About Oscar De La Hoya
Oscar De La Hoya is one of the most known boxers in the world. It is also one of the main sources of Oscar De La Hoya net worth which currently is known to have an estimate of 200 million dollars. Oscar De La Hoya is a Mexican boxer, who right now is retired from this sport, nevertheless, it brought millions of dollars to his net worth and increased his fame a lot all over the world. He is also important and popular in a sense that he is one of not so many boxers of non-heavyweight category, who became a celebrity in pop culture.
Oscar De La Hoya was born to a family, members of which were all involved into boxing more or less. He was attending James A. Garfield High School. After graduation, in 1992 he appeared in Barcelona Olympic Games, where he won a gold medal and with this winning came a lot of prize money, which increased the total amount of Oscar De La Hoya net worth. In the boxing industry, Oscar De La Hoya was nicknamed “The Golden Boy”.
During his career as an amateur boxing, Oscar De La Hoya won 234 fights, 163 of which were knockouts and lost only 6 of them. In 1992, he debuted as a professional boxer. He became popular when in a first fight he scored a first round knockout victory. He was involved into boxing between the years 1992-2009, so he was boxing professionally for seventeen years. This career also brought a lot of financial success to the overall estimate of Oscar De La Hoya net worth.
Oscar De La Hoya won ten world scale titles and also he competed in six different weight categories. During his career, he fought with many world champions and defeated 17 of them. He was also considered one of the highly paid boxers of that time. In 2008, his last fight happened, where he fought against a rising star of that time Manny Pacquiao, who won the fight. Thus, it was obvious that it was time for Oscar De La Hoya to retire from boxing, the career, which brought millions of dollars to the total amount of Oscar De La Hoya net worth. In spring of 2009, it was announced officially that Oscar De La Hoya was retiring and these news were the finish to the rumors about his and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr fight.