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[[Image:Delahoya.oscar.jpg|left|thumb|Oscar De La Hoya<br>Photo: AP/Al Día]]
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'''Trainers''': [[Jesus Rivero]], [[Gil Clancy]], [[Robert Alcazar]], [[Boxer:Floyd Mayweather:015480|Floyd Mayweather Sr.]], [[Freddie Roach]]<br>  
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'''Trainers:''' [[Robert Alcazar]] (1992-2000), [[Jesus Rivero]] (1996-1997), [[Emanuel Steward]] (1997), [[Gil Clancy]] (1997-1999), [[Floyd Mayweather|Floyd Mayweather Sr.]] (2000-2006, 2008), [[Freddie Roach]] (2007), [[Nacho Beristain]] (2008), [[Angelo Dundee]] (2008)<br>  
'''Manager''': Self
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'''Manager:''' Robert Middleman & Steve Nelson (1992-1993), self-managed (1993-2008)<br>
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'''[[:Category:Oscar De La Hoya Gallery|Oscar De La Hoya Gallery]]'''
 
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== Amateur Highlights ==
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Career Record: 223-5
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==Amateur Highlights==
*1989 National Golden Gloves Bantamweight Champion
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'''Record:''' 223-5
*1990 United States Amateur Featherweight Champion
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*1989 [[National Golden Gloves]] Featherweight Champion
*Featherweight Gold Medalist at 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle. Results were:
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*1990 United States Featherweight Champion
**[[Sang-Hun Lee]] (South Korea) won by TKO 3
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*Featherweight Gold Medalist at the 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle, Washington<br>Results:
**[[Airat Khamatov]] (Soviet Union) won on points
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**[[Sang-Hun Lee]] (South Korea) RSC 3
**[[Ivan Robinson]] (United States) won on points
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**[[Airat Khamatov]] (Soviet Union) W 3
*1991 United States Amateur Lightweight Champion
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**[[Ivan Robinson]] (United States) W 3
*1991 World Championships in Sydney, Australia, lost to [[Marco Rudolph]] of Germany
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*1991 United States Lightweight Champion
*Won the 1992 Olympic Trials, boxers he defeated were:
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*Lost to [[Marco Rudolph]] 17-13 in the second round of the 1991 World Championships in Sydney, Australia
**[[Lewis Wood]] won on points
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*Won the 1992 Olympic Trials<br>Results:
**[[Lupe Suazo]] won on points
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**[[Lewis Wood]] W 3
**[[Anthony Christodolou]] won on points
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**[[Lupe Suazo]] W 3
**[[Patrice Brooks]] won on points, at Box-offs
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**[[Anthony Christodolou]] W 3
*Won the Lightweight Gold Medal for the United States at the 1992 [[Olympics]] in Barcelona, Spain. His results were:
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*Won the 1992 Olympic Box-Offs, defeating [[Patrice Brooks]] on points  
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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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**[[Marco Rudolph]] (Germany) 7-2
 
**[[Marco Rudolph]] (Germany) 7-2
  
== Awards and Recognition ==
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==Awards & Recognition==
*Named [[Ring Magazine 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
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==Miscellaneous==
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*Dedicated his 1992 Olympic Gold Medal to his mother, who died of cancer in 1990.
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*The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation was created in 1995. The Foundation offers the Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center, and the Oscar De La Hoya Children's Medical Center.
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*Vacated the [[IBF]] lightweight title in 1995, choosing to fight [[Genaro Hernandez]] instead of IBF #1 contender [[Miguel Julio]]. De La Hoya said Julio was "a fighter who nobody knows." In 1999, IBF president [[Bob Lee]] and three others were indicted on charges of taking at least $338,000 in bribes from promoters and managers to mandate fights and rig rankings. According to the indictment, Miguel Julio's mandated bout was purchased. [http://a.espncdn.com/boxing/columns/graham/207931.html]
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*Named one of ''People'' magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1997.
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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]] super welterweight 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]
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*Released a Latin pop album in 2000. It was nominated for a Grammy.
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*Established [[Golden Boy Promotions]] in 2001. [http://www.goldenboypromotions.com/]
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*Bought ''The Ring'' magazine 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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*In 2011, De La Hoya entered rehab for alcohol and cocaine abuse. In a candid interview with Univision, he discussed his substance abuse and marital infidelities. He admitted that [[:File:Fishnets.jpg|pictures]] of him in drag, which were taken by a stripper and released in 2007, were authentic. At the time of their release, he claimed the pictures were photoshopped. “I am tired now of lying,” he said. “Of lying to the public and of lying to myself.” [http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/09/01/boxing-golden-boy-oscar-de-la-hoya-07-drag-photos-with-nyc-stripper-are-real/]
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*Told ESPNNewYork.com that he came close to ending his retirement and headlining the October 20, 2012 show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, against [[WBA]] middleweight champion [[Felix Sturm]]. "I think about making a comeback every single day. I went running, I went training, did that for a few days. But my body couldn't handle it. I'm 39, but I'm an old 39. [http://espn.go.com/new-york/story/_/id/8318724/oscar-de-la-hoya-mulled-ending-retirement-fight-felix-sturm]
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==Pay-Per-View History==
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1. [[Rafael Ruelas]] (5/6/1995) 330,000 buys = $9.9 million<br>
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2. [[Genaro Hernandez]] (9/9/1995) 220,000 buys = $6.6 million<br>
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3. [[Miguel Angel Gonzalez]] (1/18/1997) 345,000 buys = $12.1 million<br>
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4. [[Pernell Whitaker]] (4/12/1997) 720,000 buys = $28.8 million<br>
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5. [[Hector Camacho]] (9/13/1997) 560,000 buys = $22.4 million<br>
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6. [[Wilfredo Rivera]] (12/6/1997) 240,000 buys = $9.6 million<br>
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7. [[Julio Cesar Chavez]] II ( 9/18/1998) 525,000 buys = $23.6 million<br>
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8. [[Ike Quartey]] ( 2/13/1999) 570,000 buys =$25.7 million<br>
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9. [[Felix Trinidad]] (9/18/1999) 1.4 million buys = $71.4 million<br>
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10. [[Shane Mosley]] (6/17/2000) 590,000 buys = $29.5 million<br>
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11. [[Javier Castillejo]] (6/23/2001) 400,000 buys = $16 million<br>
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12. [[Fernando Vargas]] (9/14/2002) 935,000 buys = $47.8 million<br>
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13. [[Yory Boy Campas]] (5/3/2003) 350,000 buys = $17.5 million<br>
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14. [[Shane Mosley]] II (9/13/2003) 950,000 buys = $48.4 million<br>
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15. [[Felix Sturm]] (6/5/2004) 380,000 buys = $19 million<br>
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16. [[Bernard Hopkins]] (9/18/2004) 1 million buys = $56 million<br>
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17. [[Ricardo Mayorga]] (5/6/2006) 935,000 buys = $46.3 million<br>
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18. [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]] (5/5/2007) 2.15 million buys = $120 million<br>
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19. [[Manny Pacquiao]] (12/6/2008) 1.25 million buys = $70 million<br>
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'''Totals:''' 13.85 million buys = $680.6 million [http://boxing.about.com/od/history/a/payperview.htm]
  
 
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  title=[[WBO Super Featherweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Regilio Tuur]]|
 
  after=[[Regilio Tuur]]|
  years=5 Mar 1994&ndash; 29 Jul 1994<br>Vacates
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  years=1994 Mar 5 &ndash; 1994 Jul 29<br>'''Vacated'''
 
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  title=[[WBO Lightweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBO Lightweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Artur Grigorian]]|
 
  after=[[Artur Grigorian]]|
  years=29 Jul 1994&ndash; 1996<br>Vacated title after not facing [[Miguel Julio]]
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  years=1994 Jul 29 &ndash; 1996<br>'''Vacated'''
 
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  title=[[IBF Lightweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[IBF Lightweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Philip Holiday]]|
 
  after=[[Philip Holiday]]|
  years=6 May 1995&ndash; 1996<br>Vacates
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  years=1995 May 6 &ndash; 1995 Jul<br>'''Vacated'''
 
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  title=[[WBC Light Welterweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBC Light Welterweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Kostya Tszyu]]|
 
  after=[[Kostya Tszyu]]|
  years=7 Jun 1996&ndash; 12 Apr 1997<br>Vacates
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  years=1996 Jun 7 &ndash; 1997 Apr 12<br>'''Vacated'''
 
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  title=[[WBC Welterweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBC Welterweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Felix Trinidad]]|
 
  after=[[Felix Trinidad]]|
  years=12 Apr 1997&ndash; 18 Sep 1999
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  years=1997 Apr 12 &ndash; 1999 Sep 18
 
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  title=[[WBC Welterweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBC Welterweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Shane Mosley]]|
 
  after=[[Shane Mosley]]|
  years=Mar 2000&ndash; 17 Jun 2000
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  years=2000 Mar 4 &ndash; 2000 Jun 17
 
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  title=[[WBC Light Middleweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBC Light Middleweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Shane Mosley]]|
 
  after=[[Shane Mosley]]|
  years=23 Jun 2001&ndash; 13 Sep 2003
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  years=2001 Jun 23 &ndash; 2003 Sep 13
 
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  before=[[Fernando Vargas]]|
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  before=[[Fernando Vargas]]<br>Lost bid for Super Championship|
 
  title=[[WBA Light Middleweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBA Light Middleweight Champion]]|
  after=[[Shane Mosley]]|
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  after=[[Shane Mosley]]<br>Super Champion|
  years=14 Sep 2002&ndash; 13 Sep 2003
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  years=2002 Sep 14 &ndash; 2003 Sep 13<br>'''Super Champion'''
 
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  title=[[WBO Middleweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBO Middleweight Champion]]|
 
  after=[[Bernard Hopkins]]|
 
  after=[[Bernard Hopkins]]|
  years=5 Jun 2004&ndash; 18 Sep 2004
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  years=2004 Jun 5 &ndash; 2004 Sep 18
 
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  before=[[Ricardo Mayorga]]|
 
  before=[[Ricardo Mayorga]]|
 
  title=[[WBC Light Middleweight Champion]]|
 
  title=[[WBC Light Middleweight Champion]]|
  start=6 May 2006|
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  after=[[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]]|
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years=2006 May 6 &ndash; 2007 May 5|
 
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[[Category: American Olympians|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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Revision as of 03:38, 17 October 2012

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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 (1992-2000), Jesus Rivero (1996-1997), Emanuel Steward (1997), Gil Clancy (1997-1999), Floyd Mayweather Sr. (2000-2006, 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.
  • The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation was created in 1995. The Foundation offers the Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center, and the Oscar De La Hoya Children's Medical Center.
  • Vacated the IBF lightweight title in 1995, choosing to fight Genaro Hernandez instead of IBF #1 contender Miguel Julio. De La Hoya said Julio was "a fighter who nobody knows." In 1999, IBF president Bob Lee and three others were indicted on charges of taking at least $338,000 in bribes from promoters and managers to mandate fights and rig rankings. According to the indictment, Miguel Julio's mandated bout was purchased. [1]
  • Named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1997.
  • 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 super welterweight championship, the WBC named De La Hoya the new welterweight champion. De La Hoya lost the title to Shane Mosley on June 17, 2000. [2]
  • Released a Latin pop album in 2000. It was nominated for a Grammy.
  • Established Golden Boy Promotions in 2001. [3]
  • Bought The Ring magazine in 2007.
  • On April 14, 2009, De La Hoya officially announced his retirement, citing his inability to perform at the sport's highest level. [4]
  • In 2011, De La Hoya entered rehab for alcohol and cocaine abuse. In a candid interview with Univision, he discussed his substance abuse and marital infidelities. He admitted that pictures of him in drag, which were taken by a stripper and released in 2007, were authentic. At the time of their release, he claimed the pictures were photoshopped. “I am tired now of lying,” he said. “Of lying to the public and of lying to myself.” [5]
  • Told ESPNNewYork.com that he came close to ending his retirement and headlining the October 20, 2012 show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, against WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm. "I think about making a comeback every single day. I went running, I went training, did that for a few days. But my body couldn't handle it. I'm 39, but I'm an old 39. [6]

Pay-Per-View History

1. Rafael Ruelas (5/6/1995) 330,000 buys = $9.9 million
2. Genaro Hernandez (9/9/1995) 220,000 buys = $6.6 million
3. Miguel Angel Gonzalez (1/18/1997) 345,000 buys = $12.1 million
4. Pernell Whitaker (4/12/1997) 720,000 buys = $28.8 million
5. Hector Camacho (9/13/1997) 560,000 buys = $22.4 million
6. Wilfredo Rivera (12/6/1997) 240,000 buys = $9.6 million
7. Julio Cesar Chavez II ( 9/18/1998) 525,000 buys = $23.6 million
8. Ike Quartey ( 2/13/1999) 570,000 buys =$25.7 million
9. Felix Trinidad (9/18/1999) 1.4 million buys = $71.4 million
10. Shane Mosley (6/17/2000) 590,000 buys = $29.5 million
11. Javier Castillejo (6/23/2001) 400,000 buys = $16 million
12. Fernando Vargas (9/14/2002) 935,000 buys = $47.8 million
13. Yory Boy Campas (5/3/2003) 350,000 buys = $17.5 million
14. Shane Mosley II (9/13/2003) 950,000 buys = $48.4 million
15. Felix Sturm (6/5/2004) 380,000 buys = $19 million
16. Bernard Hopkins (9/18/2004) 1 million buys = $56 million
17. Ricardo Mayorga (5/6/2006) 935,000 buys = $46.3 million
18. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (5/5/2007) 2.15 million buys = $120 million
19. Manny Pacquiao (12/6/2008) 1.25 million buys = $70 million

Totals: 13.85 million buys = $680.6 million [7]


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.