Followers categorical concern for Oscar de la Hoya after ’embarrassing’ commentary in Jake Paul’s win over Ben Askren… with the previous boxing world champion showing erratic and slurring his phrases within the broadcast
- Oscar de la Hoya appeared on Triller Battle Membership’s broadcast on Saturday evening
- The American was interviewed earlier than Frank Mir and Steve Cunningham’s bout
- Followers expressed concern for De la Hoya’s mind-set after he slurred his phrases
- UFC stars Daniel Cormier and Chris Weidman tweeted concerning the boxer’s TV stint
Boxing followers expressed their considerations for Oscar de la Hoya after the American boxing icon appeared to slur his phrases throughout a dwell broadcast on Saturday evening.
The 48-year-old appeared on the Triller Battle Membership broadcast for the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren battle on Saturday evening and gave the impression to be erratic and incoherent in his speech.
De la Hoya is returning to the ring after 13 years in boxing retirement and was discussing his potential choices when followers observed his unusual perspective.
Followers expressed concern about Oscar de la Hoya’s Saturday’s interview on Triller Battle Membership
De la Hoya got here on air and gave the impression to be erratic and started slurring his phrases dwell on air
The American mentioned dwell on air, whereas slurring his phrases: ‘You may anticipate a f***ing actual battle. An actual battle. Whoever I decide to be my opponent. You guess your a** that I am gonna be the most effective motherf****r on the market.
‘I all the time fought the perfect, and I am pleased with that. And whoever it’s, I have been retired for 14 years. However guess what I am decide the perfect.’
‘I do not care who it’s. I’ll battle till the top, I’ll bleed till the top. And I’ll go all the way down to the top.’
De la Hoya confirmed his love for Mike Tyson in an emotional declaration of help
At one stage, De la Hoya appeared down the digital camera and shouted: ‘Mike Tyson, I like you. Since you impressed me… at 56 years outdated… to make me assume and make me know that I can do it. You appeared nice. You are feeling nice. You have been superb.’
UFC star Daniel Cormier claimed De la Hoya was plastered on his dwell air responsibility which got here simply earlier than the conflict between Frank Mir and Steve Cunningham.
The 42-year-old tweeted on Saturday evening: ‘He’s not buzzing, Oscar De La Hoya is plastered! That is the craziest occasion I’ve ever seen in my life. And I can’t flip it off.’
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman added: ‘Oscar is feeling good proper now’
UFC veteran Daniel Cormier claimed that De la Hoya was ‘plastered’ throughout the interview
Different boxing followers additionally raised considerations about De la Hoya’s mind-set, with some claiming the interview with the retired star was unprofessional.
One fan tweeted: ‘Oscar De La Hoya is drunk as f***. That is probably the most unprofessional broadcast I’ve seen in a very long time.’
One other claimed: ‘As somebody who grew up on Oscar de la Hoya fights and articles, it is simply so embarrassing. Unhappy.’
Boxing followers took to social media to disclose their concern concerning the American boxer’s interview
In the meantime, one fan claimed: ‘Oscar de la hoya cannot really feel his face proper now.’
The ‘Golden Boy’ retired from boxing in 2008 and is presently rated because the sixteenth greatest boxer of all time by BoxRec.
De la Hoya received the gold medal in light-weight boxing throughout the 1992 Summer time Olympic Video games and was Ring Journal’s Fighter of the 12 months in 1995.
He ended his profession with a 39-6 document having misplaced to the likes of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather within the closing few bouts of his profession.