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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 »

De La Hoya: Nobody is going to fire Richard Schaefer

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By Norm Frauenheim LAS VEGAS – Oscar De La Hoya, founder of Golden Boy Promotions, said he is fighting for his company and that he doesn’t want to fire his CEO, Richard Schaefer. “Look, nobody is going to dismiss Richard,’’ De La Hoya said Saturday during a news conference before the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana fight at the MGM Grand. ... Read More »

Schaefer gets some B-Hop support in his rift with De La Hoya

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By Norm Frauenheim– LAS VEGAS – The Golden Boy Promotions divide between CEO Richard Schaefer and founder Oscar De La Hoya appeared to widen Thursday with comments from Bernard Hopkins, who supports Schaefer’s vow to never to do business with Bob Arum despite De La Hoya’s attempt at renewing a working relationship with the Top Rank promoter. “We don’t need ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

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 »