The fight took place on May 5, 2007 at a sold-out arena at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. [44] De La Hoya, who was favored to win the bout due to his size advantage, was expected to be the heavier of the two on fight night. [31] There had been some rumblings throughout the boxing community already before the fight, that a decision would be made to insure that De La Hoya would fight Hopkins in a mega-dollar fight that would've drawn more money than a Hopkins-Sturm matchup would. [60], On December 12, 2002, the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles granted De La Hoya Mexican citizenship. It was the first time in De La Hoya's career that he had been KO'd. ), George's Bogey-ous Relationship with Vic Is Putt to the Test, Ryan Garcia vs. Luke Campbell: Fire and Ice, Canelo vs GGG 2: Jim Lampley/Louis Riddick/Oscar De La Hoya/Tim Tebow, Eva Longoria vs. George Lopez and Yvette Nicole Brown vs. Ashley Graham. Although Pacquiao went into the fight recognized as the leading pound for pound boxer in the world, some pundits speculated that 147 pounds could have been too far above his natural weight against the larger De La Hoya. The self-titled CD is a Latin pop album with 13 tracks in both English and Spanish, written by Diane Warren and the Bee Gees, and was nominated for a Grammy. About a month ago, boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya announced his return to the sport, and he said it would happen via Triller against an unnamed opponent on July 3. He is the first American of Mexican descent to own a national boxing promotional firm, and one of the few boxers to take on promotional responsibilities while still active. Amid the pandemic, newly-formed fight … As a boxer, he competed from 1992 to 2008, winning 11 world titles in six weight classes, including the lineal championship in three weight classes. [84], Total (approximate) revenue: $700,000,000[87], American Son: My Story, by Oscar De La Hoya, with Steve Springer, HarperCollins via Google Books, 2008. [4] Nine of his victorious fights received a 5-Star rating from BoxRec. De La Hoya was nicknamed "The Golden Boy of boxing" by the media when he represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics where, shortly after having graduated from James A. Garfield High School, he won a gold medal in the lightweight division, and reportedly "set a sport back on its feet."[5]. The suit was heard, and was settled out of court in 2001. Oscar De La Hoya issued an apology for his behavior at the commentary booth during Saturday’s Triller boxing event in Atlanta. [26] He then defeated Oba Carr (48–2–1) by eleventh-round TKO. [54] In December 2000, Moakler filed a $62.5 million palimony suit against her ex-fiancé, claiming he was an alcoholic, abusive to her and to their daughter, and that he used them "as props to promote his public image. Next 30 days I … Share the best GIFs now >>> oscar the grouch They knew each other as amateurs and it is said the rivalry began when Vargas was angered by De La Hoya laughing at him after he fell into a snowbank. Although Oscar chased Mayweather and threw many combinations en route to throwing over 100 more total punches, Mayweather landed at a higher rate; according to Compubox he connected on 207 of 481 punches thrown, De La Hoya on only 122 of 587. The fight, billed as "Retribution" and staged at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, was more of a boxing match than their first encounter, and while some rounds were close, De La Hoya's game plan utilizing his jab seemed to be paying off, leaving Mosley visually frustrated. 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They have three children together: a son, Oscar Gabriel De La Hoya (born December 29, 2005) and two daughters, Nina Lauren Nenitte De La Hoya (born December 29, 2007) and Victoria Lauren Rose De La Hoya (born January 14, 2014). On October 8, 2001 it was announced that De La Hoya will return to the Grand Olympic Auditorium where he won his first title to defend his WBC light middleweight championship against the WBC No.1 challenger Roman Karmazin. [55] After the time of De La Hoya's split from Moakler, he had little contact with his daughter, although he continued to provide financial support. [32][33] Iain Darke of Sky Sports said the decision looked "tailor made" to set up De La Hoya versus Hopkins. The WBC awarded De La Hoya its welterweight title, which he lost to Shane Mosley (34–0) by a split decision on June 17, 2000. 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[12] In 1989, he won the National Golden Gloves title in the bantamweight division. In his first title defense, he defeated John-John Molina (36–3), who had recently vacated his IBF Super Featherweight title, by unanimous decision. Fans and boxing analysts called for a rematch, which never happened. In 1998, at age 25, he was accused of rape. Another said: "Oscar De La Hoya needs to fight substance use before he gets back in the ring." See full bio » Until their rematch in 1998, Chávez stated that De La Hoya did not defeat him since the fight was stopped. [70], In June 2008, HarperCollins released De La Hoya's autobiography, American Son: My Story, written with author and Los Angeles Times sportswriter Steve Springer. He and his corner both maintained it was not an issue going into the bout. "(De La Hoya) got the benefit of high charity," Darke said. "But when your physical doesn't respond, what can you do? "On a scale of one to 10, I would say it was a five or six." "[48] Confirming Roach's pre-fight predictions that he'd grown too old, De La Hoya crossed the ring to Pacquiao's corner after the bout was stopped and told Roach, "You're right, Freddie. [30], De la Hoya next challenged Felix Sturm (20–0) for the WBO middleweight title, on June 5, 2004, with the winner also getting a shot at the undisputed world middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins. Triller boss Ryan Kavanaugh just made a shocking claim about the potential Oscar De La Hoya vs. Georges St-Pierre fight. Oscar De La Hoya's previous fight had taken place on September 18, 2004. I'm gonna go for it. [34] Sturm & his promotional team, Universum Box-Promotion, filed a protest with the Nevada State Athletic Commission over the decision, but it was to no avail, and the decision still stands today.[35]. • Boxing News", "Felix Sturm vs. Oscar De La Hoya - BoxRec". The 48-year-old boxing legend announced that he … [22] De la Hoya, with a record of 21–0 with 19 K.Os, defeated Chavez by a fourth-round TKO. [citation needed], De La Hoya has spoken about his intention to run for President against Donald Trump in the 2020 election.[73]. She died that October, expressing the hope that her son would one day become an Olympic gold medalist. 33.9k Likes, 1,464 Comments - Oscar De La Hoya (@oscardelahoya) on Instagram: “Beast mode!!!!! De La Hoya virtually gave away the last couple of rounds. [69], De La Hoya started a charitable foundation to help educate underprivileged youth and, in 2008, donated $3.5 million to the De La Hoya Animo Charter High School. [24] He also became the Ring Magazine's number one ranked pound-for-pound fighter.[25]. One concerned fan predicted a bad return for The Golden Boy, saying: "Oscar De La … [65], In September 2007, Sports and Entertainment Publications, LLC, a subsidiary of Golden Boy Enterprises, acquired The Ring, KO Magazine, and World Boxing Magazine from Kappa Publishing Group. Group A Playoffs - So You Think You Can Mask? De La Hoya pressed throughout, doing best when using his left jab. De La Hoya stayed just outside Trinidad's range while generating much success with his stiff jab and blitzing combinations. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank, Inc., the bout was a twelve-round, non-title fight at the 147-pound (67 kg) welterweight limit. [28] De La Hoya won the fight, winning almost every round and knocking Castillejo (51–4) down with ten seconds to go to win the title by a unanimous decision. But in the last 2-3 rounds of the fight, heeding the strict instructions of his corner who felt that De La Hoya was way ahead on the scorecards, De La Hoya shut down much of his offense and evaded trading with Trinidad. Hot on the heels of Mike Tyson lacing them up vs. Roy Jones last September, 11-time world champion Oscar De La Hoya on Friday announced his return … Atiana De La Hoya — the daughter of boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya and step-daughter of drummer Travis Barker — reveals what it was like growing up on MTV reality show. [41] He opened a cut near Forbes' eye in the sixth round, going on to win by unanimous decision in 12.`[42]. In January 2017, De La Hoya was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Pasadena, California;[82] to which he pled not guilty, and charges were dismissed in 2018. [74][75], In 2007, photographs featuring a cross-dressed De La Hoya were posted on a tabloid website and received extensive publicity across the internet. Oscar De La Hoya net worth 2021: Oscar De La Hoya is an American former professional boxer who has a net worth of $200 million. Like everyone, I have my flaws, and I do not want to be one of those people that is afraid to admit and address those flaws." Mosley was later connected to the BALCO Labs steroid scandal. Just the beginning!!! Oscar De La Hoya isn’t proud of his recent commentary appearance. Oscar De La Hoya gets more specific about his comeback TRENDING Yahoo Celebrity Henry Cavill responds to social media 'gossip' about his private life: 'I … [9], De La Hoya has held dual American and Mexican citizenship since 2002, when the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles granted him Mexican citizenship, reflecting his heritage. Oscar de la Hoya appeared on Triller Fight Club's broadcast on Saturday night The American was interviewed before Frank Mir and Steve Cunningham's bout Fans expressed concern for … [13][14][15] In 2000, the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center was formally opened by De La Hoya and his siblings at the White Memorial Medical Center (WMMC), with a $350,000 donation from De La Hoya, in honor of their mother.[16][17]. [66], On May 1, 2007, the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles announced that a 7-foot (2.1 m) bronze statue of Oscar De La Hoya would join similar tributes to Los Angeles sports stars Magic Johnson and Wayne Gretzky at the Staples Center. Mosley reportedly began his doping regimen prior to his rematch with Oscar De La Hoya. De La Hoya did not fight for the 15 months and in this time the rivalry between him and WBA champion "Ferocious" Fernando Vargas (22–1) grew. Oscar De La Hoya was definitely vibing during the broadcast. [79], Three months prior, De La Hoya had publicly acknowledged that he has a substance abuse problem, stating, "After doing an honest evaluation of myself, I recognize that there are certain issues that I need to work on. (Who Dis? [21] Hernandez quit after six rounds because of a broken nose. He is a producer and actor, known for, Nigel Lythgoe, Triller Fight Club Team for Competition Series ‘So You Think You Can Fight’ (Exclusive), Dazn Reveals Ronaldo Development Deal, Executive Hugh Sleight Discusses Upcoming Originals (Exclusive), Oscar De La Hoya, 48, Announces Comeback Under Snoop Dogg’s Fight Club Banner And Via Ryan Kavanaugh’s Triller Platform, Joseph "JoJo" Diaz Jr. vs. Shavkat Rakhimov, Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev: Fight On, Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev: Never Back Down, Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs: Rivalry. Later that month De La Hoya would fire his co-managers Mittleman and Nelson over money issues. Pacquiao was ahead on all three judges' scorecards before the stoppage, with two judges scoring the fight 80–71 and the other judge scoring it at 79–72. Former world champion Oscar de la Hoya says he will make his boxing comeback in July - 13 years after retiring. Oscar De La Hoya was born on February 4, 1973 in Montebello, California, USA. 873k Followers, 1,026 Following, 1,334 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Oscar De La Hoya (@oscardelahoya) The book was written by Mark Shulman and illustrated by illustrator Lisa Kopelke. [6] He announced his retirement as a fighter in 2009, following a professional career spanning 16 years. The boxing legend was brought out to provide commentary for the Frank Mir vs. Steve Cunningham bout that took place at … However, though Pacquiao weighed 142 pounds (64 kg) and De La Hoya 145 pounds (66 kg) at the official weigh-in on Friday,[45] De La Hoya entered the ring at 147 pounds to Pacquiao's 148.5 pounds (67.4 kg). Written in English and Spanish, the book received unanimously positive reviews from the publishing review journals, and was selected as the Best Bilingual Children's Picture Book at the 2007 Latino Book Awards. Whitaker frustrated De La Hoya with his defense, and landed more overall shots than De La Hoya, but De La Hoya's power punches & aggression swayed the judges more in his favor. De La Hoya was a two to one underdog in the fight. He had no legs, he was hesitant and he was shot. Oscar De La Hoya’s legal battle with his wife Since the two weren’t actually married yet, perhaps De La Hoya thought that there was nothing she could legally do. He knocked him out in the sixth round to take his tenth world title.[39]. [81] De La Hoya defeated Arturo Gatti (33–4) by fifth-round TKO on March 24, 2001. [7] In 2018, he began promoting MMA matches as well, beginning with a 2018 trilogy bout between long-time rivals Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz,[8] with the inaugural Golden Boy MMA event scheduled for November 24, 2018. Though landing well over 100 more punches, Trinidad was ultimately awarded a majority decision. @triller @snoopdogg @ryankavanaughofficial” Oscar De La Hoya showed he still boasts blistering hand speed ahead of his comeback fight De La Hoya slurred his words during the broadcast of Jake Paul's fight against Ben Askren over the weekend De La Hoya - who won 11 world titles across six weight classes - slurred his words as well as constantly repeating himself throughout. In the next round, De La Hoya knocked Vargas down with a left hook and stopped him moments later. On November 8, 2001 it was announced the fight was cancelled. [38], De La Hoya took a layoff of 20 months before signing to fight WBC light middleweight titleholder Ricardo Mayorga (27–5–1). 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