Un gancho al corazón

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Un gancho al corazón
Created by Televisa
Directed by Alejandro Gamboa
Claudio Reyes Rubio
Sergio Cataño
Starring Danna Garcia
Sebastián Rulli
Laisha Wilkins
Raúl Araiza
Theme music composer Alonzo / Angela Davolos
Opening theme Un Gancho al Corazon by Playa Limbo
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 220
Executive producer(s) Angelli Nesma Medina
Location(s) Tepoztlan Morelos
Running time 42-45 minutes
Original channel Canal de las Estrellas
Picture format 480i SDTV
1080i HDTV
Original release August 25, 2008 – June 26, 2009
Preceded by Las tontas no van al cielo
Followed by Hasta Que El Dinero Nos Separe
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Un Gancho Al Corazón ("A Hook to the Heart") is a Mexican comedy sports drama telenovela that began airing on Mexico's Canal de las Estrellas, beginning August 25, 2008. It began airing in the United States on Univision on June 22, 2009, with the show's run ending there on May 3, 2010. The telenovela is a production of Angelli Nesma Medina and is an original story by Adrian Suar starring Danna Garcia and Sebastián Rulli. Antagonized by Laisha Wilkins, Raúl Araiza, Roberto Blandón and Macaria. The telenovela is a remake of Argentine daily comedy Sos mi vida.


Valentina López "La Monita" is a young, sweet professional boxer. Beto Ochoa is her trainer and boyfriend who puts her under pressure to win so he can get money for himself and his mother Nieves. Nieves also raised Monita because her own mother abandoned her. Monita hates her mother because she abandoned her.

In another place within the city is an enterprise called Sermeño Group, a realty enterprise owned by Mauricio Sermeño, an ex-car racer who wants to retire and have a family. Mauricio and Constanza are engaged. Constanza is a selfish and extremely mean woman. Mauricio thought that he loved her but he disliked her manners. La Monita, helped by her friends Estrella y Paula, is hired by Sermeño Group as a secretary. After being hired, she started a friendship with Gabriela, one of the best employees of Sermeño Group. Gabriela has fallen in love with Salvador, best friend of Mauricio.

However, La Monita is fired by Sermeño Group. Mauricio is convinced that Monita is honest and warm hearted, so he rehires her and as each day passes, their love grows more and more. Both were in a relationship Mauricio with Constanza and La Monita with Beto. They decide to hide their love. Mauricio wants to have a family, so he adopts three orphans named Aldo, Luisa, and Dani. But Mauricio's cousin Jerónimo and Constanza disapprove. The children like Monita because she is really nice to them and she cares for them like if Aldo, Luisa, and Dani were her own children and she becomes their best friend. Constanza, however, hates them, but they also hate her. Mauricio realizes that Monita is the woman of his life. Before Constanza became engaged to Mauricio, she fell in love with Beto, by whom she got pregnant but then lost her baby because she got hit by a car in the stomach.

Constanza, Jerónimo, and Oscar, an unloyal employee of Sermeño Group, join forces to split Mauricio, Monita and the kids apart. Beto becomes known as "El Fantasma Vengador" (the phantom avenger). He and constanza get married and move into her apartment.


International broadcast[edit]

  • The first shown in Mexico on Canal de las Estrellas beginning on August 24, 2008 and ending on June 26, 2009.
  • It began airing in the United States on Univision from June 22, 2009 until May 3, 2010.
  • It is also aired in Poland on TV Puls from 2008-2009.
  • It is also aired in the Philippines on Studio 23 (now ABS-CBN Sports+Action) entitled A Blow to the Heart from February 28, 2012 to January 7, 2013 dubbed in Tagalog audio.
  • It is also aired in the Uruguay on VTV from May 10, 2010 until January 7, 2011 in Weekly Schedule from Monday to Friday in local time at 14:00.
  • It is also aired in the Paraguay on Unicanal from April 6, 2009 until March 26, 2010 in Weekly Schedule from Monday to Friday in local time at 19:00.
  • It is also aired in the Argentina on Magazine from October 20, 2008 until August 7, 2008 in Weekly Schedule from Monday to Friday in local time at 21:00.
  • It is also aired in the Ecuador on TC Televisión from October 13, 2008 until July 24, 2009 in Weekly Schedule from Monday to Friday in local time at 16:15.
  • It is also premiere in the Brazil on SBT from 2016 in Weekly Schedule from Monday to Friday in local time at 17:30.


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