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De La Hoya, Trinidad, Calzaghe highlight Hall of Fame Class

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Three of the most popular fighters of the past decade, Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe will highlight the 2014 Hall of Fame class that will be enshrined in Canastota, New York on June 8th. “I am honored and appreciative to be chosen for the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 and I thank everyone ... Read More »

De La Hoya back in treatment

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Los Angeles (September 10) – Canelo Alvarez and I have big fights coming up this weekend. His is the ring and mine in treatment. I will not be at the fight this Saturday to cheer Canelo to victory since I have voluntarily admitted myself into a treatment facility. I explained this to Canelo and he understood that my health and ... Read More »

FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES: ABNER MARES & JHONNY GONZALEZ, VICTOR TERRAZAS & LEO SANTA CRUZ, GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESIDENT OSCAR DE LA HOYA, ANTONIO OROZCO, DOMINIC BREAZEALE, JOSEPH “JO JO” DIAZ JR. & MORE

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CARSON, CALIF. (Aug. 22, 2013) – Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference Thursday for the outstanding fight card that will take place this Saturday, Aug. 24, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, immediately following the series premiere of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo) and SHOWTIME EXTREME (8 p.m. ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA, LUCAS MATTHYSSE, ISHE SMITH, CARLOS MOLINA, PABLO CESAR CANO AND ASHLEY THEOPHANE DISCUSS THEIR UPCOMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS ON SEPT. 14 AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEV.

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Kelly Swanson Thanks everybody for joining us today for “THE ONE” media conference call with the pay-per-view undercard fighters. At this point, I’m going to turn it right over to our hosts of the call; that’s both Oscar De La Hoya and Leonard Ellerbe; Oscar is President of Golden Boy Promotions and Leonard Ellerbe is CEO of Mayweather Promotions. So ... Read More »

ANDRE BERTO vs. JESUS SOTO KARASS KNOCKOUT KINGS II FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President of Golden Boy Promotions “I want to acknowledge a person that is doing a tremendous job in bringing boxing back to the masses, that is Stephen Espinoza, SHOWTIME is bringing you the best fights and the best fighters. “San Antonio really knows how to stand behind the sport of boxing and support boxing and Saturday’s ... Read More »

GROUNDBREAKING GOLDEN BOY LIVE! HITS BROADWAY FOR SERIES DEBUT ON FOX SPORTS 1 ON MONDAY, AUGUST 19 FROM BEST BUY THEATER IN NEW YORK CITY

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NEW YORK, July 23 – Big-time boxing hits Broadway on Monday, August 19 when the brand new Golden Boy Live!series premieres on FOX Sports 1, America’s new sports network,from Best Buy Theater in Manhattan with an exciting tripleheader. Headlining this groundbreaking event is top middleweight contender Danny Jacobs of Brooklyn facing former world title challenger Giovanni Lorenzo of Manhattan in ... Read More »

NEVADA BOXING HALL OF FAME TO HONOR 19 GREATS ON AUGUST 10 IN LAS VEGAS

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AS VEGAS, NEV. (June 7, 2013) — Legends MIKE TYSON, SUGAR RAY LEONARD and OSCAR DE LA HOYA head up the list to be feted at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The star-studded inaugural class of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame will be officially inducted in a gala dinner on Saturday, August 10, at the ... Read More »

MARCOS MAIDANA, JOSESITO LOPEZ, ALFREDO “EL PERRO” ANGULO, ERISLANDY LARA & GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESIDENT OSCAR DE LA HOYA KICK-OFF PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2013) – A fan-friendly, action-packed fight card highlighted by three important 12-round bouts which is presented by Golden Boy Promotions on Saturday, June 8, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., was formally announced by Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya today at La Fonda ... Read More »

“MAY DAY: MAYWEATHER VS. GUERRERO” MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Oscar De La Hoya Thank you very much. MAY DAY is right around the corner. Obviously, you all know, Floyd Mayweather versus Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, which will be a 12 round fight for Mayweather’s WBC Welterweight World Championship, and the vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight World Championship. We have a tremendous, tremendous lineup as we told everyone. From top to ... Read More »

FOX SPORTS REACHES MULTI-MEDIA RIGHTS EXTENSION WITH GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS

New York – FOX Sports and Golden Boy Promotions, founded by 10-time World Champion Oscar De La Hoya, have reached a multi-media rights extension to televise exciting live boxing in the United States and internationally. The new multi-year agreement keeps Golden Boy Promotions’ bouts with FOX Sports for years to come, and helps establish a new Monday night boxing franchise ... Read More »

CLASSIC FIGHTS FEATURING OSCAR DE LA HOYA, FLOYD MAYWEATHER, BERNARD HOPKINS, ABNER MARES, RICKY HATTON AND VICTOR ORTIZ TO RE-AIR ON FOX DEPORTES THIS MONTH!

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LOS ANGELES, March 22 – It’s a back-to-back weekend of boxing classics on March 23 and 30 when some of the sport’s greats including Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins, Abner Mares, Ricky Hatton and Victor Ortiz are featured on FOX Deportes Classics. On Saturday, March 23, it’s a hard-hitting classic doubleheader, when the battle between Two-Division World ... Read More »

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS GIVES THE GIFT OF CLASSIC FIGHTS WITH FOUR MARATHONS OF LEGENDARY FIGHTS TO AIR ON FOX DEPORTES ON DECEMBER 22, 25, 29 & JANUARY 5

LOS ANGELES, December 21 – This holiday season, get ready for a gift all boxing fans will love, as Golden Boy Promotions teams up with FOX Deportes to re-air classic fights for four days and nights of epic fights featuring current and future Hall of Famers, world champions and rising stars engaging in some of the most pivotal bouts of ... Read More »

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, AMIR KHAN, CARLOS MOLINA, DEONTAY WILDER, KELVIN PRICE, ALFREDO ANGULO AND JORGE SILVA LOOK FORWARD TO SATURDAY’S BOXING EXTRAVAGANZA AT THE LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL SPORTS ARENA

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 12, 2012) – Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, former Unified Super Lightweight Champion Amir “King” Khan, his opponent, unbeaten Carlos Molina and the four other pugilists fighting this Saturday, December 15, live on SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena participated in a media workout ... Read More »

As the pendulum swings: Reappraising Robert Guerrero

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Television, a medium silly as it is ubiquitous, tells very few truths and perhaps none disinterestedly. In keeping with its current place in sports, boxing, as a gathering of only free agents, is, on television, a less-disinterested place than most. Praise any bubble of truth, then, that somehow rises through television’s thick, shifting filters and brings a spectacle honest as ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS TO DONATE TO HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF

Atlantic City, NJ (Nov. 12) – Golden Boy Promotions will not only bring a night of entertainment relief to Atlantic City when they present the Adrien “The Problem” Broner vs. Antonio DeMarco WBC Lightweight World Championship at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, they will also bring monetary relief to those effected by Hurricane Sandy by making a donation ... Read More »

SIX PAST U.S. OLYMPIANS, OSCAR DE LA HOYA, HOWARD DAVIS, RAUL MARQUEZ, GARY RUSSELL JR. ANTONIO TARVER & ANDRE WARD REFLECT ON PRO DEBUTS

INDIO, CALIF. (Nov. 9, 2012) – The transition from amateur to professional in sports is a rite of passage for nearly all athletes who earn pay for play. For many Olympic athletes, however, there is added pressure due to real or perceived expectations of them as professionals. Such is the case with Olympic boxers the world over who don’t have ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN, CARLOS MOLINA, OSCAR DE LA HOYA, ASIF VALI & STEPHEN ESPINOZA KHAN VS. MOLINA LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 31, 2012) – Former Unified Super Lightweight World Champion and British superstar Amir “King” Khan, unbeaten super lightweight contender Carlos Molina, President of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya, Khan Promotions’ Asif Vali, Khan trainer Virgil Hunter, Molina trainer Clemente Medina and Executive Vice President and General Manager of SHOWTIME Sports Stephen Espinoza participated in a ... Read More »

OSCAR DE LA HOYA STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF EMANUEL STEWARD

LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2012) – Following the death of Emanuel Steward, one of boxing’s most important contemporary figures, former 10-Time World Champion in Six Weight Divisions and President of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya who trained under Steward in 1997 commented: “It brings me great grief and sadness to hear of the passing of one of the ... Read More »

Melson excited for Barclays Center Showcasing!

New York, NY (October 18, 2012) – With four world title bouts scheduled and an undercard stacked with elite talent kicking off boxing’s debut at the Barclays Center, Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson understands they’ll be a ton of people watching him Saturday evening. Additionally, Golden Boy Promotions Founder and boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya announced that he’s personally contributing ... Read More »

IT’S OFFICIAL: CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION WBC SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ABNER MARES DEFENDS AGAINST WBA BANTAMWEIGHT SUPER WORLD CHAMPION ANSELMO MORENO NOV. 10 AT STAPLES CENTER LIVE ON SHOWTIME®

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 3, 2012) – Oscar De La Hoya formally announced yesterday at ESPN Zone L.A. Live that undefeated Abner Mares (24-0-1, 13 KO’s), of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., would defend his WBC Super Bantamweight World Championship against WBA Bantamweight Super World Champion Anselmo Moreno (33-1-1, 12 KO’s), of Panama City, Panama, in the main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ... Read More »

Martinez decisions Chavez widely after a pair of incredibly close minutes

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LAS VEGAS – And in an instant, Martinez-Chavez went from Pacquiao-De La Hoya to Chavez-Taylor. Not since Manny Pacquiao retired Oscar De La Hoya had a small southpaw looked so profoundly dominant against a larger titlist as Sergio Martinez looked against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for 11 rounds. And not since Chavez Sr. came back to stop Meldrick Taylor in ... Read More »

Pacquiao the convert, Bradley the shameless

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Manny Pacquiao can be beaten, but this is not news because any man who ties gloves on his fists and makes combat with large and good enough men will be beaten eventually. Manny Pacquiao can be beaten by the man he faces Saturday, and this is news. It is not an outcome aficionados have allowed-for in a Pacquiao fight since ... Read More »

“Will they forgive us for this?”

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Somewhere in the 11th round of Saturday’s HBO main event one man’s lovely face expressed wholly what viewers wished to see. It was Oscar De La Hoya’s. Once a great fighter, now a promoter of sorts, De La Hoya, sandwiched between the man who runs his company and his evening’s co-promoter, gazed at the ring, and therefore the camera, with ... Read More »

FOX SPORTS MEDIA GROUP ENTERS BOXING RING WITH GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS

New York – April 23, 2012 – FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG), the umbrella entity representing News Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform U.S.-based sports assets,announced today that it has reached a multi-year, multi-media agreement with Golden Boy Promotions to provide live boxing content in the United States and internationally. Golden Boy Promotions, owned by renowned former Ten-Time World Champion Oscar ... Read More »

MANNY PACQUIAO SETTLES DEFAMATION LAWSUIT AGAINST RICHARD SCHAEFER AND OSCAR DE LA HOYA

LOS ANGELES (May 31, 2011) — Manny Pacquiao has settled his defamation lawsuit against Richard Schaefer and Oscar de la Hoya on confidential terms. In connection with the dismissal, Mr. Schaefer and Mr. De la Hoya made the following statement: “Richard Schaefer and Oscar de la Hoya, on behalf of themselves and Golden Boy Promotions, wish to make it crystal ... Read More »

De La Hoya checks himself into Rehab

According to TMZ.com, six-division world champion Oscar De La Hoya has checked himself in a substance abuse treatment center in California. De La Hoya tells TMZ he feels he will come out “a stronger, healthier person.” De La Hoya issued a statement to TMZ that reads, “After doing an honest evaluation of myself, I recognize that there are certain issues ... Read More »

Video: Morales-Maidana Post-Fight Press Conference

This past Saturday night at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Golden Boy Promotions hosted a highly entertaining HBO Pay-Per-View dubbed ‘Action Heroes.’ In the main event, light welterweight contender Marcos Maidana survived a surprisingly stiff challenge from aging former champion and all-time great Erik Morales. The undercard featured several other surprises and thrills, as did ... Read More »