Golden Boy Promotions, Inc. is a boxing promotional firm started by former boxer 10-time world champion in six weight divisions Oscar De La Hoya (whose nickname is "The Golden Boy"). De La Hoya owns a majority interest in the firm, with Bernard Hopkins being a minority owner. Previously Winky Wright, Shane Mosley, Marco Antonio Barerra and Ricky Hatton held interest in the company.
Los Angeles-based Golden Boy Promotions was established in 2002 by Oscar De La Hoya, the first Hispanic to own a national boxing promotional company. In 2006, their fifth year of promoting, Golden Boy Promotions broke a record by selling over 2 million in pay-per-views. Golden Boy Promotions is also one of boxing's most active and respected promoters, presenting shows in packed venues around the United States on networks such as HBO, HBO Latino, Showtime, Estrella TV, and ESPN. They present the monthly boxing series Fight Night Club sponsored by DeWalt Tools, in association with AEG. It is held at the Club Nokia in Los Angeles and televised live on Fox Sports Net and others. Golden Boy Promotions also co promotes fight cards with other boxing promoters/companies i.e. Bob Arum's Top Rank, Main Events, Gary Shaw Productions, Lou Dibella, Murad Mohammad, etc. Golden Boy Enterprises has a diverse portfolio of investments including ownership in several Spanish-language newspapers in major markets throughout the U.S., and select investments in a number of consumer products. The company continues to seek additional business investments and opportunities that fit with its mission. Golden Boy Enterprises also holds a majority interest in Golden Boy Promotions. The company holds a 25% interest in the Houston Dynamo soccer team. It also acquired The Ring magazine. The promotion produces bi monthly boxing cards on Estrella TV....LESS