Welcome to the colourful, flamboyant, and beautiful world of Mexican American boxing in Los Angeles. From the minute they stepped into the hoop, Mexican American fighters have electrified fans with their explosiveness and courage. These historical pictures bring to life a sociological culture consisting of knockouts, the Main Street Gym, the Olympic Auditorium, neighborhood rivalries, Mexican idols, posters, and promoters. Like a winding thread, “the Golden Boy” Art Aragon bobs and weaves right through the book. From “Mexican” Joe Rivers to Oscar De L. a. Hoya, the actual stories in their sensational ring wars are told whilst keeping alive the spirit and legacy of Mexican American boxing from the greater Los Angeles space.