Oscar De La Hoya has introduced a return to boxing aged 48 this July because the legend turns into the most recent fighter to return out of retirement.
The previous six-weight world champion, who completed his profession with a 39-6 report, hung up his gloves in 2008 following an enormous defeat to Manny Pacquiao.
However similar to Mike Tyson, the ‘Golden Boy’ might be stepping again into the ring after greater than a decade out towards an unconfirmed opponent on July 3.
The American icon introduced the information in weird trend: with a damaged microphone, alongside rap artist Snoop Dogg, at a press convention for YouTuber Jake Paul’s upcoming struggle towards UFC fighter Ben Askren.
De La Hoya will definitely hope his comeback struggle goes higher than the announcement, as these in attendance may hardly hear him say: ‘July 3, I’m making my comeback’.
The boxer dropped the mic and walked off stage, earlier than Snoop Dogg was compelled to repeat what he stated.
De La Hoya is the most recent legendary fighter to make a comeback, following Tyson’s exhibition bout towards Roy Jones Jr final November – which, just like the Paul struggle, was additionally produced by social media platform Triller.
Whereas we’re but to find who De La Hoya will face, it’s hoped Tyson’s subsequent struggle might be towards well-known rival Evander Holyfield, 58, on Could 29 on the Exhausting Rock Stadium.
Iron Mike, 54, not too long ago stated: “I simply need all people to know, the struggle is on with me and Holyfield.
“Holyfield’s a humble man, I do know that. And he’s a person of God, however I’m God’s man.
“And, pay attention, I’m going to achieve success on Could 29th.”