Why Oscar Dela Hoya called as “the GOLDEN BOY” ?

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48 years old Oscar De La Hoya is an American professional boxer who, in 2002, also became a boxing promoter and, in 2018, a mixed martial arts (MMA) promoter.

As a boxer, he competed from 1992 to 2008 and is making a one-fight comeback in 2021. His accolades include winning 11 world titles in six weight classes, including the lineal championship in three weight classes.

He is ranked as the 29th best boxer of all time, pound for pound, by BoxRec. De La Hoya was nicknamed “The Golden Boy of boxing” by the media when he represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics where, shortly after having graduated from James A. Garfield High School, he won a gold medal.

Dela Hoya is a GOLDEN MEDALIST that paved the way for his ” GOLDEN BOY” alias.