Tony Ray (Armando Silvestre) is tired of being broke and realizes that Diana (Ana Berta Lepe) will never be his unless he becomes a success. He decides to become a boxer, to earn money, gain respect and ask for Diana's hand in marriage. As he rises to fame in the boxing world he meets Liliana (Lilia Del Valle), a hot and seductive cabaret singer, who steals his heart.
When it comes to fight the legendary Kid Tabaco for the boxing championship, fate intervenes with irreversible consequences. Kid Tabaco is a vibrant story of passion and love, and the burning desire for success in the ring of fire.