AN Olympic gold medallist and six-weight world champion from super-featherweight to middleweight, Oscar De La Hoya’s ring moniker of the “Golden Boy” well and truly befitted the man.
A Californian of Mexican descent, De La Hoya – born February 4, 1973 – is the highest grossing boxer in history, generating just short of $700 million in pay-per-view income.
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