Oscar de la Hoya was born on February 4, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. He is an american boxer that won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games.
Biography and Career:
Oscar de la Hoya growth in a family of well-known boxers. His grandfather, his father and his brother are all boxers. In 1955, the Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year. In 1997, he received the title Pound for Pound fighter in the world. On April 14, 2009, he announced his retiring in a press conference held in Los Angeles.
Among his career, Oscar de la Hoya has defeated 17 world champions. He won 10 world titles in 6 different weight classes. He won more money than any other boxer in the history of this sport. His possessions are estimated to 696 million dollars pay per view income
In his career as an amateur, he registered 223 wins, 6 losses. 163 wins were by knockout. In 1992, at the Summer Olympics he won the gold medal, which he dedicated to his mother. He founded a combat sport promotional firm named Golden Boy Promotions.
When Oscar de la Hoya announced his retired from boxing, there were rumors that said he will fight with the undefeated middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr but he ended them in the same press conference.
Birth Name: Oscar de la Hoya
Nick Name: The Golden Boy
Total fights: 45
Wins by KO: 30
Why do we like Oscar de la Hoya?
We like Oscar de la Hoya because he is a total family man and is not full of him. We also like him because he won 39 games from 45.
Why is Oscar de la Hoya famous?
Oscar de la Hoya is famous because he is boxing. He is an american boxer that won the gold metal at the Barcelona Olympic Games.
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