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Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya Interested In Buying A Piece Of The Los Angeles Clippers

LOS ANGELES (April 29) - While still actively promoting the sport he loves, boxing great and President of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya also wants to throw his hat into a different arena, making it known Tuesday night of his desire to own a piece of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers franchise. "The league has made it known that it wants more minorities involved, and as a proud Mexican-American, [...]

Hall To Announce 2014 Parade Grand Marshal April 2nd

Parade of Champions Set for Sunday, June 8th at 1 p.m. CANASTOTA, NY - MARCH 30, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame will release the name of the 2014 Parade of Champions Grand Marshal on Wednesday, April 2nd at 1 p.m. “Each year boxing fans eagerly anticipate the Hall of Fame’s announcement of the parade grand marshal,” said Hall director Ed Brophy. “We are very [...]

“Marquez vs. Alvarado and Golovkin vs. Chavez Jr.” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “HBO vs. Showtime” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!! Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Throughout the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss the announcement of Juan Manuel Marquez versus Mike Alvarado, which has been slated for May [...]

IBHOF Class 0f 2014 to be enshrined June 8th

The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced the Class of 2014 to the worldwide media on December 4th. Living inductees include two division champion “The Pride of Wales” Joe Calzaghe, six division world champion “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya and three division champion Felix “Tito” Trinidad, promoter Barry Hearn, referee Richard Steele, journalist Graham Houston and photographer [...]

Brawling Hurts the Sweet Science

"Gentlemen, come out fighting at the bell." For years we've heard that or similar invitations made to two boxers, not two brawlers. When it's the latter, the public is turned off and turns away from the sport. Ideally, brawling has no place in the sport; although, it's always been there. In fact, some of boxing's most popular and colorful boxers weren't above fracturing a rule or ten. Guys like [...]

Oscar De La Hoya Elected To The International Boxing Hall Of Fame

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 5) - Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to congratulate company President Oscar De La Hoya on his induction to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The announcement was made today by International Boxing Hall of Fame Executive Director Edward Brophy. "I am honored and appreciative to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and I thank everyone who has been a part [...]

De La Hoya, Trinidad and Calzaghe all headed into The Hall of Fame – all three greats fully deserving of the honour

The list of the next great fighters (and writers, promoters, photographers, etc) set to enter The Hall of Fame has been announced. To the dismay of absolutely nobody, ring greats Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe head the newest inductees. The special Hall of Fame weekend will take place next June and all three retired greats are sure to be there to make speeches and meet and greet [...]

Boxing Hall Of Fame: Class of 2014 Announced in Canastota!

The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the newest class of inductees to enter the Hall. Living inductees include two division champion “The Pride of Wales” Joe Calzaghe, six division world champion “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya and three division champion Felix “Tito” Trinidad in the Modern category; promoter Barry Hearn, referee Richard Steele, journalist [...]

Oscar De La Hoya- love, hate

Oscar De La Hoya, one of my favorite fighters in recent memory. That guy had the whole tool box, but also had the fearlessness to be great. I enjoyed watching Oscar over his career; he took on every tough opponent that was there to fight. Oscar had the total package, for those of us who like a display of skills, Oscar provided that. For those who like fights with the very best in the sport facing off [...]

The Pound for Pound Picasso Exposes Oscar’s Blueprint… Again!

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr put to rest any belief in Oscar De la Hoya’s so called blueprint designed to beat him. The 36 year old Mayweather appears to be like a fine wine, getting better with age as he dominated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Saturday night. In typical fashion, Floyd appeared to take his time in the early rounds to gauge his opponent’s game plan. From then on, the fight [...]