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Oscar De La Hoya

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Boxer

The Resume

    (February 4, 1973- )
    Welterweight Boxing Champ (1997-99)
    Nicknamed the Golden Boy
    Olympic Gold Medalist
    As of August 1999 he was 31-0
    As of December 2001, he is 34 and 2 - with 27 KOs
    Lost to Felix Trinidad (September 18, 1999) and Shane Mosley (June 17, 2000) both in 12 round decisions
    WBC Super Welterweight Champ (2001- )
    Grammy nominated for his latin pop single 'Ven a Mi'

Why he might be annoying:

    He is a pretty boy who has the savvy to manipulate the press.
    He wants to be an architect, yet he never took an architecture course.
    It is reported that he lost his interest in boxing and his killer instinct until he was beaten by Felix Trinidad (1999).
    After losing to 'Sugar' Shane Mosley, he resorted to a singing career and released a latin pop album, titled 'Oscar.'
    He is arrogant.
    He succeeded in court to remove Bob Arum as his promoter.
    His ex-fiancee and mother of his child sued him for 'using her to improve his image.' He also stated that he has 'drinking problem and is sometimes abusive.'
    He doesn't admit to defeat.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is left handed.
    He is ranked in People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1997).
    He ranked #37 in Forbes Power List (2000).

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 93 Votes: 53.76% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 36 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 44 Votes: 52.27% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 26 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 76 Votes: 55.26% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 32 Votes: 65.62% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 68 Votes: 44.12% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 57.58% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 104 Votes: 60.58% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 157 Votes: 57.96% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 254 Votes: 61.02% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 381 Votes: 67.19% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 768 Votes: 62.89% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2281 Votes: 70.36% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 28 Votes: 53.57% Annoying