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  1. Ferrell bids on Bradley-Pacquiao tix

    Dan Rafael

    Actor Will Ferrell got into the charity and boxing spirit on Tuesday with the help of welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr. The Hollywood star held a charity auction at the 10th annual Desert Smash tennis tournament at La Quinta Resort &amp...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  2. Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad likely shoo-ins for Boxing Hall ...

    Dan Rafael

    The 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame class is likely to be one of the most star-studded in years.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  3. Alvarez out to conquer the states

    Dan Rafael

    Saul Alvarez is the biggest thing to happen to boxing ... in Mexico. For his next act, "Canelo" wants to make it big in the states.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2010
  4. Undeterred Saul Alvarez cuts down Jose Miguel Cotto

    Dan Rafael

    Saul Alvarez got off the canvas to stop Jose Miguel Cotto on the Floyd Mayweather-Shane Mosley undercard.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2010
  5. Big TV rights fees don't make a big star

    Dan Rafael

    I think it stands to reason that for a fighter to be a star, people have to want to pay to see him fight. Oscar De La Hoya was a star because people gobbled up tickets to his fights and bought pay-per-view by the millions. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Ma...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  6. Is De La Hoya ready to hang 'em up for good?

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Oscar De La Hoya is going to play coy until the very end, slipping the questions like he sometimes dodged incoming punches. Boxing's biggest star plans to announce at a news conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday whether he will figh...

    Blog | April 11, 2009
  7. Oscar De La Hoya's announcement will likely be retirement

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Oscar De La Hoya is going to play coy until the very end, slipping the questions like he sometimes dodged incoming punches. Boxing's biggest star plans to announce at a news conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday whether he will fight on ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2009
  8. Sources: De La Hoya, Pacquiao agree to Dec. 6 fight in Vegas

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, boxing's biggest star, will announce Thursday that he will meet pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 6, two sources close to the fight told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2008
  9. De La Hoya turns attention to Mora after Pacquiao talks fail

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya is looking at a fight with Sergio Mora after talks with Manny Pacquiao broke down on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  10. De La Hoya-Pacquiao talks bog down over revenue split

    Dan Rafael

    After several hours of serious talks last week, the Oscar De La Hoya-Manny Pacquiao fight appears to have been knocked out.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  11. Golden Boy, Top Rank reps formally open negotiations

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer and Top Rank's Bob Arum met Wednesday and formally opened negotiations for a Dec. 6 megafight between Oscar De La Hoya, boxing's biggest star, and pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2008
  12. Haye signs with Golden Boy, has big plans in heavyweight division...

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya's company has rarely been involved in the heavyweight division until signing David Haye on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2008
  13. Future shines bright for Golden Boy

    Dan Rafael

    LOS ANGELES -- Golden Boy Promotions became a powerhouse on the strength of its veteran roster of fighters: company boss Oscar De La Hoya, partners Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley and other older stars such as Marco Antonio Barrera and Juan Manuel M...

    Blog | May 02, 2008
  14. De La Hoya claims 2008 will be his last foray into the ring

    Dan Rafael

    He's one of the most charismatic fighters to have ever stepped foot in the ring. But after three potential fights in 2008 -- including a rematch with Floyd Mayweather -- Oscar De La Hoya claims he is done.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 25, 2008
  15. "Contender" musings and more

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • Regarding Tuesday night's second episode of "The Contender," a few observations: 1. Sugar Ray Leonard, who is 51, dominated guest star Oscar De La Hoya, who is 34 and still fighting, in their impro...

    Blog | September 06, 2007
  16. De La Hoya, Leonard compete outside the ring

    Dan Rafael

    The fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Sugar Ray Leonard never happened, but that doesn't mean they can't compete outside the ring. De La Hoya guest stars on "The Contender" this season to engage in a little fun, promotion and a friendly wager, writes Dan Rafael.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2007