De La Hoya: “I will KO Pacquiao in 5”

Forget seeing a long battle between two powerhouses on December 6.’s national columnist and resident boxing expert Mark Kriegel spoke with Oscar De La Hoya at his training camp in Big Bear, California. The Golden Boy responded to ex-trainer Freddie Roach’s comments by saying his fight with Manny Pacquiao wouldn’t go to nine rounds. That’s because De La Hoya said he would knock out Pacquiao in five rounds.