Report: Floyd Mayweather Open to Oscar De La Hoya Fight for $100M Purse

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is apparently “open” to a possible rematch with Oscar De La Hoya.

TMZ Sports reported Saturday sources
near to Mayweather stated the boxing match would be contingent on De
La Hoya showing he can provide a nine-figure payday after making that
deal in an interview with TMZ previously today.

” You understand who I’m gon na call out
for my next battle? Floyd Mayweather,” De La Hoya stated. “I’ll provide Floyd Mayweather $100 million.”

The boxing super stars formerly dealt with
off in an extremely expected May 2007 encounter.

Mayweather, 44, won that clash by split
choice. While there were prepare for a possible rematch, “Money” chose rather to get in the very first of numerous in-ring retirements
following a win over Ricky Hatton in December 2007.

The previous five-division world champ
has actually considering that scored wins over Shane Mosley, Saul “Canelo”.
Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao, to name a few, while enhancing his profession.
record to 50 -0.

Mayweather’s last main battle was a.
knockout of UFC star Conor McGregor in August 2017, though he’s taken.
on a number of exhibits, consisting of a June occasion with YouTuber Logan.

” There disappears genuine defend me,” he informed Lance Pugmire of The Athletic prior to the Paul bout. “Only.

It seems like an ensured $100
million check might get him to alter that position.

Meanwhile, De La Hoya last combated in.
December 2008 when he lost to Pacquiao.

The 48- year-old Los Angeles local was.
set to return for an exhibit battle with MMA fighter Vitor Belfort.
on Sept. 11, however he was required to withdraw due to the fact that of COVID-19 His.
preparations for that display made him understand he might still have.
Something left in the tank.

” I’ve been training for rather a.
while now, and I really sparred a few days ago, and I didn’t understand I.
was that excellent?” De La Hoya informed DAZN’s Chris Mannix in March. “I.
forgot how great I was. There’s something there, I wish to keep.
sparring, keep training. I wish to see how my body holds up.”

While there would definitely be interest.
in a rematch in between 2 of the sport’s long time headliners, it’s.
uncertain whether The Golden Boy might provide a $100 million bag to.
Mayweather and still have enough to make the occasion beneficial for.
himself. Sources from Mayweather’s camp informed TMZ they “extremely.
doubt” it’ll take place.

That stated, in the meantime, the ball is back in.
De La Hoya’s court.

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