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'''Trainers:''' [[Robert Alcazar]], [[Jesus Rivero]] (1996-1997), [[Emanuel Steward]] (1997), [[Gil Clancy]], [[Floyd Mayweather|Floyd Mayweather Sr.]] (2001-2006), [[Freddie Roach]] (2007), [[Nacho Beristain]] (2008)<br>  
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'''Trainers:''' [[Robert Alcazar]] (1992-1999), [[Jesus Rivero]] (1996-1997), [[Emanuel Steward]] (1997), [[Gil Clancy]] (1997-1999), [[Floyd Mayweather|Floyd Mayweather Sr.]] (2001-2006, 2008), [[Freddie Roach]] (2007), [[Nacho Beristain]] (2008), [[Angelo Dundee]] (2008)<br>  
'''Manager:''' Self<br>
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'''Manager:''' Robert Middleman & Steve Nelson (1992-1993), self-managed (1993-2008)<br>
 
'''[[:Category:Oscar De La Hoya Gallery|Oscar De La Hoya Gallery]]'''
 
'''[[:Category:Oscar De La Hoya Gallery|Oscar De La Hoya Gallery]]'''
 
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==Amateur Highlights==
 
==Amateur Highlights==
Career Record: 223-5
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'''Record:''' 223-5
*1989 National Golden Gloves Featherweight Champion
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*1989 [[National Golden Gloves]] Featherweight Champion
*1990 United States Amateur Featherweight Champion
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*1990 United States Featherweight Champion
*Featherweight Gold Medalist at 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle, Washington. Results were:
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*Featherweight Gold Medalist at the 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle, Washington<br>Results:
**[[Sang-Hun Lee]] (South Korea) won by TKO 3
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**[[Sang-Hun Lee]] (South Korea) RSC 3
**[[Airat Khamatov]] (Soviet Union) won on points
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**[[Airat Khamatov]] (Soviet Union) W 3
**[[Ivan Robinson]] (United States) won on points
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**[[Ivan Robinson]] (United States) W 3
*1991 United States Amateur Lightweight Champion
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*1991 United States Lightweight Champion
*1991 World Championships in Sydney, Australia, lost to [[Marco Rudolph]] of Germany
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*Lost to [[Marco Rudolph]] 17-13 in the second round of the 1991 World Championships in Sydney, Australia
*Won the 1992 Olympic Trials, boxers he defeated were:
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*Won the 1992 Olympic Trials<br>Results:
**[[Lewis Wood]] won on points
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**[[Lewis Wood]] W 3
**[[Lupe Suazo]] won on points
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**[[Lupe Suazo]] W 3
**[[Anthony Christodolou]] won on points
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**[[Anthony Christodolou]] W 3
**[[Patrice Brooks]] won on points, at Box-offs
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*Won the 1992 Olympic Box-Offs, defeating [[Patrice Brooks]] on points  
*Won the Lightweight Gold Medal for the United States at the 1992 [[Olympics]] in Barcelona, Spain. His results were:
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*Lightweight Gold Medalist for the United States at the 1992 [[Olympics]] in Barcelona, Spain<br>Results:
 
**[[Adilson Da Silva]] (Brazil) RSC 3
 
**[[Adilson Da Silva]] (Brazil) RSC 3
 
**[[Moses Odion]] (Nigeria) 16-4
 
**[[Moses Odion]] (Nigeria) 16-4
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==Awards & Recognition==
 
==Awards & Recognition==
*Named [[Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year|''The Ring'' Fighter of the Year]] for 1995.
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*Named [[Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year|''The Ring'' Fighter of the Year]] for 1995
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*Named the 75th [[The 80 Best Fighters of the Last 80 Years|Best Fighter of the Last 80 Years]] in 2002 by [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']]
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*Named the 39th Greatest Boxer of All-Time in 2007 by ESPN
  
 
==Miscellaneous==
 
==Miscellaneous==
 
*Dedicated his 1992 Olympic Gold Medal to his mother, who died of cancer in 1990.
 
*Dedicated his 1992 Olympic Gold Medal to his mother, who died of cancer in 1990.
 
*Vacated the [[IBF]] Lightweight Championship in 1995, choosing not to fight IBF #1 contender [[Miguel Julio]].
 
*Vacated the [[IBF]] Lightweight Championship in 1995, choosing not to fight IBF #1 contender [[Miguel Julio]].
*[[Oscar De La Hoya vs. Derrell Coley|Knocked out]] [[Derrell Coley]] on February 26, 2000 in a WBC welterweight title eliminator. After [[WBC]]/[[IBF]] welterweight champion Felix Trinidad [[David Reid vs. Felix Trinidad|defeated]] [[David Reid]] on March 3, 2000 to win the [[WBA]] light middleweight championship, the WBC named De La Hoya the new welterweight champion. De La Hoya [[Oscar De La Hoya vs. Shane Mosley (1st meeting)|lost]] the title to [[Shane Mosley]] on June  17, 2000. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A06EFDB1431F93BA25755C0A9669C8B63 source]
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*[[Oscar De La Hoya vs. Derrell Coley|Knocked out]] [[Derrell Coley]] on February 26, 2000 in a WBC welterweight title eliminator. After [[WBC]]/[[IBF]] welterweight champion Felix Trinidad [[David Reid vs. Felix Trinidad|defeated]] [[David Reid]] on March 3, 2000 to win the [[WBA]] light middleweight championship, the WBC named De La Hoya the new welterweight champion. De La Hoya [[Oscar De La Hoya vs. Shane Mosley (1st meeting)|lost]] the title to [[Shane Mosley]] on June  17, 2000. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A06EFDB1431F93BA25755C0A9669C8B63]
*In 2001, established [[Golden Boy Promotions]].
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*Established [[Golden Boy Promotions]] in 2001.
*On April 15, 2009 De La Hoya officially announced his retirement, citing his inability to perform at the sport's highest level.[http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/news/story?id=4068202]
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*Bought ''The Ring'' in 2007.
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*On April 14, 2009, De La Hoya officially announced his retirement, citing his inability to perform at the sport's highest level.[http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/news/story?id=4068202]
  
 
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Revision as of 23:19, 14 October 2012

Oscar De La Hoya

Name: Oscar De La Hoya
Alias: Golden Boy
Born: 1973-02-04
Birthplace: Montebello, California, USA
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 10½″   /   179cm
Reach: 73″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click
Promoting Record: click

Trainers: Robert Alcazar (1992-1999), Jesus Rivero (1996-1997), Emanuel Steward (1997), Gil Clancy (1997-1999), Floyd Mayweather Sr. (2001-2006, 2008), Freddie Roach (2007), Nacho Beristain (2008), Angelo Dundee (2008)
Manager: Robert Middleman & Steve Nelson (1992-1993), self-managed (1993-2008)
Oscar De La Hoya Gallery

Amateur Highlights

Record: 223-5

Awards & Recognition

Miscellaneous

  • Dedicated his 1992 Olympic Gold Medal to his mother, who died of cancer in 1990.
  • Vacated the IBF Lightweight Championship in 1995, choosing not to fight IBF #1 contender Miguel Julio.
  • Knocked out Derrell Coley on February 26, 2000 in a WBC welterweight title eliminator. After WBC/IBF welterweight champion Felix Trinidad defeated David Reid on March 3, 2000 to win the WBA light middleweight championship, the WBC named De La Hoya the new welterweight champion. De La Hoya lost the title to Shane Mosley on June 17, 2000. [1]
  • Established Golden Boy Promotions in 2001.
  • Bought The Ring in 2007.
  • On April 14, 2009, De La Hoya officially announced his retirement, citing his inability to perform at the sport's highest level.[2]


Preceded by:
Jimmi Bredahl
WBO Super Featherweight Champion
1994 Mar 5 – 1994 Jul 29
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Regilio Tuur
Preceded by:
Giovanni Parisi
Vacated
WBO Lightweight Champion
1994 Jul 29 – 1996
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Artur Grigorian
Preceded by:
Rafael Ruelas
IBF Lightweight Champion
1995 May 6 – 1995 Jul
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Philip Holiday
Preceded by:
Julio Cesar Chavez
WBC Light Welterweight Champion
1996 Jun 7 – 1997 Apr 12
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Kostya Tszyu
Preceded by:
Pernell Whitaker
WBC Welterweight Champion
1997 Apr 12 – 1999 Sep 18
Succeeded by:
Felix Trinidad
Preceded by:
Felix Trinidad
Vacated
WBC Welterweight Champion
2000 Mar 4 – 2000 Jun 17
Succeeded by:
Shane Mosley
Preceded by:
Javier Castillejo
WBC Light Middleweight Champion
2001 Jun 23 – 2003 Sep 13
Succeeded by:
Shane Mosley
Preceded by:
Fernando Vargas
Lost bid for Super Championship
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
2002 Sep 14 – 2003 Sep 13
Super Champion
Succeeded by:
Shane Mosley
Super Champion
Preceded by:
Felix Sturm
WBO Middleweight Champion
2004 Jun 5 – 2004 Sep 18
Succeeded by:
Bernard Hopkins
Preceded by:
Ricardo Mayorga
WBC Light Middleweight Champion
2006 May 6 – 2007 May 5
Succeeded by:
Floyd Mayweather Jr.