Mexican Oscar Duarte inks deal with Golden Boy
Undefeated super featherweight prospect, Oscar Duarte (4-0-1, 3 KOs) of Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico has signed a promotional agreement with Golden Boy Promotions.
The 20-year-old, who is managed by famous Mexican actor Gabriel Soto, will make his debut as a Golden Boy Promotions fighter on Feb. 19 at LA FIGHT CLUB at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
“Oscar De La Hoya and Canelo Alvarez are big heroes of mine and to be alongside them at Golden Boy Promotions is a dream come true for me,” said Oscar Duarte. “I am very grateful for the opportunity and feel a big responsibly to them to prove that I have what it takes to one day become a world champion. I want to thank my team, Gabriel Soto, Guillermo Rocha and Ricardo Mijares for helping me get to this point in my career.”
“Oscar Duarte is a promising young talent with the drive and motivation to become one of the best in the sport, which is why he belongs at Golden Boy,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “We want young fighters like him, that thirst for victory and have the courage to be the very best by challenging the very best, in our stable.”
“I am very happy at the opportunity to support and promote the career of my fighter, Oscar Duarte alongside Golden Boy Promotions,” said Gabriel Soto. “Duarte is a fighter with great promise and talent in the sport and surely in the future we will see large billboards of him on his road to becoming a world champion. Boxing fans should definitely keep him on their radar.”