Also takes gold at the second Goodwill Games which brought together top international competition in Seattle, Wash. He was only Joel De La Hoya Sr.
Saul Alvarez said he will move back to lbs, which brings a rematch with Gennady Golovkin back into view. Oscar De La Hoya admits he has been training for five months with an eye toward luring Conor McGregor back into the ring. But he would say that.
It was the year of the Millennium sort ofthe year of Y2K, and the year of the welterweight. Inthe welterweight division was on top of the boxing world, boasting three of the top five fighters in Ring Magazine's pound-for-pound list. On Sept.
C alled the "Golden Boy" since he became the only American boxer to win a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics, Oscar De La Hoya has always had a simple plan in the ring: "You should hit but not get hit," as he once explained it to a Sports Illustrated reporter. The plan seems to be working. By the time of the Olympics, De La Hoya's amateur record stood at wins and 5 losses, with knockouts.
Boxing is a sport of skill, strength, and heart, but what really matters to the promoters and the box office is marketability. Others spin their negative life situations, "No publicity is bad publicity," they always say. They come along every so often and they just market themselves.
Boxer Oscar De La Hoya, also known as "The Golden Boy," got his start in boxing at a young age, winning a gold medal at the Olympics at the age of He went on to win 10 world titles in six different weight classes. De La Hoya was one of the most popular boxers in the history of the sport, generating hundreds of millions of dollars from his pay-per-view fights before his retirement in
As a boxer, he competed from towinning multiple world titles in six weight classesincluding the lineal championship in three weight classes. Garfield High Schoolhe won a gold medal in the lightweight division, and reportedly "set a sport back on its feet. De La Hoya was named The Ring magazine Fighter of the Year inand was its top-rated fighter in the world, pound for poundin and
Ryan Garcia is a rising boxing prospect. He appears to have all the tools to become a boxing sensation. He came from a working-class family in East L.
Since then he has captured five boxing titles in five different weight classes, ranking him among boxing's elite. He has often been referred to as the best contemporary American boxer. His parents had immigrated to the United States from Mexico.
Oscar De La Hoya was born in Montebello, California in and is a third generation boxer after his Mexican grandfather and father before him were both fighters in their own right. Beginning at a young age, De La Hoya had over two hundred amateur fights. The youngster lost just a handful on his way to claiming the National Golden Gloves Bantamweight Title.