Oscar time

Hoffer, Richard
April 1997
Sports Illustrated;04/21/97, Vol. 86 Issue 16, p70
Reports on boxer Oscar De La Hoya and his 12-round decision from welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker at the Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, in April, 1997. The lack of satisfaction in viewers when De La Hoya, a heavy favorite, won by a slim margin; Comments from veteran trainer Emanuel Steward on the boxer's style; De La Hoya's image, the marketing of it and how this ushers in a new age of boxing; His $10 million prize; Comments from Whitaker.


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