Oscar De La Hoya: 'Can take out Conor McGregor in two rounds'

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 01:30:03 AM. It remains to be seen whether Oscar De La Hoya is truly serious, but he said Monday he has been 'secretly training' and called out UFC star Conor McGregor for his comeback fight after nearly a decade in retirement. 'You know I'm competitive,' De La Hoya said. 'I still have it in me....
It remains to be seen whether Oscar De La Hoya is truly serious, but he said Monday he has been "secretly training" and called out UFC star Conor McGregor for his comeback fight after nearly a decade in retirement. "You know I'm competitive," De La Hoya said. "I still have it in me. I've been secretly training, secretly training. I'm faster than ever and stronger than ever. I know I can take out Conor McGregor in two rounds. I'll come back for that fight. Two rounds. Just one more [fight]. I'm calling him out. Two rounds, that's all I need. That's all I'm going to say. You heard it on Golden Boy Radio. Two rounds, that's all I need." Coach K: 'Young' Blue Devils prepared to face Spartans McCaffrey: Panthers' offense best when team 'plays fast' Judge calls winning ROY 'dream come true' Coach K jokes about Bilas at Duke sc De La Hoya made the comments on "Golden Boy Radio with Tattoo and the Crew," a three-hour daily digital radio show that debuted Monday with De La Hoya as a featured guest. De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KOs) won a 1992 Olympic gold medal and 10 world titles in a then-record six weight divisions as a professional boxer. He was the biggest pay-per-view star of his time and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2014. But De La Hoya has not fought since being savaged in a one-sided eighth-round knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 6, 2008. He retired shortly afterward, having lost three of his last five fights. De La Hoya, 44, did not...Read more
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