Oscar De La Hoya, who was hospitalized with Covid, withdrew from the Vitor Belfort fight.
De La Hoya, 48-year-old, was planned to battle in Los Angeles following 13 years from the ring. The fighter said because of his conclusion, he needed to pull out.
Lobby of Fame fighter Oscar De La Hoya has been hospitalized with advancement Covid-19, he declared Friday via web-based media.
“That is to say, what are the odds of me getting Covid? I’ve been dealing with myself and this outrageously kicked my a- – ,” the warrior said in a video from his medical clinic bed.
De La Hoya, 48-year-old, was planned to battle Vitor Belfort on Set. 11 in Los Angeles following 13 years from the ring. The fighter said because of his conclusion, he needed to pull out.
“Preparing for this comeback has been everything to me over the last months, and I want to thank everyone for their tremendous support,” he said in a statement accompanying the video. “I am currently in the hospital getting treatment and am confident I will be back in the ring before the year is up. God bless everyone and stay safe.”
De La Hoya’s match with Belfort would have been the headliner of a Triller Fight Club. Fellow benefactor Ryan Kavanaugh disclosed to ESPN that Evander Holyfield has consented to step in and battle Belfort.
De La Hoya, otherwise called “The Golden Boy,” has won 10 world titles in six distinctive weight classes, as indicated by the International Boxing Hall of Fame, which enlisted him in 2014. He was one of the most well known fighters throughout the entire existence of the game, producing countless dollars from his compensation per-see matches, biography.com revealed. His last proficient battle was a misfortune to Manny Pacquiao in 2008. The warrior resigned the next year.