Oscar De La Hoya Boxing News

WBO recognizes De La Hoya and Calzaghe

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) champions and 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame Inductees Joe Calzaghe and Oscar de la Hoya, will be honored during the 27th Annual WBO Convention, to be held from October 27 to October 31 at the Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. WBO president […]

Is the Loss of Cinco De Mayo Oscar De La Hoya’s Fault?

By Michael Herron: In boxing May 5th or Cinco de Mayo has become synonymous with a big fight and big night of boxing! The date, which is often mistaken as Mexico’s Independence Day, commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The event is a […]

De La Hoya: I’m losing patience with Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

By Chris Williams: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya says he’s losing patience waiting for a mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao to happen. De La Hoya says he’s been waiting for ages for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight to happen, but he’s now no longer looking forward to that fight. Instead, […]

De La Hoya: I have to do what Canelo asks me

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar de La Hoya says that the reason he opted to move his star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) over to HBO from Showtime is that Canelo asked him to make the move is because De La Hoya didn’t want to upset the 24-year-old Canelo and jeopardize […]

De La Hoya: Mayweather looked tired against Maidana

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya says he was surprised by the movement and the overall fatigue that he saw from WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr in his 12 round unanimous decision win over Golden Boy fighter Marcos Maidana on September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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 […]

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