News | May 25 2017

Oscar De La Hoya attacks Mayweather-McGregor: ‘Shut down the circus!’

Oscar De La Hoya opens fire on Floyd Mayweather fighting Conor McGregor
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FLOYD MAYWEATHER is considering UFC star Conor McGregor’s offer to fight. Stephen Espinoza, the general manager of Showtime Sports, has just told Boxing News why his network would broadcast it. But Oscar De La Hoya, a rival of Mayweather’s who promotes Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin, has delivered a broadside of his own towards the potential Mayweather-McGregor match-up. On his social media he posted the open letter below:

To my fellow boxing fans,

I write in the hopes that together we can protect the sport of boxing.