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De La Hoya: I made Canelo-GGG to help the sport

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya says he made the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Gennady “GGG” Golovkin fight because he cares about the boxing fans and he wanted to help the sport. De La Hoya maintains that he could have made 4 smaller fights for Canelo without risk, but he […]

Spence destroys Brook says De La Hoya

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Oscar De La Hoya is picking Errol Spence (21-0, 18 KOs) to beat IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) by a knockout in their fight this month on May 27. Da Hoya is really high on the talent of the 27-year-old American Spence, and he sees him as too […]

Canelo-Golovkin: De La Hoya wants Saul to KO GGG

By Allan Fox: Oscar De Hoya says he wants to see a knockout for his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez over Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in their fight on September 16. De La Hoya says a win for the 26-year-old Canelo will make him the No.1 pound-for-pound fighter in boxing, and he’s probably right about that. The […]

Alvarez-Golovkin: People counting out Canelo says De La Hoya

By Allan Fox: Golden Boy Promotions head honcho Oscar De La Hoya is surprised and not happy to learn that the odds-makers have already installed Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) as the betting favorite to defeat his guy Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) for their fight on September 16. The Canelo vs. Golovkin […]

Video: De La Hoya: Canelo will KO GGG

By Dan Ambrose: Saul Canelo Alvarez’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya says his fighter is going to knockout IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) when the two of them face each other in September 2017. De La Hoya is saying the Canelo-Golovkin fight will definitely be happening this year, even though he’s […]

Video: De La Hoya doesn’t like Spence fighting Brook overseas

By Dan Ambrose: Unbeaten Errol Spence Jr (21-0, 18 KOs) is fighting IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook overseas in the UK is not something that Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya agrees with. De La Hoya says he would never make the same move as the promoters for the 27-year-old Spence from Premier […]

Video: De La Hoya: Canelo will soon be the pound-for-pound King

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya surprised some of the media earlier on Wednesday by saying his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will be the pound-for-pound king by either the end of 2017 or by 2018. De La Hoya is obviously counting on Canelo getting a big boost in the pound-for-pound ratings […]

Should Golovkin listen to De La Hoya’s warnings about June 10 fight?

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya is saying that Gennady Golovkin could cause the Saul Canelo Alvarez fight to be put in jeopardy if he fights Billy Joe Saunders on June 10. The thought behind what De La Hoya is saying is that Golovkin could suffer an injury in the fight with Saunders, and […]

De La Hoya wants Mayweather to fight Canelo at 160

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. could possibly face UFC star Conor McGregor this summer if the fight gets made, but Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya has doubts that it will ever happen. De La Hoya sees the Mayweather-McGregor fight as being embarrassing for McGregor, and not good for UFC organization. Rather […]

De La Hoya says Golovkin must accept “generous” offer for Canelo fight

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya says he’s given middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) a generous offer to fight his star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) this September. The offer from De La Hoya is based on Golovkin’s pay-per-view numbers from his last fight against Daniel Jacobs on March 18th. […]

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