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  1. Ranking the top pound-for-pound fighters (Nos. 6-20)

    Dan Rafael

    Dan Rafael ranks the best boxers in the world.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2008
  2. Margarito should turn his attention toward Williams

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • Why is it that some folks believe that it is OK for Antonio Margarito to keep calling out and belittling Oscar De La Hoya to complain that by fighting Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 6, he is not facing the b...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2008
  3. De La Hoya sweepstakes kick off

    Dan Rafael

    The most immediate fallout from Floyd Mayweather's sudden retirement on Friday involves Oscar De La Hoya. The Golden Boy was supposed to fight him in a Sept. 20 rematch, but now that's out and De La Hoya is scrambling for a new opponent. Golden Boy ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2008
  4. Golden Boy undercards lack shine

    Dan Rafael

    • Having Oscar De La Hoya back in the ring instead of in a business suit (and on HBO instead of pay-per-view) last week for his fight against Steve Forbes in front of a sold-out crowd of 27,000 at the Home Depot's gorgeous soccer stadium w...

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2008
  5. Future shines bright for Golden Boy

    Dan Rafael

    While Floyd Mayweather continues to overlook Miguel Cotto, Oscar De La Hoya is strongly considering a farewell bout with the Puerto Rican bomber.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2008
  6. If Mayweather won't fight him …

    Dan Rafael

    While Floyd Mayweather continues to overlook Miguel Cotto, Oscar De La Hoya is strongly considering a farewell bout with the Puerto Rican bomber.

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  7. The division that could

    Dan Rafael

    If you're paying attention to boxing besides what is going on with the never-ending Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Floyd Mayweather Sr.-Roger Mayweather-Oscar De La Hoya saga, you might have noticed that the cruiserweight division, the little division that cou...

    Blog | Conversation | February 06, 2008
  8. Oscar the talk of the table

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Although Oscar De La Hoya is here to promote Saturday night's eagerly anticipated fight between welterweight titleholder Miguel Cotto and former champion Shane Mosley, the Golden Boy can't avoid questions about his own ring career. It wa...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2007
  9. Could De La Hoya fight Pacquiao?

    Dan Rafael

    Larry Merchant and I we were discussing the state of the game the other day, just as we do regularly. One of the questions we were mulling over was about Oscar De La Hoya. De La Hoya is supposed to return to action May 3 and he says he's coming back...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2007
  10. Oscar scandal seems 'fishy'

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly dose of random thoughts... • Might as well get this out of the way since it's the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Regarding the recent stunning photos of Oscar De La Hoya posing in colorful women's underwear, a bra, a tutu, ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 27, 2007
  11. Oscar and the Golden 'Ring'

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly dose of random thoughts ... • There is no truth to the rumor that Oscar De La Hoya plans on an Oprah Winfrey-like approach to owning Ring magazine by putting himself on the cover every month. There is also no truth to the r...

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2007
  12. "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 improm...

    Blog | Conversation | September 06, 2007
  13. Fights we want to see

    Dan Rafael

    Short of having an undisputed heavyweight champion, boxing received some of the best news it could have asked for last week when Bob Arum's Top Rank and Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions reached a settlement of their various lawsuits, includin...

    Blog | Conversation | July 03, 2007
  14. Golden Boy, Top Rank working on truce

    Dan Rafael

    The war between Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions and Bob Arum's Top Rank, which has boxing fans caught in the crossfire because the firms are unwilling to make fights between their boxers, appears as though it is headed toward a truce. With ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2007
  15. World Cup event on the horizon?

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions hasn't given up on its plan to stage a second World Cup-style event. Oscar De La Hoya's company, in conjunction with its promotional partner in the Philippines, hopes to stage a second World Cup card in August in the Philippin...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2007
  16. More big fights coming

    Dan Rafael

    Although last week's Oscar De La Hoya-Floyd Mayweather mega-fight pushed most everything else in boxing to the back burner, there are still a slew of interesting fights being made for the summer cards. Here's a quick, chronological look at the late...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2007