Oscar De La Hoya Goes The Distance To Defend Title – February 18, 1995 (This Day In Boxing History)
There was a point where not many people could go the distance with Oscar De La Hoya.
But John John Molina was the first to achieve this. Still, De La Hoya came out on top via unanimous decision, successfully defending his WBO lightweight title.
Molina went down in the first round, but managed to get back up and kept the fight going to the 12th and final round.
De La Hoya is ranked as the 29th best boxer of all time. He was named Fighter of the Year in 1995, and went on to win 11 world titles in six weight classes.