Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya: The Golden Years (1989 – 2009)

Oscar De La Hoya was born in Montebello, California in 1973 and is a third generation boxer after his Mexican grandfather and father before him were both fighters in their own right. Beginning at a young age, Oscar De La Hoya had over two hundred amateur fights. The youngster lost...
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Former Boxer Oscar De La Hoya Accused in Suit of Sexually Assaulting Ex-Employee

A woman sued Oscar De La Hoya, accusing the former boxing champion of sexually assaulting her twice in 2020 when she worked for his tequila company. In a Los Angeles County Superior Court civil action the woman said the attacks happened in Mexico and California while she was a marketing executive for Casa Mexico Tequila, which lists De La Hoya as one of its partners.

Oscar De La Hoya star goes for 44-0 in Floyd Mayweather record bid

Oscar De La Hoya aims to take Gilberto Ramirez to 44-0 on May 14 in chasing down the 50-0 record of rival Floyd Mayweather. When signing the former light heavyweight nicknamed “Zurdo,” De La Hoya knew what he was getting and what he was doing,. Ramírez has since...

Oscar De La Hoya accused of sexual assault

A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleged that former boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya sexually assaulted a woman twice, once on a 2020 trip to Mexico to visit the Casa Mexico Tequila distillery and again in Los Angeles. In a statement, the alleged victim's attorney, Ms. Sylvia Torres-Guillén, said, "Oscar De La Hoya sexually assaulted Ms. Ruccione," who was severely impacted and has filed the suit to hold him accountable. Torres-Guillén's statement also accuses Casa Mexico executives Michael Gooch and Robert Crossan of "perpetuating toxic masculinity and a hostile work environment where," her clients abuses were not just tolerated, "...but encouraged and condoned..."Representatives for the 49-year-old De La Hoya released a statement saying the woman accusing the boxer of assault was "...a former employee who was terminated for just cause," and that "...all other parties involved vehemently deny these false accusations." "With the twenty-four hour news cycle, we all find ourselves in, more often than not, malicious and unjust accusations are interpreted as truth without the evidence to support their erroneous claims. I am confident my legal team will resolve this matter and prove my innocence," De La Hoya's statement said.