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Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya (born February 4, 1973 in East Los Angeles, California) is a retired Mexican American boxer. Nicknamed "The Golden Boy", De La Hoya won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games shortly after graduating from Garfield High School. De La Hoya comes from a boxing family. His grandfather Vicente, father Joel Sr., and brother Joel Jr. were all boxers. De La Hoya was The Ring's "Fighter of the Year" in 1995 and Ring Magazine's top-rated Pound for Pound fighter in the world in 1997 & 1998. De La Hoya officially announced his retirement from the sport at a press conference held in Los Angeles on April 14, 2009. De La Hoya has defeated 17 world champions and has won 10 world titles in six different weight classes. He has also generated more money than any other boxer in the history of the sport, an estimated $696 million pay-per-view income. De La Hoya founded Golden Boy Promotions, a combat sport promotional firm.

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Oscar De La Hoya -- In Rehab

Oscar De La Hoya
In Rehab

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya has entered rehab ... TMZ has learned. We're told De La Hoya is seeking treatment for a substance abuse problem and checked into a California-area facility within… READ MORE >

Stripper Hits De La Hoya with $100 Million Suit

Stripper
Hits De La Hoya with $100 Million Suit

The stripper who first claimed she had racy snaps of sexy boxer Oscar De La Hoya wearing lingerie -- then quickly recanted on national TV -- threw a haymaker today at the Golden Boy, suing him for… READ MORE >

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De La Hoya - Fix Is in on Kinky Pix

De La Hoya
Fix Is in on Kinky Pix

Photogenic boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya says that a slew of photos making the Internet rounds purporting to show him in panties, fishnets and heels are fake -- and he's hired legal heavyweight… READ MORE >

- 2500 days ago

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