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Short Jabs
Richard Hoffer
November 29, 2004
If you can't beat 'em, promote 'em. Oscar De La Hoya, who failed in his move-up bid against middleweight champ Bernard Hopkins (right) in September, has made him a partner in his Golden Boy Promotions, which will front him in the future. As several boxing writers immediately pointed out, this gives the contentious Hopkins the opportunity to sue himself.... The U.S. team's only gold medal winner, light heavy Andre Ward, gets his first action as a pro on Dec. 18 in Los Angeles, on the undercard of the Antonio Tarver-Glen Johnson fight.
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November 29, 2004

Short Jabs

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If you can't beat 'em, promote 'em. Oscar De La Hoya, who failed in his move-up bid against middleweight champ Bernard Hopkins (right) in September, has made him a partner in his Golden Boy Promotions, which will front him in the future. As several boxing writers immediately pointed out, this gives the contentious Hopkins the opportunity to sue himself.... The U.S. team's only gold medal winner, light heavy Andre Ward, gets his first action as a pro on Dec. 18 in Los Angeles, on the undercard of the Antonio Tarver-Glen Johnson fight.

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