Legendary boxer Oscar De La Hoya resumes professional career. 47-year-old American revealed plans to return to the ring.
The former world champion in six weight categories hired a crew to return to the ring. It is reported Boxing Scene.
The Return Of De La Hoya
According to Oscar, he hired a small team which will monitor the state of his muscles and tendons.
The next stage is a full – fledged Boxing camp. Then 2-3 stage I will spar with boxers of the world level,
– said the American.
Boxer hopes that in September will be able to hold for 12 rounds of sparring.
Return to the ring Oscar is scheduled for 2021 year. “If I won’t, of course,” added said De La Hoya.
What is known about De La Hoya?
His last fight, De La Hoya held 6 December 2008. He lost to Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao by TKO in the 8th round.
By quantity of the won titles in different weight categories, he is second only to Manny Pacquiao.
In total, he played 45 matches and scored 39 victories, six more fights Oscar lost.
The Oscar is a great boxer regardless of weight category (1997-1999), according to the magazine The Ring, Olympic champion in 1992 in the category up to 60 kilograms.
The fights with his participation, was purchased on cable telehealth in the amount of 696,000,000 dollars.
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