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RICHARD HOFFER
December 11, 2006
De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions represents some of today's top ring draws
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December 11, 2006

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De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions represents some of today's top ring draws

BERNARD HOPKINS, 41

Philadelphia, Middleweight, 47-4-1

Hopkins's plan to retire changed after his big win over former light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver in June. Now Hopkins has bigger fish to fry: Despite never having fought at more than 174 1/2 pounds, he wants to get up to 200 and fight for a heavyweight title.

SHANE MOSLEY, 35

Pomona, Calif., Light Middleweight, 43-4-0

A world champ in three weight classes who beat De La Hoya in 2000 and '03, Mosley has become a business partner of his former foe. Having pummeled Fernando Vargas in July, Mosley said he plans to drop down to welterweight and consider his options.

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, 33

Los Angeles, Super Welterweight, 38-4-0

The Golden Boy is still the top earner in his stable. Witness the huge payday--a potential $25 million--in store as he prepares to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in May, with a chance to establish himself as the sport's best pound-for-pound fighter.

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