Alexis Rocha vs. Jeovanis Barraza Set As Co-Main Event
For Munguia vs. Rosado On Nov. 13
Orange County will be represented on November 13th as Santa
Ana’s Alexis “Lex” Rocha (17-1, 11KOs) faces off against
Jeovanis Barraza (22-1, 15KOs) of Barranquilla, Colombia, in
a 10-round welterweight co-main event for Munguia vs. Rosado
at Anaheim's Honda Center. The welterweight fight will be
preceded by a 10-round middleweight bout between top
contender D’Mitrus Ballard (20-0-1, 11KOs) of Temple Hill,
Maryland, and Mexico’s Paul Valenzuela, Jr. (26-9, 17KOs).
The DAZN show opener will feature Mexico’s undefeated,
heavy-handed, lightweight rising star, William Zepeda (23-0,
21KOs), facing off against Miami’s John Moralde (24-4,
13KOs) in a 10-round fight for the WBA Continental America’s
Lightweight title. The event will be broadcast live on DAZN,
excluding Mexico, starting at 6:00 p.m. PT/9:00 p.m. ET.
“Saturday, November 13th will be a great night of boxing for
Southern California fight fans,” said Oscar De La Hoya,
Chairman, and CEO of Golden Boy. “We are proud to highlight
one of Orange County’s top contenders, Alexis Rocha, as he
makes his return to the Honda Center in the co-main event of
the night. I know he will make all his hometown fans proud
as he takes on a tough contender in a 10-round welterweight
After a stellar, knock-out performance on June 19, 2021,
against James Bacon, Alexis “Lex” Rocha of Santa Ana,
California, is determined to continue his winning streak
when he faces off against Jeovanis Barraza on November 13.
The Southern California native is returning to the Honda
Center as a top-rising welterweight contender who has
steadily climbed the rankings by successfully defeating
tough competitors like Berlin Abreu, Roberto Valenzuela Jr.,
and Brad Solomon.
“I expect a lot from myself. I expect to be a main event
star in the sport. For now, I’m focused on stealing the show
as the co-main event and bringing excitement to the crowd,”
said Alexis Rocha. “I want to earn the respect and support
of Orange County fans and I can do that by knocking
opponents out. I was born and raised here. Sports in Orange
County should be Angels, Ducks, and Alexis Rocha. That’s my
Making his second American appearance on November 13,
Jeovanis Barraza of Barranquilla, Colombia, is looking to
make a statement in the welterweight division. The
26-year-old dangerous contender has defeated tough
competition in Colombia, including top prospects Carlos
Saenz and Luis Guillermo Berrio. Now, he will be looking to
impress American audiences as he seeks an upset victory
against Santa Ana’s Alexis Rocha.
“I am at Reyes Boxing getting the best training I can to
prepare for a fight that will change my life,” said Jeovanis
Barraza. “I am going to bring my top game and show the world
what I am made of.”
Headlining the Golden Boy Fight Night portion of the night,
live on Facebook Watch, Arley Muncino (29-3-2, 10 KOs) of
Monterey, Mexico will meet Jackie Calvo (14-6-2, 1KO) of
Mexico City in a 10-round female flyweight battle.
The Pride of Mexicali, Diego De La Hoya (22-1, 10KOs) will
make his return to the ring facing off against Guadalajara’s
Jose Gonzalez (23-9-1, 13KOs) in a 10-round featherweight
Alejandro Reyes (4-0, 3KOs) of Los Angeles will participate
in a 4-round super lightweight fight against Osmel Mayorga
(2-2, 1KO) of Miami, Fl.
Finally, San Diego’s rising prospect, Jorge Chavez, will
make his pro debut in a 4-round super featherweight bout
against Mexico City’s Gilberto Aguilar (0-3).