Oscar De La Hoya admits he’s eager to check himself in opposition to both Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez or Floyd Mayweather as soon as he fights Vitor Belfort.
The Golden Boy CEO has not fought since 2008 when he was outfought and outclassed by Manny Pacquaio.
Nevertheless, on the age of 48, ‘The Golden Boy’ will as soon as once more lace up his gloves to tackle UFC legend Belfort in September on Triller.
Though celeb exhibition bouts are extraordinarily en vogue in boxing at this very second, the combat will probably be contested underneath skilled guidelines and sanctioned by the California State Athletic Fee.
De La Hoya has vowed each he and Belfort, a famend knockout artist from his time with the UFC, will ‘kick the s*** out of one another’ on September 11.
But the California-native is extraordinarily assured of victory and is even eyeing a rematch with Mayweather or perhaps a grudge match with former protégé Canelo subsequent.
“I’ve all the time been a fighter that desires to combat the easiest,” De La Hoya informed Marc Raimondi.
“[But] I’m not going to be preventing Floyd or Canelo instantly. Let me a minimum of shake the cobwebs out, give me an opportunity to see how I look.
“However in that third combat, I wouldn’t mid preventing Floyd or Canelo.”
Canelo and De La Hoya had a somewhat acrimonious fall-out final 12 months, with the Mexican pound-for-pound celebrity since flourishing working as a free agent.
The previous six-weight world champion suffered a unanimous resolution loss to Mayweather in 2007 of their star-studded bout, earlier than then dropping to Pacquaio.
Since then, the veteran has taken to selling fighters himself – earlier than getting the urge to combat once more himself.
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