Tag Archives: #oscardelahoya

Response to Oscar De La Hoya’s Farewell Letter to Floyd

By Rudy Mondragon (Twitter: @boxingintellect) In the last day, I have received messages from close friends asking me about my thoughts on Oscar De La Hoya’s farewell letter to Floyd Mayweather. As I read the letter, I found it reeking of bitterness and resentment caused by Oscar’s relationship (or lack there of) with Floyd Mayweather. […]

Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia: A Visit to North Philly [Photos]

By Rudy Mondragon  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has a rich boxing history. It is home to some of the rawest fighters the boxing scene has ever seen. From the hard punching Bennie Briscoe to hall of famers like Joey Giardello and Philly’s forever Heavyweight Champion, Joe Frazier. The list of old timers and modern day fighters from Philly can […]

Quick Thoughts on the Golden Break Up

By Rudy Mondragon Ladies and gentlemen, are we surprised at the recent break up between Oscar De La Hoya and Richard Schaefer? We should not be. The signs were there. One of major importance was Oscar De La Hoya’s deceleration to end The Cold War between his promotion company and Bob Arum’s Top Rank. Messy […]

Danny Garcia & The Puerto Rican Market

By Rudy Mondragon  On March 15, 2014, Danny Garcia (27-0, 16 KOs) will take on Mauricio Herrera (20-3, 7 KOs) in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. This is a good fight for Danny Garcia for many reasons. He needs a tune up fight, which this will be. He is coming off a tough fight last Fall against […]