TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

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.

LATEST STORIES
  
Oscar De La Hoya -- Alleged Coke Binge Photos Being Shopped

Oscar De La Hoya
Alleged Coke Binge Photos Being Shopped

Graphic photos of Oscar De La Hoya on an apparent cocaine binge during a party in Las Vegas are being shopped to the highest bidder --  they show just how scary his addiction had become and… READ MORE >

Oscar De La Hoya TALKS TO TMZ ... I 'Greatly Appreciated' Floyd Mayweather's Apology

Oscar De La Hoya
TALKS TO TMZ 'Greatly Appreciated' Mayweather's Apology

Oscar De La Hoya tells TMZ he accepts Floyd Mayweather's apology -- after Mayweather's team posted an Instagram pic mocking Oscar's substance abuse problems. Oscar -- who recently checked himself… READ MORE >

- 298 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- APOLOGIZES to Oscar De La Hoya ... Addiction Should NOT Be Mocked

Floyd Mayweather
APOLOGIZES to Oscar Addiction Should NOT Be Mocked

Floyd Mayweather has issued a full apology for a photo on his Instagram page that mocked Oscar De La Hoya's struggle with substance abuse ... though Floyd insists he never approved the photo to go… READ MORE >

- 299 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- MOCKS Oscar De La Hoya's Substance Abuse Problem

Floyd Mayweather
MOCKS De La Hoya's Substance Abuse Problem

Floyd Mayweather doesn't think Oscar De La Hoya's stint in rehab is off-limits when it comes to talking smack -- and today, the boxer took a BIG shot at the Golden Boy's substance abuse issues on… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Oscar De La Hoya -- I'm Back In Rehab

Oscar De La Hoya
I'm Back In Rehab

Oscar De La Hoya has just checked himself back into a rehab facility ... two years after completing a stint in treatment for cocaine and alcohol. De La Hoya revealed the news in a statement to the… READ MORE >

- 306 days ago
Oscar De La Hoya -- I Have Been Re-Born!

Oscar De La Hoya
I Have Been Re-Born!

Oscar De La Hoya has been as open and forthcoming about his trip to rehab as anyone -- and last night in Hollywood, the boxing legend told us how important opening up about his problems has been… READ MORE >

- 1002 days ago
Oscar De la Hoya -- I Cheated on My Wife, But I'm No Tiger Woods!

Oscar De La Hoya
I Cheated on My Wife, But I'm No Tiger Woods

Oscar De La Hoya is opening up about why he checked himself into rehab -- claiming he was abusing cocaine and alcohol, cheating on his wife ... and even considering suicide. The boxing icon spoke… READ MORE >

- 1047 days ago
De La Hoya -- Cocaine Use Triggered Marital Infidelity

De La Hoya
Cocaine Use Triggered Marital Infidelity

Oscar De La Hoya began drinking and using cocaine, which then caused him to have infidelity problems in his marriage ... sources connected with the former boxing champ tell TMZ.We broke the story… READ MORE >

- 1147 days ago
Oscar De La Hoya -- 'I Have My Flaws'

Oscar De La Hoya
'I Have My Flaws'

Oscar De La Hoya checked himself into rehab voluntarily and tells TMZ he feels he will come out "a stronger, healthier person."As TMZ first reported, De La Hoya entered a rehab facility in… READ MORE >

- 1148 days ago
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 >

- 1149 days ago

Around The Web