Diego De La Hoya

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Diego de la Hoya
Statistics
Real name Diego de la Hoya
Nickname(s) Golden Kid
Weight(s) Super Bantamweight
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Reach 68 in (172 cm)
Nationality Mexican
Born (1994-08-13) August 13, 1994 (age 23)
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 20
Wins 20
Wins by KO 9
Losses 0
Draws 0
No contests 0

Diego de la Hoya (born August 13, 1994 in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico) is a Mexican professional boxer in the Super Bantamweight division.[1] De la Hoya has represented Mexico in international tournaments and is one of the top rated Super Bantamweights in the country.[2]

Early life[edit]

Diego is the cousin of ten-time World Champion Oscar De La Hoya.[3]

Amateur career[edit]

Diego joined the Mexican National Boxing team in 2009.[4][5] De la Hoya had over 250 amateur bouts and was a Mexican National Olympics Silver Medalist.[6]

Professional career[edit]

Diego is signed to Oscar de la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions.[7] He made his professional debut.[8] on September 12, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada against Luis Cosme who had already had 11 professional fights. De La Hoya won the fight via TKO at 1:53 min in the third round.

The second fight was in the city of Indio, California on December 13, 2013. De La Hoya won the fight via TKO at 2:32 minutes in the first round against Abraham Rubio who had already had 6 professional fights.

De La Hoya fought his third pro fight on March 14. 2014 and won in a first round stoppage, bringing his record to 3-0.

De La Hoya won his fourth fight on April 3, again in the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio,California. "The Golden Kid" won by unanimous decision in 6 rounds against Puerto Rican Jaxel Marrero. He won his next four fights with three coming by way of TKO victories.

On September 4, 2015, De La Hoya stepped up and faced Jesus "Estrella" Ruiz, who had earlier that year lost to Leo Santa Cruz in a world title fight. De La Hoya won the fight via unanimous decision (100-90, 100-90, 99-91).

On the undercard of Canelo vs. Khan, De La Hoya faced undefeated American Rocco Santomauro. He successfully defended his WBC Youth championship when Santomauro's trainer Shane Mosley threw in the towel in the 7th round.

De La Hoya defeated former IBF bantamweight champion Randy Caballero on September 16, 2017 on the undercard of Canelo vs Golovkin.

Professional boxing record[edit]

20 Wins (9 knockouts), 0 Losses, 0 Draws [9]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 20-0 United States Randy Caballero UD 10 2017-09-16 United States T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 19-0 Argentina Alan Isaias Luques Castillo UD 10 2017-07-01 Argentina Parque La Pedrera, Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina
Win 18-0 Mexico Erik Ruiz UD 10 2017-05-19 United States Casino del Sol, Tucson, Arizona
Win 17-0 Mexico Roberto Pucheta UD 10 2017-03-11 United States Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York
Win 16-0 Puerto Rico Luis Del Valle UD 10 2016-09-17 United States AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Win 15-0 United States Rocco Santomauro TKO 7 2016-05-07 United States T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 14-0 Mexico Arturo Badillo TKO 4 2016-02-19 United States Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California
Win 13-0 Mexico Giovanni Delgado UD 8 2015-11-20 United States Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 12-0 Mexico Jesus Ruiz UD 10 2015-09-04 United States Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California Won WBC youth bantamweight title
Win 11-0 Mexico Jose Estrella KO 4 2015-07-02 United States Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California
Win 10-0 Mexico Ramiro Robles UD 8 2015-05-07 United States Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California
Win 9-0 Mexico Manuel Roman UD 8 2015-02-27 United States Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California
Win 8-0 Mexico Ali Gonzalez TKO 5(6) 2014-11-13 United States Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California
Win 7-0 Mexico Luis Ruiz Lizarraga Jr UD 6 2014-10-10 United States Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California
Win 6-0 Mexico Miguel Tamayo TKO 5(6) 2014-07-09 United States Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 5–0 Mexico Rigoberto Casillas TKO 3(6) 2014-06-06 United States Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California
Win 4–0 Puerto Rico Jaxel Marrero UD 6 2014-04-13 United States Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California
Win 3–0 Mexico Sergio Najera TKO 1(4) 2014-02-17 United States Salinas Storm House, Salinas, California
Win 2–0 Mexico Abraham Rubio TKO 1(4) 2013-12-13 United States Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California
Win 1–0 Puerto Rico Luis Cosme TKO 3(4) 2013-09-12 United States MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

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