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STATEMENT FROM GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OSCAR DE LA HOYA ON TOP RANK’S LAWSUIT AGAINST AL HAYMON

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LOS ANGELES, (July 1, 2015) – Golden Boy Promotions Founder and Chairman Oscar De La Hoya released the following statement today in the wake of Top Rank Boxing’s lawsuit against Al Haymon and his affiliated entities. “I applaud Bob Arum and Top Rank Boxing for stepping up on behalf of fighters not only in their own stable, but all across ... Read More »

De La Hoya to stay retired

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champion Oscar De La Hoya has decided to stay retired after flirting with a comeback last week. “Over the last six months I’ve had a front row seat as Golden Boy [Promotions] fighters including Canelo Alvarez, Bernard Hopkins, Lucas Matthysse, Jorge Linares and David Lemieux have stepped into the ring and shown ... Read More »

De La Hoya “50-50″ on ring return

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Oscar De La Hoya is contemplating a return to the ring. “It’s got to be worth my while but this is very serious,” De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Monday. “I have to make sure I am fighting the very best. I don’t have to come back for financial reasons or the lights or ... Read More »

DAVID LEMIEUX AND HASSAN N’DAM MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Oscar De La Hoya: Thank you very much, everyone. To all the media who is participating, we are extremely, extremely excited to announce today, an upcoming fight on June 20th live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada: Lemieux vs. N’Dam. They will be fighting for the IBF vacant Middleweight World Title, and we are extremely proud to announce that ... Read More »

CANELO ALVAREZ AND JAMES KIRKLAND FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE IN HOUSTON QUOTES

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HOUSTON (May 7) – Canelo Alvarez and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland hosted the final press conference in Houston on Thursday, May 7 ahead of their showdown on May 9 at Minute Maid Park and live on HBO World Championship Boxing ®. Golden Boy Promotions Founder and President Oscar De La Hoya, SMS Promotions Chairman and CEO Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, ... Read More »

QUOTES FROM CANELO ALVAREZ AND JAMES KIRKLAND MEDIA WORKOUT IN HOUSTON IN ADVANCE OF THEIR CLASH AT MINUTE MAID PARK ON MAY 9 BROADCAST LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®

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HOUSTON (May 7) – Canelo Alvarez and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland hosted an open-to-the-public media workout in Houston on Wednesday, May 6 at Minute Maid Park in advance of their highly anticipated clash on May 9 at Minute Maid Park and live on HBO World Championship Boxing ®. Hundreds of fans came out to the stadium to watch their favorites ... Read More »

CANELO ALVAREZ AND JAMES KIRKLAND MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Oscar De La Hoya Thank you very much to all the press. We are excited to be on this conference call. We are more than just a little over a couple weeks away with Canelo-Kirkland which will be a 12-round super welterweight showdown. It would be and it should be an explosive night, one to remember, live from Minute Maid ... Read More »

FRANKIE “PITBULL” GOMEZ MEDIA ROUNDTABLE RECAP REGARDING HIS UPCOMING BOUT AS THE CO-MAIN EVENT FOR CANELO VS. KIRKLAND

LOS ANGELES (April 6) – Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez hosted a special roundtable on Thursday, April 2 at The Belasco Theater, with members of the media to discuss his upcoming bout against Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto, which will serve as the co-main event for Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland on May 9 at Minute Maid Park, Houston. Oscar De La Hoya, ... Read More »

HBO SPORTS® TO REPLAY MANNY PACQUIAO VS. TIMOTHY BRADLEY II 2014, MANNY PACQUIAO VS. MIGUEL COTTO 2009 & MANNY PACQUIAO VS. OSCAR DE LA HOYA 2008 ON HBO2 AS A SPECIAL PREVIEW TO THE UPCOMING MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT

Mayweather vs Pacquiao SUPERFIGHT

April 2, 2015 –Fight fans captivated by the fast-approaching welterweight unification title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao can enjoy a revealing look at Pacquiao’s brilliant ring career when HBO Sports presents three of his all-time classic bouts back-to-back. On Friday, April 17 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and Saturday, April 18 at 8:15 a.m. (ET/PT), HBO2 will replay Pacquiao ... Read More »

LA FIGHT CLUB: JOSEPH DIAZ JR. VS. GEOVANNY DELGADO PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Los Angeles (Feb. 12) – Oscar De La Hoya, Founder and President of Golden Boy Promotions, unveiled details for the new LA FIGHT CLUB monthly boxing series that will take place in downtown Los Angeles during a press conference at The Belasco Theater yesterday, Feb. 11. LA FIGHT CLUB will be featuredas part of the popular, fan-favorite Golden Boy Live! ... Read More »

Guillermo Rigondeaux encouraged by Oscar de la Hoya comment about Leo Santa Cruz unification fight

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MIAMI (Jan. 28, 2015) – World Boxing Association (WBA) Super, World Boxing Organization (WBO) and The Ring Magazine super bantamweight champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs) is encouraged by reports that World Boxing Council (WBC) title-holder Leo Santa Cruz’ promoter, Oscar de la Hoya, believes a Rigondeaux-Santa Cruz unification fight has to happen. The 34-year-old Rigondeaux, a two-time ... Read More »

RANDY CABALLERO VS. ALBERTO GUEVARA LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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Los Angeles (Jan. 23) – Golden Boy Promotions held a press conference at the Golden Boy Building in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan 22., to announce the Feb. 27 IBF Bantamweight World Championship fight between the titleholder Randy “El Matador” Caballero and Alberto “Metro” Guevara. The event was hosted by Oscar De La Hoya, Founder and President of Golden Boy ... Read More »

BOXING LEGEND OSCAR DE LA HOYA ANNOUNCES NEW COMBAT SPORTS, TRAVEL AND LIFESTYLE NETWORK

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MIAMI (Jan. 21, 2015) Olympic gold medalist, 10-time world champion in six weight divisions and leading boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya will launch a new Spanish-language sports, travel and lifestyle cable television channel called De La Hoya TV, the “Golden Boy” announced today at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) annual conference in Miami. Offering news, analysis ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS AND EYE OF THE TIGER MANAGEMENT HOLD A SPECIAL MEDIA ROUNDTABLE TO DISCUSS SIGNING OF DAVID LEMIEUX

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LAS VEGAS (Jan. 17) – Golden Boy Promotions alongside Eye of the Tiger Management held an intimate roundtable at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, to discuss the recent signing of David Lemieux (33-2, 31 KOs) to Golden Boy Promotions. The impressive middleweight contender Lemieux, Founder and President of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya, Future Hall of Famer ... Read More »

DE LA HOYA AND VARGAS MEET AGAIN: LEGENDARY FIGHTERS REACH HISTORIC AGREEMENT, BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF BOXERS

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LOS ANGELES (Jan. 9) – Golden Boy Promotions has teamed up with Fernando Vargas to sign exciting new junior welterweight fighter Cesar “The Great” Quiñonez. Quiñonez is the first fighter from former world champion Fernando “Feroz” Vargas’ boxing gym Feroz Fight Factory to turn professional, and is managed by the late singer Jenni Rivera’s manager Pete Salgado. Quiñonez is now ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS AND OSCAR DE LA HOYA CONGRATULATE RANDY CABALLERO ON WINNING IBF BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE

LOS ANGELES (October 29, 2014) – As Randy “El Matador” Caballero (22-0, 13 KOs) returns from winning the IBF Bantamweight title in Monte Carlo, France, Golden Boy Promotions today congratulated the newly crowned champion of Nicaraguan descent on his victory and promised that hometown fans wouldn’t have to travel far for Caballero’s next match. “Randy is so popular around his ... Read More »

De La Hoya buys back majority of Golden Boy Promotions

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Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya bought back a majority of his company from two of the biggest investors AEG and Gabriel Brenner according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “We have enjoyed a long and mutually beneficial partnership with Golden Boy Promotions. Earlier this quarter, Golden Boy Promotions re-purchased AEG’s equity interest in the company that was originally ... Read More »

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, SHEILA E, EUGENIO DERBEZ, ANGELICA MARIA, LA SANTA CECILIA AND JOSE HERNANDEZ OF SOL DE MEXICO ARE AMONG HONOREES AT LATINOS DE HOY AWARDS

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Oct. 10, 2014 -Hoy Los Angeles today announced the 2014 Latinos de Hoy Awards will be held on Saturday, October 11, 7:00-9:00 pm at the Los Angeles Times’ Chandler Auditorium. Honorees will include boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya, Grammy Award nominated singer, drummer and producer Sheila E., telenovela and music icon Angélica Maria, filmmaker and ... Read More »

De La Hoya promises major cards in Vegas that could conflict with Mayweather

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By Norm Frauenheim- LAS VEGAS – Oscar De La Hoya got a key to the city Saturday and promised major cards in Vegas around each of the Mexican holidays in May and September. “I have to thank the great Julio Cesar Chavez, because that man got that tradition started,’’ De La Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions, said to fans ... Read More »

FIGHTERS ARE EAGER, CONFIDENT AND READY TO GO FOR SATURDAY’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLEHEADER ON SHOWTIME® FROM STUBHUB CENTER IN CARSON, CALIF.: FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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CARSON, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2014) – Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference earlier today for this Saturday’s potentially explosive world championship tripleheader live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. In what should be a thrilling, non-stop action three-fight telecast, IBF Welterweight World Champion “ShowTime” Shawn Porter ... Read More »

LEGENDARY BOXER OSCAR DE LA HOYA HONORED BY CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS IN SACRAMENTO

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SACRAMENTO, Calif.-June 26, 2014-California Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez and State Senator Kevin de León today honored Olympic gold medalist and 10-time world champion boxer Oscar De La Hoya for his many accomplishments in boxing and business, and contributions to the California community. Assembly Speaker Emeritus Pérez and Senator de León recognized De La Hoya from the senate and ... Read More »

Undefeated Lightweight Redkach to Meet Gulyakevich on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

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The June 27 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated Lightweight Ivan “El Terrible” Redkach (16-0, 13 KOs) and Sergey “The Surgeon” Gulyakevich (41-2, 17 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show, from Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, Mo., will air live at ... Read More »

OSCAR DE LA HOYA INDUCTED INTO INTERNATIONAL BOXING HALL OF FAME

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(CANASTOTA, NY): Capping a legendary athletic career that included 10 titles at six different weight divisions; a gold medal and dozens of championship fights, International “Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame today in Canastota, NY. “Today marks an incredible personal achievement, but it is only the latest milestone that never would ... Read More »

Hall of Fame induction just the opening bell for the biggest fight in De La Hoya’s life

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By Norm Frauenheim– Oscar De La Hoya’s induction to the International Boxing Hall of Fame Sunday a few days after the tumult of Richard Schaefer’s resignation as the CEO of his company, Golden Boy Promotions, could be mere coincidence. Could be something else, too. Friendship is the biggest feint of all in a balkanized business defined by shifting alliances and ... Read More »

Statement of Oscar De La Hoya

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Los Angeles, (June 4) – Golden Boy Promotions is moving ahead on all fronts. We look forward to continuing and expanding our key position in the boxing world and to providing the public with the very best the sport has to offer. For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com, follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GoldenBoyBoxing and on www.facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing. Read More »

Schaefer resigns as Golden Boy CEO

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In a move that has been rumored for week, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer resigned his post after alleged disagreements with Oscar De La Hoya, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “After more than 10 years with Golden Boy, it is time to move on to the next chapter of my career,” Schaefer said in a statement. “This decision ... Read More »