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Canelo vs Khan: De La Hoya invites Donald Trump to PPV card

Oscar De La Hoya is looking to generate some attention for his May 7 card.

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Oscar De La Hoya has invited Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to the May 7 HBO pay-per-view card in Las Vegas, saying he'd like to show Trump what Mexicans and Muslims "can generate" as the headline attractions at the new T-Mobile Arena.

"I want to take this opportunity to invite Mr. Trump to the Canelo versus Khan fight on May 7 in Las Vegas," De La Hoya said. "I have Amir Khan, a Muslim fighter from the U.K., fighting against the most popular boxer in Mexico, Canelo Alvarez, opening up the new T-Mobile Arena.

"We have an opportunity to show Mr. Trump just what Mexicans and Muslims can achieve -- and in a city that screams America: Las Vegas. Trump, let me invite you so that you can see what a Mexican and a Muslim can generate."

This bit of boxing trolling/attention seeking follows Top Rank's "#NoTrump Undercard" from April 9, on the fight headlined by Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. The whole thing is transparent, but it's kinda-sorta relevant to the show, and, hey, boxing news ain't exactly a-boomin' right now, so here's this post about DONALD TRUMP DONALD TRUMP

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