Oscar De La Hoya has been teasing his go back to the ring considering that last August, and also over the weekend break, the 48-year-old Hall of Popularity fighter ultimately made his comeback show up one action more detailed to coming true by revealing a Freedom Day weekend break day.
“July 3, I’m making my comeback,” De La Hoya stated to eliminate Club founder Snoop Dogg throughout a Triller interview Friday.
With his tendency to develop target markets still running at peak degrees, De La Hoya essentially went down the microphone and also strolled off phase secs after without dropping even more information right into the fistic fireworks he guaranteed.
ESPN’s Marc Raimondi has used even more information right into De La Hoya’s return, reporting that the six-division champ has authorized a multi-fight take care of Triller, and also, per the system’s proprietor Ryan Kavanaugh, the Golden Kid will certainly make his return versus a significant UFC fighter in Texas, with AT&T Stadium in Dallas being just one of the location opportunities.
One frontrunner for the battle might be Conor McGregor. De La Hoya and also McGregor have actually traded barbs and also approved informal difficulties from each various other for many years, however absolutely nothing significant has ever before emerged from the small talk.
De La Hoya has been relinquished boxing considering that he experienced a discriminatory pounding to Manny Pacquiao in 2008. In retired life, he’s been the face of his advertising firm.
Nonetheless in current months, the Los Angeles born-and-bred fighter and also 1992 Olympics gold champion has revealed his wish to fight it out it up once again.
De La Hoya has signed up with the long-retired famous similarity Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr., Evander Holyfield and also Floyd Mayweather Jr. that have actually just recently involved or revealed passion in partaking in event suits.
It is not yet clear if De La Hoya will certainly battle in an event suit or a specialist spell.
In February, De La Hoya was approved a brand-new boxing Federal ID by The Golden State.
De La Hoya has formerly revealed he might conveniently make weight at 160 extra pounds, and also fighters such as Marcos Maidana have actually been thought about as a feasible dancing companion.
“I have been training. I seriously feel incredible. I feel amazing. With me, I always fought the very best, and why not?” De La Hoya stated last October. “None of this ducking fighters like the way fighters duck everyone today. They make it impossible because they price themselves out. It’s a huge problem … George Foreman did it, and I think I can do it as well … I feel like a million, million bucks. It’s crazy.”
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