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On this day, 24 years ago Oscar De la Hoya (24) fought against Pernell Whitaker …



On that day 24 years ago, Oscar De la Hoya (24) fought against Pernell Whitaker (33). At that time, De La Hoya and Whitaker were # 2 and # 3 ranked pound for pound. Both opponents were chasing the WBC welterweight title De La Hoya won this fight, Whitaker was not happy with the result and even asked his opponent for a rematch “anytime, anywhere”. However, the De La Hoya promoter has said there will be no rematch. . . . . . . . . . . . .

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