Oscar De La Hoya introduced that will return to the ring for a struggle in opposition to former UFC champion Vitor Belfort.
De La Hoya, 48, will finish a retirement of nearly 13 years on September 11 in Las Vegas for what’s anticipated is an exhibition match. Golden Boy’s return is supported by Triller, a social media service that has aggressively entered fight sports activities in the final 12 months.
De La Hoya hasn’t had a struggle since dropping to Manny Pacquiao in December 2008. The 1992 Barcelona Olympic champion was one of the sport’s largest pay-per-view sights throughout his prime, incomes world titles in six divisions.
De la Hoya in his final struggle in opposition to Pacquiao (2008).
De La Hoya, who can be president of Golden Boy Promotions, praised Triller in a press release for his “revolutionary mannequin for redesigning boxing.”
Triller rapidly established himself in the boxing trade by selling unconventional fights similar to the entertaining show between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. and the struggle between Jake Paul and combined martial arts fighter Ben Askren. Triller’s performances embrace musical performances and the firm says it should placed on a complete music competition on De La Hoya’s return.
Who will probably be De La Hoya’s rival?
Belfort, 44, was a UFC gentle heavyweight champion and knocked out 12 opponents to earn a repute for his sturdy punch. The Brazilian has not had combined martial arts matches since 2018 and received his solely struggle as an expert boxer.