Golden Boy Promotions is the promotional firm of boxing great Oscar “Golden Boy” De La Hoya. Did you know he is the first American of Hispanic descent to own a national boxing promotional firm? Can you guess the record of the firm in pay-per-view hits, and when this happened?
Born February 4, 1973, Oscar De La Hoya is a retired American boxer of Mexican descent. Nicknamed “The Golden Boy”, he won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games shortly after graduating from Garfield High School. He comes from a boxing family. His grandfather Vicente, father Joel Sr., and brother Joel Jr. were all boxers.
Officially announcing his retirement from the sport at a press conference held in Los Angeles on April 14, 2009, he had defeated 17 world champions and won ten world titles in six different weight classes upon retiring.
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