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Sports are a major contributing factor in the Chicano/a community. It constructs ones gender by oppressing women due to their exclusion in partaking in sporting events as well as by providing an outlet for men to vent and regain their manhood. Delgado’s article, “Golden But Not Brown” refers to Oscar de la Hoya and how some in the Chicano/a community view him as lacking masculinity; comparing him to “El Lion”, Julio Cesar Chavez. “El lion” evokes a more traditional and manly way of boxing which is an aggressive one while Oscar de la Hoyas involves more strategy and movement. He is often described as a pretty boy for this by the machistas in the Chicano/a community. De la Hoya’s particular style of boxing earned him a gold medal in the 1992 Summer Olympics and have ranked him as one of the best boxers as well as one of the most successful. Now predominantly a promoter, running his company “Golden Boy Productions” he is a success story in the neighborhoods of East Los Angeles. Yet, even with all this fame and fortune he is often ridiculed for his ”winning and sunny demeanor” outside t…