Barring last-minute hitches, Oscar De La Hoya, boxing’s box office superstar in the past decade, will take on Manny Pacquiao, boxing’s hottest commodity today, in what promises to be a $100-million welterweight bout on Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.[Source]
Pacquiao vs De La Hoya fight, arguably, could be the biggest boxing match in recent years.
Some quick facts about Pacman and the Golden Boy.
- height: 5-foot-7
- captured one in the 112-pound class and started fighting at 106 pounds
- four time world titlist with record of 47-3-2 with 35 KOs
- Age: 29
Oscar Dela Hoya
- height: 5-foot-11
- won a world title belt at 160-pound weight class
- six-time world champion with record of 39-5-0 with 30 KOs
- Age: 35
Considering that they are both knockout artists, Pacquiao vs Dela Hoya fight would be an exciting match. I think Dela Hoya will win this game.
Who's your bet?