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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.
By United Press International

Boxer Andre Ward sues promoter, seeks release from contract

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Super-middleweight boxer Andre Ward has sued his promoter, Goossen Tutor Promotions, claiming his nine-year contract violates California labor laws.
Former boxer Oscar De La Hoya going to rehab

Former boxer Oscar De La Hoya going to rehab

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Former boxer Oscar De La Hoya said he's missing what's billed as the biggest fight of the year because he's checking himself into rehab for substance abuse.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.
By United Press International

Ex-boxing champ Hector Camacho dead at 50

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Doctors in Puerto Rico confirmed the death Saturday of former boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho from a gunshot wound suffered this week.

Unveiling set for Kareem's Staples statue

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be the next Los Angeles sports star to be immortalized with a statue outside Staples Center, the Lakers announced.

Plaintiff to pay De La Hoya legal fees

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A New York judge ordered an alleged prostitute to pay the legal expenses in her unsuccessful lawsuit against former boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya.

Lakers to retire O'Neal, Wilkes jerseys

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Lakers announced plans to retire the jerseys of Shaquille O'Neal and Jamaal Wilkes this season.

Stripper forced to drop De La Hoya suit

NEW YORK, June 10 (UPI) -- A former stripper dropped her $25 million suit against Oscar De La Hoya after experts concluded photos of the boxing champ in drag had been digitally doctored.

Mayweather announces retirement

LAS VEGAS, June 6 (UPI) -- Floyd Mayweather Jr., the WBC unbeaten welterweight champion, announced his retirement from boxing Friday.

De la Hoya's ex claims she was bullied

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A former girlfriend of boxer Oscar de la Hoya said he bullied her into admitting that she doctored photos of him in drag.

De La Hoya stands up ex at slander hearing

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Boxer Oscar De La Hoya stood up former stripper Milana Dravnel at a New York hearing for a $25 million slander lawsuit she slapped on him, a report said.

Mayweather TK0s Hatton in 10th round

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Floyd Mayweather retained his WBC welterweight title by besting Ricky Hatton with a technical knockout at 1:35 in a 10-round fight in Las Vegas.

De La Hoya hit with $100 million lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A New York model has filed a $100 million lawsuit against boxer Oscar De La Hoya, alleging fraud, defamation and infliction of emotional distress.

De La Hoya loses title, gains baby

LAS VEGAS, May 7 (UPI) -- Oscar De La Hoya lost the super welterweight title in Las Vegas, but an hour after the match his wife Millie Corretjer announced a baby is on the way.

HBO chairman booked for assault

LAS VEGAS, May 7 (UPI) -- Home Box Office chief Chris Albrecht faces charges he assaulted his girlfriend in Las Vegas.

Mayweather beats De La Hoya

LAS VEGAS, May 5 (UPI) -- WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. Saturday night beat Oscar De La Hoya in a 12-round split decision in Las Vegas.

De La Hoya, Mayweather fight Saturday

LAS VEGAS, May 4 (UPI) -- A record revenue figure is likely when Oscar De La Hoya meets Floyd Mayweather Jr. for boxing's WBC junior middleweight title.

Bid on a dream with your loyalty credits

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- Some U.S. hotels and airlines are letting customers use their loyalty credits in online auctions, and the goods can be more exciting than an upgrade.

J.Lo high on 'influential' Hispanics list

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Bronx-born Jennifer Lopez will be on the cover of the new Spanish edition of People magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential Hispanics."

Moakler denies infidelity allegations

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Former Miss USA Shanna Moakler has denied every being unfaithful to her husband, rocker Travis Barker, and claims to be a good mother to her children.

De La Hoya wins title fight in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, May 7 (UPI) -- After a 20-month layoff, Oscar De La Hoya got a sixth-round technical knockout of Ricardo Mayorga Saturday night to capture the WBC super welter-weight title.

Oscar De La Hoya and wife have first child

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya and his wife, Millie Corretjer, have kicked off the new year by adding to the family. Their son, Oscar Gabriel, was born Dec. 29 at 9 pounds, 7 ounces, People magazine reported Tuesday.

Travis Barker and wife have Christmas baby

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and his actress/wife Shanna Moakler welcomed their second child on Christmas Eve.
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