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Oscar De La Hoya Biography - Poor Boy, Chronology, Golden Boy, Champion, Awards And Accomplishments, Still The Champion - CONTACT INFORMATION

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1973-

American boxer

Called the "Golden Boy" since he became the only American boxer to win a gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Oscar De La Hoya has always had a simple plan in the ring: "You should hit but not get hit," as he once explained it to a Sports Illustrated reporter. The plan seems to be working. By the time of the Olympics, De La Hoya's amateur record stood at 223 wins and 5 losses, with 153 knockouts. His professional record has been equally successful, at 27-0, with 22 knockouts. He has captured three titles and many observers think that, pound-for-pound, De La Hoya is the best boxer out there. At the same time, his good looks have made him a media favorite, unusually so for anyone outside the heavyweight division. They have also propelled him to the top ranks of earners, ranking third in Forbes magazine's list of the world's highest paid athletes. Just as importantly, De La Hoya is often seen as an exemplar for Hispanic Americans, a kid from the barrio who made it, with fortitude and very much on his own terms. The strain of being a role model has sometimes taken its toll.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: Oscar De La Hoya Enterprises, 2401 South Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754-6807.

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about 9 years ago

we have the same name

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over 8 years ago

Greetings my idol I'm Michael from Philippines. I got some important information on Pacman's camp, his training hard now, jogging in the morning and gym in the afternoon doing crunches and some sparring partners the same with your height and style of boxing, they're going to hit you hard in the body. You know my idol Pacman has an amulet the Talisman rosary and black magic in his left hand, that's why most of his opponent will go down once they been hit on his left, that's why he challenge you. His also a devoted catholic church goer that's why also his lucky sometimes when it comes to split decision maybe God is in him....

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about 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

this information is great! my son is doing a project on Mr. De La Hoya but the only thing we could not find is his favorite food, after retirement what he does, where he currently lives and what else is he helping his old neighborhood with besides the cancer center he opened in memory of his mother, for low income families. thank you!

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over 5 years ago

Mi muy apreciable Sr De la Hoya.Tengo entendido que usted tiene Organizacion .No se si este a su alcance ayudarme con un hijo que tengo en Mexico que era drogadicto con diagnostico de esquizofrenia tiene 3 anos deportado bajo tratamiento en una Institucion se me a agotado los ahorros; Y estamos muy desesperados porque regrese a casa tenemos el Dom 679 S. Indian Hill Blvd Claremont CA 91711 y mi Tel 909 268 0917 me puede llamar a cualquier hora.He tocado muchas puerta pidiendo ayuda para traerlo y no me ha sido posible me dieron muchas esperanzas que tal vez usted me pudiera ayudar,El tiene 37 anos nunca ha sido casado ni tiene hijos nunca el ha estado en pandillas.Y es muy buen hijo muy apegado a la familiados vces por semana me comunico con el y su primera pregunta es si ya me he contactado con usted,Estammos muy desesperados confio en Dios que este a su alcance ayudarnos.Cuando le sea posible esperare noticias suyas Atte Rita Ayon

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over 5 years ago

Mi muy apreciable Sr De la Hoya.Tengo entendido que usted tiene Organizacion .No se si este a su alcance ayudarme con un hijo que tengo en Mexico que era drogadicto con diagnostico de esquizofrenia tiene 3 anos deportado bajo tratamiento en una Institucion se me a agotado los ahorros; Y estamos muy desesperados porque regrese a casa tenemos el Dom 679 S. Indian Hill Blvd Claremont CA 91711 y mi Tel 909 268 0917 me puede llamar a cualquier hora.He tocado muchas puerta pidiendo ayuda para traerlo y no me ha sido posible me dieron muchas esperanzas que tal vez usted me pudiera ayudar,El tiene 37 anos nunca ha sido casado ni tiene hijos nunca el ha estado en pandillas.Y es muy buen hijo muy apegado a la familiados vces por semana me comunico con el y su primera pregunta es si ya me he contactado con usted,Estammos muy desesperados confio en Dios que este a su alcance ayudarnos.Cuando le sea posible esperare noticias suyas Atte Rita Ayon