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His father, Joel,Sr. He also added another title to his collection, beating Pernell Whitaker for the World Boxing Council welter-weight title on April 12, Oscar won on the judges' decision.
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Cecilia and Joel did everything possible to shield Oscar from the problems that plagued their neighborhood. She had wanted to keep her illness a secret until after the Goodwill Games so that her son could focus on his competition. The fight itself was a risk, but Oscar took things one step further by promoting the bout himself. After a fight, the boy was more than likely to hear what he did wrong, not what he did right. The rematch took place in September. Oscar did not step back into the ring the rest of ' Became Knock-Out King The Olympics was the last event of De La Hoya's amateur career and he ended with an amateur record of wins and 5 losses, with an impressive knock-outs. He preferred to play with skateboards near the house and baseball in the park. To this day, he has not voiced any plans about retirement. The Golden Boy appeared to be back in prime condition. In , he became the former International Boxing Federation lightweight champion and former World Boxing Organization lightweight champion. Eventually, Joel Sr.
Before fame, Hoya was a noble but also a no-nonsense lad. The Golden Boy appeared to be back in prime condition. He then defended his crown against John Avila in December, this time with a knockout in the ninth round.
As a record-breaking number of fans watched the fight broadcast on pay-per-view television, Trinidad handed De La Hoya his fist loss ever in a round unanimous decision for the WBC welterweight title.
The family had assumed that Joel, as the oldest son, would continue the family's boxing tradition.
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