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De La Hoya announces retirement

Postby batangastig » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:31 pm

De La Hoya retires from ring

LOS ANGELES -- Oscar De La Hoya announced his retirement from boxing on Tuesday, four months after his final bout ended in a one-sided loss to Manny Pacquiao.

"I've come to the conclusion that it's over inside the ring for me," De La Hoya said at a news conference.

The 36-year-old De La Hoya's remarkable career including winning a 1992 Olympic gold medal and professional titles in six weight divisions. He also is the highest-grossing star in the history of the sport.
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