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Simers: Diary Day 2 With Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya relaxes while eating a grapefruit during breakfast in his suite at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Jumping rope
The Golden Boy shares a few laughs while jumping rope at a gym. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Oscar weighs himself after a workout. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
De La Hoya chats before leaving the gym. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Practice gloves
De La Hoya’s practice gloves sit ringside as the the former Olympic champion works out. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
shadow punches
Oscar throws some punches while working out. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
On track
Oscar De La Hoya stretches before working out in the early morning before a two-mile jog at the UNLV track. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Trainer stretch
With the help of his trainer, Oscar stretches before his run at UNLV. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
In his suite
De La Hoya works with a medicine ball in his suite. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
With his team of security and trainers, Oscar De La Hoya rides the elevator down to a press conference at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
De La Hoya
De La Hoya prepares off-stage before conducting a press conference. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
A dress?
Oscar laughs at a gift from challenger Ricardo Mayorga during a press conference. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
The Golden Boy speaks to reporters after the press conference. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
To the clouds
De La Hoya pleads skyward to his deceased mom after a meeting with Ricardo Mayorga and his team. Mayorga demanded more money for the fight and threatened to pull out. (Wally Skalij / LAT)