back to top

Oscar De La Hoya Going To Rehab, Will Miss Huge Fight That His Company Is Promoting

It's the second time this has happened.

Posted on

This weekend, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will take on Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in a highly anticipated fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Alvarez works with Golden Boy Promotions, the company whose president is ex-fighter Oscar De La Hoya, one of the richest/most famous/handsomest boxers of all time. Just a sexy, sexy man. De La Hoya, though, announced today that he'll miss the bout to check himself into rehab; he's talked in the past about having problems with alcohol and other drugs. It's the second time this has happened before a big fight he was promoting.

The fight will continue as planned, as will sales of De La Hoya's self-titled 2000 Latin pop album.