Oscar De La Hoya Boxing News

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 […]

Change is good for Oscar and Schaefer

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: Change can be good. It’s never bad unless one mismanages his/her time while making the change. The abrupt stepping down of Richard Schaefer as CEO of Golden Boy Promotions has done just that; brought about change. I refuse to side with either because I don’t know where either would be […]

Could Richard Schaefer be collateral damage in the Cold War?

By Robbie Bannatyne: There has much been speculation recently about the internal conflict within Golden Boy Promotions, said to be the result of fissures in the relationship between Oscar De La Hoya and Richard Schaefer. At the same time, rumours also abound that De La Hoya has made attempts to bury the hatchet with Bob […]

De La Hoya: We’ll find someone to beat Adrien Broner

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions wasn’t too happy about Adrien Broner’s post-fight comment last Saturday night in an interview with Showtime in which Broner used coarse language in making a remark about how he had beaten Carlos Molina. De La Hoya now says he’d like to find someone that […]

De La Hoya: I’ll train Maidana for Mayweather rematch

By Allan Fox: Oscar De La Hoya says he’s open to help train Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) for a rematch against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26 KO’s) next September if he needs the help. De La Hoya would work alongside Maidana’s current trainer Robert Garcia and give him pointers in how to beat Mayweather. […]

Oscar De La Hoya says Mayweather should be 43-3

By Raj Parmar: Earlier today on his twitter account, former boxer and current Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has stated that he has spent a lot of time watching Floyd Mayweather’s old fights and has come to the conclusion that Floyd should really be 43-3 instead of 46-0. Oscar and Floyd have […]

De La Hoya says he could find a replacement for Schaefer to run Golden Boy Promotions

By Chris Williams: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya, the major shareholder for Golden Boy, says he’d like to keep Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer with the company, and he’s not interested in removing him from the head of the company. However, De La Hoya says if he has to, he’ll find somebody […]

Schaefer: I have no interest in dealing with Bob Arum

By Chris Williams: Earlier this week Golden Boy Promotions president and chief shareholder Oscar De La Hoya said that he has no problems working with Bob Arum of Top Rank, and that he’s interested in putting a fight together between Golden Boy promoted fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Arum’s top fighter Manny Pacquiao. Well, it […]

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