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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Oscar De La Hoya takes shots at fight on Twitter

Oscar De La Hoya apologized to boxing fans on behalf of boxing.

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There is no love lost between Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather, and that's nothing new. So with Mayweather-Pacquiao turning out to be a pretty routine Floyd Mayweather fight, De La Hoya took to Twitter to take some digs at the fight.

Now, look, everyone likes fights that make us jump out of our seats. That is not exactly a hot take. When a fight is awesome, we all agree it's cool and great that it's happening. And Canelo-Kirkland is a good fight that we're all looking forward to watching, I'd say. Or most of us. Or at least me. I am. I'm happy that fight's coming next weekend.

But does anyone remember De La Hoya apologizing to boxing fans when he was lining his pockets with Mayweather's fights against Juan Manuel Marquez, Shane Mosley, Robert Guerrero, and Canelo Alvarez? Because I don't seem to recall him doing that, and those fights were every bit as subjectively dull as Mayweather-Pacquiao.

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But it's all just Oscar being Oscar, really. No big deal.