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[[Image:Delahoya.oscar.jpg|right|frame|Oscar De La Hoya<br><small>Photo: AP/Al Día</small>]]<boxer>008253</boxer>
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'''Trainers''': [[Jesus Rivero]], [[Gil Clancy]], [[Robert Alcazar]], [[Boxer:Floyd Mayweather:015480|Floyd Mayweather Sr.]]<br>  
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'''Manager''': Self
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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>  
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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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==Amateur Highlights==
Career Record: 223-5
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'''Record:''' 223-5
*1989 National Golden Gloves Bantamweight 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. 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) won by TKO 3
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**[[Adilson Da Silva]] (Brazil) RSC 3
**[[Moses Odion]] (Nigeria) won on points
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**[[Moses Odion]] (Nigeria) 16-4
**[[Tontcho Tontchev]] (Bulgaria) won on points
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**[[Tontcho Tontchev]] (Bulgaria) 16-7
**[[Sung-Sik Hong]] (South Korea) won on points
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**[[Hong Sung-Sik]] (South Korea) 11-10
**[[Marco Rudolph]] (Germany) won on points
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**[[Marco Rudolph]] (Germany) 7-2
  
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==Awards & Recognition==
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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
  
== Professional World Titles ==
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==Miscellaneous==
*WBO Junior Lightweight Champion (1994, vacates title to move to Lightweight)
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*Dedicated his 1992 Olympic Gold Medal to his mother, who died of cancer in 1990.
*WBO Lightweight Champion (1994-96, vacates title to move to Jr. Welterweight)
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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.  
*IBF Lightweight Champion (1995, vacates after failing to meet Miguel Julio)
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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]
*WBC Junior Welterweight Champion (1996-97, vacates title to move to Welterweight)
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*Named one of ''People'' magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1997.
*WBC Welterweight Champion (1997-99, 2000)
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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]
*WBC Junior Middleweight Champion (2001-02)
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*Released a Latin pop album in 2000. It was nominated for a Grammy.
*WBC and WBA Junior Middleweight Champion (2002-03)
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*WBO Middleweight Champion (2004)
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== Awards and Recognition ==
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*Established [[Golden Boy Promotions]] in 2001. [http://www.goldenboypromotions.com/]
*Named [[Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year]] for 1995.
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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]
  
[[Category: World Lightweight Champions|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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==Pay-Per-View History==
[[Category: World Light Welterweight Champions|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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1. [[Rafael Ruelas]] (5/6/1995) 330,000 buys = $9.9 million<br>
[[Category: World Welterweight Champions|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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2. [[Genaro Hernandez]] (9/9/1995) 220,000 buys = $6.6 million<br>
[[Category: World Light Middleweight Champions|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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3. [[Miguel Angel Gonzalez]] (1/18/1997) 345,000 buys = $12.1 million<br>
[[Category:American World Champions|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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4. [[Pernell Whitaker]] (4/12/1997) 720,000 buys = $28.8 million<br>
[[Category:Olympic Gold Medalists|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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5. [[Hector Camacho]] (9/13/1997) 560,000 buys = $22.4 million<br>
[[Category: 1992 Olympians|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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6. [[Wilfredo Rivera]] (12/6/1997) 240,000 buys = $9.6 million<br>
[[Category:Promoters|De La Hoya, Oscar]]
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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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{{start box}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Jimmi Bredahl]]|
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title=[[WBO Super Featherweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Regilio Tuur]]|
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years=1994 Mar 5 &ndash; 1994 Jul 29<br>'''Vacated'''
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Giovanni Parisi]]<br>Vacated|
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title=[[WBO Lightweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Artur Grigorian]]|
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years=1994 Jul 29 &ndash; 1996<br>'''Vacated'''
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Rafael Ruelas]]|
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title=[[IBF Lightweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Philip Holiday]]|
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years=1995 May 6 &ndash; 1995 Jul<br>'''Vacated'''
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]|
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title=[[WBC Light Welterweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Kostya Tszyu]]|
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years=1996 Jun 7 &ndash; 1997 Apr 12<br>'''Vacated'''
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Pernell Whitaker]]|
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title=[[WBC Welterweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Felix Trinidad]]|
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years=1997 Apr 12 &ndash; 1999 Sep 18
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Felix Trinidad]]<br>Vacated|
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title=[[WBC Welterweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Shane Mosley]]|
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years=2000 Mar 4 &ndash; 2000 Jun 17
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Javier Castillejo]]|
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title=[[WBC Light Middleweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Shane Mosley]]|
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years=2001 Jun 23 &ndash; 2003 Sep 13
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Fernando Vargas]]<br>Lost bid for Super Championship|
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title=[[WBA Light Middleweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Shane Mosley]]<br>Super Champion|
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years=2002 Sep 14 &ndash; 2003 Sep 13<br>'''Super Champion'''
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Felix Sturm]]|
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title=[[WBO Middleweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Bernard Hopkins]]|
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years=2004 Jun 5 &ndash; 2004 Sep 18
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Ricardo Mayorga]]|
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title=[[WBC Light Middleweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]]|
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years=2006 May 6 &ndash; 2007 May 5|
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}}
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{{end box}}
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[[Category:Mexican American Boxers]]
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[[Category:Los Angeles Golden Gloves Champions]]
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[[Category:National Golden Gloves Champions]]
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[[Category:United States Amateur Champions]]
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[[Category:1992 Olympians]]
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[[Category:American Olympians]]
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[[Category:Olympic Gold Medalists]]
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[[Category:World Super Featherweight Champions]]
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[[Category:World Lightweight Champions]]
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[[Category:World Light Welterweight Champions]]
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[[Category:World Welterweight Champions]]
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[[Category:World Light Middleweight Champions]]
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[[Category:World Middleweight Champions]]
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[[Category:Six Division World Champions]]
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[[Category:American World Champions]]
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[[Category:The Ring Magazine Champions]]
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[[Category:Promoters]]

Revision as of 12:46, 4 May 2013

Oscar776823.jpg

Name: Oscar De La Hoya
Alias: Golden Boy
Born: 1973-02-04
Birthplace: Montebello, California, USA
Nationality: US American
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

Contents

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.


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