Golden Boy buys into "The Ring"

He's won titles in six weight classes, shared the ring with some of the best fighters of his generation, and in his time off runs Golden Boy Enterprises. Oscar De La Hoya is also the proud owner of the venerable Ring magazine, a magazine he promises not to influence editorially, writes Dan Rafael.

Originally Published: September 14, 2007
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

AROUND THE RING De La Hoya takes on new kind of Ring

Oscar De La Hoya, who used to buy The Ring magazine as a kid, remembers the first time he saw himself on the cover.

"I was an amateur and they had the whole [1992] Olympic team on the cover," he told ESPN.com. "Seeing myself on the cover, I was like, 'Oh, I made it!' Even though I was still an amateur and hadn't won the gold medal yet, I just had the feeling of, 'Wow, I'm getting there.' Being on The Ring cover is like an honor. ...

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