Archive for the ‘Oscar De La Hoya’ Category

What Pacquiao’s Knockout Win Means

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Manny Pacquiao's two-round destruction of Ricky Hatton this past Saturday night changed a lot of things in boxing in a very short time. In just 5 minutes and 59 seconds Pacquiao finally proved himself to his remaining doubters by flooring one of boxing's most beloved fighters and a guy (it ...

Boxing’s New Golden Boy

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Boxing has a new Golden Boy, and he didn't have the title bestowed on him, he went out and took it. Some have proclaimed that December 6, 2008 was the end of an era in boxing. They've said that the years of Oscar De La Hoya's reign over the sweet science ...

McD’s Week 15 Picks: Championship Week

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Happy Championship Week to everyone. Just want to point out Utah, Boise State and TCU are all ranked ahead of the Big East champion (Cincinnati) and whoever the ACC champion will be. But do any of those four teams get to go to BCS games? One: Utah, with an outside shot ...

De La Hoya Planning Move Back To Welterweight

Monday, July 16th, 2007

The welterweight division has long been thought of as boxing's strongest and it's about to get even stronger. HBO's Larry Merchant reported Saturday night that Oscar De La Hoya is currently walking around at 152 pounds and feels he can make the 147-pound weight limit for his next fight. De ...

Oscar Tries, Floyd Runs, Judges Confused

Monday, May 7th, 2007

It was a strange night in Vegas on Saturday. The pound-for-pound best fighter in the world came away with the win, but didn't prove anything to anyone. Floyd Mayweather got the victory and the WBC Junior Middleweight belt, but everyone I've talked to was far more impressed with how Oscar ...

If All The Pre-Fight Talking Wasn’t Enough, This Should Sell You

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

The Fight After the FightIf all the pre-fight trash-talking wasn't enough to turn you against Floyd Mayweather and make you pull for Oscar De La Hoya, then we're certain the above video will.We found this while checking out the fantastic racks killer content over at Girls Gone Sports, they got ...

De La Hoya-Mayweather: Why You Should Care. Part IV: The Legacy

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

For the final installment of our four-part preview of the Oscar De La Hoya - Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight tonight, we focus on perhaps the most important issue to be decided tonight: What will each fighter's legacy be?Oscar De La Hoya is this generation's most decorated fighter. He has held ...

De La Hoya-Mayweather: Why You Should Care. Part III: Mayweather Family Drama

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Part III of our preview of Saturday's Oscar De La Hoya/Floyd Mayweather Jr. superfight will focus on arguably the most intriguing part of the matchup. Boxing's most dysfunctional family and how they just can't seem to stay out of trouble, or each other's way.Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s father, Floyd Sr., and ...