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Oscar De La Hoya: I wouldn't have let Canelo Alvarez fight Floyd Mayweather in 2013

NEW YORK — Oscar De La Hoya wasn’t always the boss of his own company.

Sure, he founded Golden Boy Promotions in 2000 and serves as the president. 450 more words


Daley James Francis reblogged this on Daley James Francis and commented:

Fair play to Oscar De La Hoya for being upfront and honest about Canelo not being ready for the fight against Floyd Mayweather. Let's be honest: Floyd is one of the smartest people in boxing, and he knew that facing Canelo in 2013 was the perfect time to face him. If Canelo goes on to be one of the best fighters of his era, how good does that make Floyd look? Mayweather always takes these things into consideration when he picks his fights. Either way, I can't friggin' wait for Cotto-Canelo! :)

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In honor of Abner Mares vs. Leo Santa Cruz: top 5 Mexican-American matchups

By Eric Iraheta
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Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux Press Conference

Check out the full press conference from the New York leg of Golovkin vs. Lemieux press tour.  Golovkin vs. Lemieux takes place live on Saturday, October 17 HBO Pay-Per View.

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Oct. 17th PPV priced at $50

Press Release: Ahead of their middleweight unification bout, WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) and IBF titlist David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) held a New York City press conference to kick-off their three-city tour. 935 more words

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Middleweight Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs) of Nassau in the Bahamas, has signed on with Golden Boy Promotions. Golden Boy’s roster includes Saul “Canelo” Alvarez… 377 more words

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Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez

One of the rare boxing blockbusters that’s also a terrific action fight is finally confirmed.

Earlier yesterday, Golden Boy CEO Oscar de la Hoya revealed that the long-demanded fight between Puerto Rican legend Miguel Cotto and Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is set for Nov. 519 more words