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De La Hoya offers insider's view on Mayweather-Pacquiao
De La Hoya offers insider's view on Mayweather-Pacquiao

Oscar De La Hoya is one of five men who have fought both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. The "Golden Boy" from East Los Angeles lost to both, and each battle was historic. De La Hoya's May 2007 bout against Mayweather stands as the greatest-selling pay-per-view card in boxing history. It generated 2.48 million buys, and was hyped masterfully in a cross-country tour that featured the breakout of Mayweather's "Money" persona. De La Hoya, trained for the bout by current Pacquiao cornerman Freddie Roach, was doing well in the first half of the match, but then his effective jabs all but stopped and he was beaten by split-decision. The next fall, his...

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