Oscar De La Hoya - updates

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Canelo Alvarez inks $365 million deal with streaming service

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:46 AM

The Mexican boxing star who dethroned Gennady Golovkin will fight 11 times in over a five-year deal with DAZN

WINDFALL. Canelo Alvarez's handler Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions says the deal makes the boxing champion (right) the ’highest paid athlete in the world.’ Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Golovkin-Alvarez September rematch almost final, says De La Hoya

May 17, 2018 - 1:08 PM

Golden Boy Promotions owner Oscar De La Hoya insists a new deal for the highly anticipated boxing rematch is '75% certain'

ANIMOSITY. Canelo Alvarez (left) is out to prove he's a clean fighter to satisfy a critical Gennady Golovkin camp that has publicly called the Mexican boxer a cheat. File photo from AFP

Eager Pacquiao 'can't wait' to take Matthysse world title

Apr 03, 2018 - 4:36 PM

'I'm the underdog in this fight but I'm used to it. It serves as a big motivation for me to train and fight hard to win the crown,' says Pacquaio

#PACMANISBACK. Manny Pacquiao responds to De La Hoya that he 'can't wait' to be back in the ring to challenge Lucas Matthyse. File photo by Wendell Alinea

De La Hoya confirms Pacquiao-Matthysse for Malaysia in July

Apr 03, 2018 - 10:16 AM

In a statement on Twitter, boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya says the fight is now confirmed

PACQUIAO VS MATTHYSSE. Argentina's World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse will defend his title against Manny Pacquiao in Malaysia this July. Pacquiao photo from official Twitter account; Matthysse photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images North America/AFP

Alvarez-Golovkin confirmed for Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena

Jun 06, 2017 - 12:05 PM

Oscar De La Hoya predicts an explosive fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin at the 20 000 capacity T Mobile Arena

De la Hoya arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:06 PM

De la Hoya reportedly fails a series of sobriety tests and gets arrested but gets released

De La Hoya jabs at 'boring' Mayweather

Nov 14, 2015 - 11:15 AM

Let s face it: You were boring writes Oscar De La Hoya to Floyd Mayweather Jr in an open letter in the December issue of Playboy

SHOTS FIRED. Oscar De La Hoya (right) takes a swipe at fellow retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr in an open letter. Mayweather file photo from MICHAEL NELSON/EPA; De La Hoya file photo from DIEGO AZUBEL/EPA

Miguel Cotto to defend WBC middleweight title vs Canelo Alvarez

Aug 14, 2015 - 1:19 PM

Oscar De La Hoya says this is the Fight of the Year

Oscar De La Hoya says no to comeback bid at age 42

Jun 30, 2015 - 5:19 AM

I am retired and after speaking to my family and following a great deal of introspection I have decided to stay retired De La Hoya wrote on his Facebook

HAPPILY RETIRED. Oscar De La Hoya has decided to stay out of the boxing ring. File photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Oscar de la Hoya considering comeback at age 42

Jun 23, 2015 - 2:40 PM

De la Hoya said that he is clean and sober after twice undergoing rehabilitation for drugs and alcohol and as fit as ever

GOLDEN COMEBACK? Oscar De La Hoya is considering writing a new ending to his boxing career. File photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso, Nepal quake, boxers pick Mayweather | The wRap

Apr 27, 2015 - 7:57 PM

An Indonesian court rejects Filipino maid’s second case review The Nepal quake death toll rises to at least 3 200 Former common opponents of Mayweather and Pacquiao say Mayweather will win

De La Hoya says referee has a history of protecting Mayweather

Apr 24, 2015 - 3:10 AM

Oscar de la Hoya who has fought both Pacquiao and Mayweather feels the Filipino boxer is at a disadvantage with the selection of the referee

Kenny Bayless (L) has worked a number of Pacquiao and Mayweather fights. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

De La Hoya fight taught Roach about Mayweather

Mar 27, 2015 - 3:47 AM

May 2 won t be the first time Freddie Roach works the corner against Floyd Mayweather Jr

Manny Pacquiao (R) talks to his trainer Freddie Roach (L) after training. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

De La Hoya: ‘Pacquiao can do some damage to Mayweather’

Mar 04, 2015 - 4:49 PM

Oscar De La Hoya notes how Pacquiao is a southpaw and Mayweather has had some trouble with southpaws in the past

HURT MAYWEATHER. Oscar De La Hoya thinks Manny Pacquiao has the tools to deal significant damage on Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Golden Boy signs Pinoy boxer Mercito Gesta

Jan 10, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Top Rank released Gesta in 2013 after suffering multiple injuries in training forcing his bouts to be cancelled

Garcia, Peterson on track for junior welterweight unification

Jul 31, 2014 - 1:15 PM

Junior welterweight titleholders Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson could may face off in a unification bout if they win their bouts next month

Danny Garcia, seen celebrating his most recent victory over Mauricio Herrera, will defend his title in Brooklyn. Photo by Thais Llorca/EPA

Boxing: Schaefer departs in shakeup at de la Hoya's Golden Boy

Jun 03, 2014 - 6:26 PM

Richard Schaefer stepped down as CEO of Oscar de la Hoya s Golden Boy Promotions on Monday in a move that quickly rippled through the boxing world

GOLDEN SPLIT. Richard Schaefer has stepped down as CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images/AFP

NBA: Disgraced Clippers owner 'will be forced out'

May 01, 2014 - 10:08 AM

One NBA owner says the owners will likely vote 29 0 to force Donald Sterling to sell the LA Clippers as celebrities like Oscar de la Hoya Magic Johnson and P Diddy line up to buy the team

LA Clippers Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the rest of the team will try to remain focused on the playoffs amidst a storm of bad publicity. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Hopkins challenges Floyd Mayweather to '50/50' deal

Apr 21, 2014 - 8:37 AM

Bernard Hopkins boxing s ageless wonder at 49 is daring unbeaten pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather to a showdown

BIG MONEY SHOWDOWN. Bernard Hopkins (R) has challenged Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) to a showdown between two of the sport's active icons. Photos from EPA

Boxing legend Shane Mosley is Manila-bound

Jan 21, 2014 - 4:05 AM

Boxing legend Sugar Shane Mosley is headed to Manila to arrange particulars for a Typhoon Yolanda benefit dinner tentatively scheduled for May 24

SUGAR IN MANILA. Sugar' Shane Mosley listens to a question during a press conference in Sydney, Australia in October before his final bout against Anthony Mundine. Photo by Paul Miller/EPA

Pacquiao's wealth and Michael Koncz

Dec 27, 2013 - 2:28 PM

Documents obtained by Rappler suggest that Canadian Michael Koncz may have kept the boxing champ in the dark about his finances

Photo by Mohd Fyrol/AFP.

Carleans Rivas: Beauty outside, beast inside

Jul 26, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Rappler gets to know the female boxer as she prepares for a July 27 bout

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. 'Whenever I got punched, I felt stronger.' Carleans Rivas photo by Ryan Songalia