category Archives: Opinion

Valdez Schools Berchelt, Culminates with Brutal Knockout Victory

While I’m sure the words “ya valio verga” have crossed the minds of countless Mexican boxers as they face the realization of inevitable defeat, Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt actually voiced the words to his corner, serving as a premonition of the brutal knockout he would later suffer at the vicious hands of Oscar Valdez. Before […]

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe: Canelo Has yet to Disclose an Opponent for September

Nothing says “I run boxing” like currently having four divisions on hold with fighters crossing their fingers to be your next dance partner in the boxing ring. Though this year’s ESPYs Best Boxer award winner Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has yet to announce an opponent for his usual Mexican independence weekend date in September, speculation has […]

Prospects to Keep Up With in 2019

#1 Chris”The Boy” Zavala via: @melinapizano (IG) To begin our list, we have featherweight prospect fighting out of Long Beach, Chris “The Boy” Zavala (3-0-0 1 KO). Recently signed to Top Rank Promotions in May of 2018, Zavala trains with Coach Manny Robles, ESPN’s 2016 Trainer of the Year, at Legendz Boxing Gym in Norwalk, […]

Against the Ropes Podcast!

“Xicana Boxing joins Against the Ropes to discuss boxing. We discuss Mexicans not liking Canelo Alvarez, is GGG really Mexican style? Does Triple G really want that trilogy? and Andrade’s fight on DAZN.” “Special guest Xicana Boxing talks about Tevin Farmer’s performance, a possible matchup with Gervonta, Morales vs. Barrera classic fights and Marquez vs […]