You’ve probably already seen it making the rounds, but Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya has TOTALLY BLASTED and EVISCERATED the idea of a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, which seems like it might actually happen.
Here’s the full open letter. If you can’t see it here, click here for the original Facebook post.
To my fellow #boxing fans: I write in the hopes that together we can protect the sport of boxing. With each passing...Posted by Oscar De La Hoya on Thursday, May 25, 2017
Oscar makes perfectly valid points in this post. Mayweather-McGregor is a farce. It is a circus. It is entirely about money, and nobody involved is pretending that it’s not. De La Hoya really has a groove going in this open letter, as he rallies us to defend the noble sport of boxing against ridiculous cash-out ideas that will not be competitive fights and will, in the end, be an insult to the paying public, who will drop upwards of $99.95 on pay-per-view for the event.
And here’s Oscar last December saying McGregor should fight Canelo Alvarez: