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Category Archives: Oscar de la Hoya

Floyd Mayweather v. Ray Leonard

In the golden ballroom of a grand casino stands a ring in which I sit flanked by my two guests, Floyd Mayweather and Sugar Ray Leonard. They are here because they share my obsession: who would’ve won had they met at their respective peaks? George Thomas Clark – Floyd, you’re certainly one of the most […]

Also posted in Boxing, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns, Wilfred Benitez

Letter to Oscar de la Hoya

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in AA, Alcohol, Boxing, Cocaine

The Hector Camacho Experience

I’m only fifteen but in jail and then out I can’t slow down and don’t want to everything’s moving so fast I have to fight fuck dance and talk and I love speeding in stolen cars and taking other things and get more excited in the ring. I’m so much quicker than opponents I belt […]

Also posted in Boxing, Cocaine, Crime, Drugs, Hector Camacho, Julio Cesar Chavez, Murder, New York City, Puerto Rico, Ray Leonard

Letter to Oscar de la Hoya

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing

Letters to Three Boxers

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Dementia Pugilistica, Riddick Bowe, Roy Jones