Oscar De La Hoya accuses Eddie Hearn of fighter poach attempt
8 months ago
By Super Admin
Golden Boy boss Oscar De La Hoya accused fellow promoter Eddie Hearn of trying to poach one of his fighters in a shock blast. || Super Admin
The former world champ transformed fighter handler hit out at Hearn following an interview where the Matchroom manager criticized the matchmaking of Jaime Munguia.
Hearn informed FightHubTV: "He requires to look at his own matchmaking, particularly Jaime Munguia. It's definitely dreadful and also awkward.
" If you intend to check out Canelo's résumé as well as slam, you're a total idiot."
Oscar De La Hoya critique of Canelo
The remarks was available in reaction to De La Hoya himself mentioning Canelo must step up his opposition and stop defeating on British challengers.
De La Hoya was irritated and also reacted in full sight of the general public by saying: "Oh God. Once more? Eddie Hearn, quit trying to poach another one of my world champions-- Jaime Munguia.
" Why is it difficult for you to build your own? To price quote Roger Mayweather, "you do not know s *** about boxing!"
The spat comes as Canelo pushes forward with a Mexico homecoming versus John Ryder in Jalisco on May 6.
Beaming when introducing the fight, Hearn as well as DAZN is once more involved with Canelo in spite of his free agency.
" This is a minute that will certainly be permanently engrained in the background of boxing and also Mexican sport," claimed Hearn.
" Canelo Alvarez safeguarding his undeniable champion in his hometown in front of 50,000 followers will certainly be amazing. A night we will never forget.
" In John Ryder, you have a required opposition that has paid his fees. He made his opportunity from good fortunes against Daniel Jacobs as well as Zach Parker.
" He awaits the ultimate obstacle. See you May 6 in Guadalajara for something amazing, survive DAZN."
Joe Markowski, CEO of DAZN Team North America department, added: "It does not grow than Canelo in Mexico. Canelo is returning home.
" John Ryder is concerning spoil the event after big wins versus Daniel Jacobs and also Zach Parker in 2022.
" This has the makings of a timeless. Listen to this historical event live on DAZN globally as well as in Mexico for the first time."
Canelo is seeking to make a fight with Dmitry Bivol or David Benavidez in September if successful. Either of those clashes would calm any type of critique aimed at the indisputable incredibly middleweight champion by De La Hoya or anybody else.
His tradition can not be questioned at this moment. And also if Canelo wants a number of stay-busy fights, he's gained them.
However, John Ryder is a workhorse as well as will certainly be no very easy night for the multi-weight ex-pound-for-pound king.
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