How old was De La Hoya when he fought Manny Pacquiao?

De La Hoya is 35 years old and has been fighting pro since November 1992, winning the only boxing gold medal for the US in the 1992 Olympics. Pacquiao is 29 and has been fighting pro since 1995.

How is CompuBox calculated?

In essence, CompuBox is a computerised program designed to count the number of punches thrown and landed during a boxing match. Two operators sit ringside with laptops, each focusing on the actions of a designated fighter. When fighter A throws a punch, operator A enters this into the system.

How did Pacquiao beat De La Hoya?

The bout took place on December 6, 2008 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Pacquiao defeated De La Hoya via technical knockout when De La Hoya decided not to continue with the fight before the start of the ninth round.

How old was Mayweather when he fought De La Hoya?

Mayweather, then 30, caught his 34-year-old opponent at an opportune time. De La Hoya entered the ring 38-4 but had lost two of his previous four bouts. His ring rust also showed, as he was fighting for only the third time in 32 months.

How accurate is CompuBox?

There’s no magic CompuBox bullet. The system might have the aura of computer science. But in reality, it consists of two operators entering punches into a database. The data is only as accurate as the split-second judgments of these operators as they enter what they see (or think they see) into their computers.

Who counts the punches in boxing?

The judges will each award a score to the boxers, and the boxer demonstrating the higher number of punches will be awarded 10 points. If a knockdown did not occur during the round, the opponent is likely to receive nine points, and eight if he was knocked down.

Who started Golden Boy?

Oscar De La Hoya
Golden Boy Promotions

Type Private
Founded 2002
Founder Oscar De La Hoya
Headquarters Los Angeles, California , United States
Key people Oscar De La Hoya (Chairman and CEO) Eric Gomez (President) Robert Gasparri (COO) Bernard Hopkins Jr. (Partner)