Oscar De La Hoya Boxing News

Canelo orders De La Hoya to book Cinco de Mayo date for next fight

By Cameron Gillon: Golden Boy promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya has said if the Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto mega fight doesn’t happen in May 2015, he hopes he can match the red haired Mexican against fellow Mexican Julio Cesar Chavez Jr at a catch weight of 159, according to The Record. He […]

Oscar De La Hoya throws full support behind Maidana

By Raj Parmar: In a recent interview, Golden Boy chief Oscar De La Hoya made it known that he is firmly behind Marcos Maidana to upset Floyd Mayweather tomorrow night. This comes as little surprise given the well documented animosity between Oscar and Floyd. The former world champion believes age may be catching up with […]

De La Hoya working on Canelo’s December 6th fight in San Antonio, Texas

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is currently working on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s December 6th fight, and trying to get a deal done between one of the three opponents – Joshua Clottey, James Kirkland and Demetrius Andrade – that they’ve selected for him to fight. Canelo, 24, will make the […]

Quillin will likely face Jacobs in fall, says De La Hoya

By Dan Ambrose: Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) unexpectedly vacated his WBO middleweight title on Thursday after he’d earlier been given two extensions by the World Boxing Organization to sign for his November 1st title defense against mandatory challenger Matt Korobov. A lot of boxing fans believe that Quillin and his adviser Al Haymon chose […]

Sergey Kovalev: Oscar refused to sign me

(Photo Credit: Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions) By Raj Parmar: Golden Boy Promotions and Main Events Promotions hosted a press conference today to promote the November 8 light heavyweight unification bout between Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) and Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KO’s). At one point during the press conference, Kovalev indicated that there may be […]

De La Hoya says he’ll work on Danny Garcia vs. Lamont Peterson fight

"Fans want it, fighters want it, GBP wants it. Getting moving on Garcia/Peterson" — Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) August 13, 2014 By Dan Ambrose: Responding to small pockets of interest from boxing fans in a potential unification fight between IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson and WBA/WBC 140 pound champion Danny Garcia, Golden Boy Promotions […]

Will Golden Boy drama effect Mayweather-Maidana event?

By Raj Parmar: As the Floyd Mayweather Jr – Marcos Maidana rematch inches closer, the boxing landscape has become disarrayed at the highest levels. This past weekend, boxing fans loudly complained of the horrific mismatches taking place on the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka card on Showtime. The venom in the air surrounding the card was not […]

De La Hoya: These matches [Garcia-Salka & Peterson-Santana] were made for a reason

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya did his best this past week in trying to justify the reasoning for the August 9th mismatches on Showtime between WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) and unranked lightweight Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs) and IBF welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (32-2-1, […]

De La Hoya: Quillin would do a number on Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya says he likes the idea of matching his fighter WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) up against WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs), and he likes the 31-year-old Quillin’s chances of beating Golovkin if that fight takes place. De La […]

Dela Hoya may not agree to a Canelo-Golovkin Fight

By Idris Morrey: The kind of talent waiting to face Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is growing steadily by the day. Names are coming up and they have convincing records to deserve a match-up with the hard hitting Mexican. The worrying bit is whether Canelo Alvarez’s promoter and Golden boy president Oscar Dela Hoya will really accept […]

De La Hoya talks Golovkin as potential opponent for Canelo

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions surprisingly mentioned Gennady Golovkin’s name as one of the potential opponents for his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) for his next bout in November. Golovkin’s name was mentioned along with James Kirkland and Miguel Cotto, but you can dismiss Cotto because he […]

De La Hoya to meet with Canelo next week to decide his next fight

By Allan Fox: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya plans on meeting with former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) to discuss who the 23-year-old fighter should face next following his 12 round split decision win over Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KO’s) last night at the MGM Grand in […]

De La Hoya wants to match Canelo with Kirkland and Cotto after Lara fight

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is already planning out former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next two fights and working on the basis that he beats Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KO’s) this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. De La Hoya told ESPN […]

De La Hoya: We see things with Lara that Canelo can take advantage of

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya has been sounding more and more like the trainer of his franchise fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO’s) than the promoter for him as his fight date against Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) draws nearer. Canelo and Lara will be squaring off this […]

De La Hoya makes statement, but says very little

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya finally came forward today to make a statement following the resignation of Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer this week, but instead of directly addressing that issue, De La Hoya merely sent a positive message that came across as a pep talk of sorts. Here’s […]

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