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In 1995, a lightweight champion and P4P player, De La Hoya, was on the verge of superstardom

Fighter of the Year

In 1995, a lightweight champion and P4P player, De La Hoya, was on the verge of superstardomRobert Morales
Critics of East L.A.'s Golden Boy relished a showdown with Mexico's greatest warrior, Julio Cesar Chavez

Culture Clash

Critics of East L.A.'s Golden Boy relished a showdown with Mexico's greatest warrior, Julio Cesar ChavezDavid A. Avila
A move to 147 pounds would take De La Hoya's career to unprecedented heights

Welter Skelter

A move to 147 pounds would take De La Hoya's career to unprecedented heightsCliff Rold
Oscar's reign nearly imploded under the firepower of Ike Quartey

Clear and Present

Oscar's reign nearly imploded under the firepower of Ike QuarteyRon Borges
A superfight with SoCal rival Shane Mosley would provide drama beyond expectations

Sugar and Gold

A superfight with SoCal rival Shane Mosley would provide drama beyond expectationsSteve Kim
De La Hoya vs. Fernando Vargas gave fans the quintessential grudge match

Bad Blood

De La Hoya vs. Fernando Vargas gave fans the quintessential grudge matchBernard Fernandez
A showdown with Nicaraguan bad boy Ricardo Mayorga brought a welcome PPV bonanza

Return of the King

A showdown with Nicaraguan bad boy Ricardo Mayorga brought a welcome PPV bonanzaDoug Fischer
De La Hoya could fight like hell, but his 'IT' factor was off the charts

The Perfect Storm

De La Hoya could fight like hell, but his 'IT' factor was off the chartsMichael Rosenthal
The Golden Boy revisits six career-defining fights

Oscar De La Hoya: Greatest Hits

The Golden Boy revisits six career-defining fightsAnson Wainwright

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Not untouchable

Opening Shot

Not untouchableThe Ring
Party of a lifetime

Come Out Writing

Party of a lifetimeThe Ring
No more doubts

Fighter of the Month

No more doubtsTom Gray
An appreciation

Jabs and Straight Writes

An appreciationThomas Hauser
Recent moves in The Ring's rankings

Ratings Update

Recent moves in The Ring's rankingsBrian Harty
Covering The Golden Boy

From the Archive

Covering The Golden BoyThe Ring