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  1. Blog 28

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 10:20 a.m. ET -- De La Hoya's future Oscar De La Hoya has stated unequivocally that this is his final year as a professional fighter. Of course, the Golden Boy has a habit of making categorical statements before ("I want to retire at the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  2. Blog 14

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 11:20 a.m. ET -- The original Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya is the Golden Boy, but he isn't the first to carry the moniker. Before him, there was Art Aragon, a lightweight who fought primarily in Los Angeles during the 1930s and 1940s, wor...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  3. Blog 9

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 7:35 p.m. ET -- Hopkins praises De La Hoya Bernard Hopkins, president of Golden Boy Promotions East, had some strong compliments for his business partner at the press conference on Wednesday: "It's going to be very, very detoxing for a l...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  4. Blog 17

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 9:20 p.m. ET -- Eh, what's the difference? Lots of efforts from Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy to beat the drum for the whole UK-USA rivalry aspect of Saturday's fight. "It is England versus the US," he said. "It's a rematch of Floyd Ma...

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2008
  5. Blog 30

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 4 p.m. ET -- It's not PPV. It's HBO. The Oscar De La Hoya-Steve Forbes bout marks the third consecutive major card that has been on "free" HBO, rather than pay-per-view, following the Bernard Hopkins-Joe Calzaghe clash two weeks ago and th...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  6. Blog 33

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 4:15 p.m. ET -- Dynamo This evening's fight will be held at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., the home of David Beckham's L.A. Galaxy soccer team. But Oscar De La Hoya will enter the ring wearing the colors of the rival Houston Dyna...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  7. Blog 27

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 10 a.m. ET -- Fight morning It's the morning of the big Oscar De La Hoya-Steve Forbes fight in Carson, Calif. Can Forbes somehow pull off the unexpected and shock De La Hoya? If he could do so, the consequences for boxing in the near term...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  8. Blog 25

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Friday, 4 p.m. ET -- Weigh-in Outside in the beautiful Los Angeles sunshine, Oscar De La Hoya and Steve Forbes stepped on the scales in Pershing Square in front of an excited crowd of lunchtime onlookers, many of whom spent much of their time heckl...

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2008
  9. Blog 17

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 3:20 p.m. ET -- De La Hoya on Forbes Oscar De La Hoya was asked yesterday what had motivated him to pick Steve Forbes, and whether he was looking past him toward Floyd Mayweather: "There were a few people who said, 'Don't take Stevie For...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  10. Blog 19

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 3:40 p.m. ET -- A rematch with Tito? Is a rematch with Felix Trinidad on Oscar De La Hoya's radar? "I let go of that a long time ago. I couldn't care less. To me, it's no big deal. In my heart, I felt I won [the first fight in 1999]. Wou...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  11. Blog 13

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 11 a.m. ET -- Business men There's no doubting Oscar De La Hoya's drawing power. He has been far and away the most financially successful non-heavyweight fighter of all time. He has fought 18 times on pay-per-view bouts, which have generat...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  12. Blog 11

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 10 a.m. ET -- The underdog Steve Forbes is an 18-1 underdog against Oscar De La Hoya on Saturday night, and when he talked with journalists after the news conference on Wednesday, he was simultaneously reveling in the role and bristling a...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  13. Blog 10

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. ET -- De La Hoya's comments After the news conference, a few of us had an opportunity to sit down for a total of about an hour with Oscar De La Hoya and Steve Forbes. It's going to take awhile to transcribe those interviews and...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  14. Blog 7

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. ET -- Back in the media room Steve Forbes and family were sitting around a table relaxing, but they have just left. Two big screens are playing highlights of some of Oscar De La Hoya's biggest fights, providing a reminder tha...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  15. Blog 5

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 6:20 p.m. ET -- Oscar immortalized Oscar De La Hoya was informed at the news conference today that a life-size statue of him would be set up outside the Staples Center, alongside statues of Magic Johnson and Wayne Gretzky. De La Hoya wa...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2008