Oscar De La Hoya

Date of Birth:

  • February 4, 1973 (41)

Place of Birth:

  • Montebello, Los Angeles, California

Height:

  • 5'10"

Retired:

  • 2009

Personal Life:

  • 2000 released a Grammy-nominated CD (Oscar De La Hoya)
  • 2001 married  Millie Corretjer
  • 2004 debuted a clothing like of casual and active inspired apparel
  • 2004 stared in & hosted a boxing reality TV series entitled The Next Great Champ
  • 2005 formation of Golden Boy Partners a company focused on urban development in Latino communities
  • 2005 son Oscar Gabriel De La Hoya born
  • 2007 Nina Lauren Nenitte De La Hoya born
  • 2008 Staples Center sports arena 7-foot bronze statue unveiled
  • 2008 published autobiography entitled "American Son."

Charitable Acts:

  • 2008 started a charitable foundation to help educate underprivileged youth
  • 2008  donated $3.5 million to the De La Hoya Animo Charter High School
  • 2011 visited U.S. military personnel in Kuwait and Iraq, held boxing clinics and greeted the troops

Achievements:

  • amateur career included 234 wins, 163 by knockout, with only six losses
  • 1989 Gold Medalist National Golden Gloves
  • 1990 Gold Medalist US National Championships
  • 1990 Gold Medalist Goodwill Games
  • 1991 Gold Medalist US National Championships
  • 1991 Gold Medalist US Olympic Festival
  • 1992 Gold Medalist World Championships
  • 1992 Gold Medalist Olympic Games
  • 1995 The Ring's "Fighter of the Year"
  • 1995 BWAA Fighter of the Year
  • 1997 & 1998 Ring Magazine's top-rated Pound for Pound fighter in the world
  • 2008 United States Olympic Hall of Fame
  • defeated 17 world champions
  • won 10 world titles in 6 different weight classes

     Major World Titles

  • WBO Super Featherweight Champion (130 lbs)
  • WBO Lightweight Champion (135 lbs)
  • IBF Lightweight Champion (135 lbs)
  • WBC Light Welterweight Champion (140 lbs)
  • WBC Welterweight Champion (147 lbs)
  • WBC Light Middleweight Champion (154 lbs)
  • WBA (Super) Light Middleweight Champion (154 lbs)
  • WBO Middleweight Champion (160 lbs)
  • (2) WBC Light Middleweight Champion (154 lbs)

     Minor World Titles

  • IBA Welterweight Champion (147 lbs)
  • IBA Junior MiddleweightChampion (154 lbs)

     The Ring/Lineal Championship Titles:

  • Lineal Light Welterweight Champion (140 lbs)
  • Lineal Welterweight Champion (147 lbs)
  • The Ring Light Middleweight Champion (154 lbs)

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