Jacob De La Hoya is the beloved son of legendary boxer, Oscar De La Hoya. His father is an American boxing promoter and former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2008. He is ranked pound for pound as the 38th best boxer of all time by BoxRec.
De La Hoya was also known as ” The Golden Boy of Boxing” by the media when he represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics where, shortly after graduating from James A. Garfield High School, the legendary boxer won the gold medal in the lightweight division. won, and reportedly “raised a game on its feet.
Who is Jacob De La Hoya ?
He is the son of a famous American boxer. He completed his high school education with good grades. Jacob De La Hoya then graduated from American State University with a bachelor’s degree.
He stands at a great height with decent physical measurements. Jacob De La Hoya’s body weight corresponds to his height.
Jacob De La Hoya Wikipedia
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Oscar De La Hoya Career
On November 23, 1992, The Hall Of Fame boxer made his professional debut, winning by TKO in the first round.
In his first 12th professional fight, he won his first international title at the age of 20, stopping Jimmy Bredahl (16-0) in the tenth round to win the WBO super featherweight title. He defended the title once, stopping Giorgio Campanella (20-0) in three rounds.
On 29 July 1994, he win against Gorge Pease (53–6–4) in the second round to win the vacant WBO lightweight title. In his first title defense, Oscar defeated John John Molina (36-3). Who recently vacated his IBF super featherweight title by unanimous decision.
Oscar De La Hoya announced his retirement on April 14, 2009, ending any speculation about a possible fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., son of former champion and Mexican icon Julio Cesar Chavez, Sr.