- Bad news for Óscar de la Hoya.
- After revealing that he was raped at age 13, he is hospitalized for coronavirus.
- “I am sure that I will return to the ring before the end of the year,” he commented.
More bad news in the world of sports. After revealing that he was raped at age 13, former professional boxer Óscar de la Hoya is hospitalized for coronavirus. Through his social networks, he shared a video that made his followers worry.
“What are the chances that I will get it? (referring to the coronavirus). I’ve been taking care of myself and this really, really kicked my ass,” commented the Golden Boy Promotions promoter from a hospital bed.
“I feel bad, bad, bad”: Óscar de la Hoya
In another video of just a few seconds, Óscar de la Hoya confessed that he feels “bad, bad, bad”, besides that he could not breathe well and was very sore. It should be noted that the former boxer had a fight against Victor Belfort scheduled on September 11, but for obvious reasons, he will not be able to do so.
It did not take long for different personalities, both from entertainment and sports, to express their wishes for an early Recovery. Boy, this news took boxing lovers and the general public by surprise.
“I am in the hospital receiving treatment”
With more than 50 thousand likes to date and thousands of comments, this publication by Óscar de la Hoya says the following: “I wanted you to hear directly from me that despite being fully vaccinated, I contracted Covid and I will not be able to fight the next weekend”.
“Preparing for this comeback has been everything for me over the past few months and I want to thank everyone for their tremendous support. I am currently in the hospital receiving treatment and I am sure I will be back in the ring before the year is out. God bless you all and take care ”.
They wish Óscar de la Hoya a speedy recovery
One of the first to react to this news was the Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz, who expressed himself as follows: “Courage champion. You are also going to win this fight. Big hug, friend ”, while the actor Mario López said:“ God bless you, carnal ”.
For his part, the Puerto Rican singer and actor Ricky Martin sent Óscar de la Hoya “a lot of strength” and the Chilean conductor Mario Kreutzberger, better known as Don Francisco, wrote: “Óscar… We send you a lot of energy and we hope you recover very soon … A big hug … “(TO WATCH THE VIDEO, CLICK HERE).
He was raped at age 13
The return to boxing was close for Óscar de la Hoya (hospitalized for coronavirus), who has been away from the ring for more than ten years. His preparation for his next match took a backseat as he revealed that he was sexually abused in his youth.
“I was raped by an older woman at the age of 13. At 13 I lost my virginity to being raped. I was in Hawaii at a tournament, she was an older woman, about 35 years old, “the Golden Boy explained in a revealing interview for the LA Times.
“You don’t know how to deal with it”, accepts Óscar de la Hoya
The promoter of Golden Boy Promotions accepted that this situation brought him many traumas that he never knew how to deal with, and even took refuge in alcohol as an escape route to try to forget what happened: “You suppress everything. You are living this life, but suddenly that is still there. ”
“I never processed it, I never thought about what my feelings would be like until it arises on its own and you don’t know how to deal with it. Drowning in alcohol, trying to forget, or trying to connect. It was something very traumatic, ”concluded Óscar de la Hoya, who was the holder of 11 world titles (With information from Agencia El Universal).
“If they are going to me…, let him be the best”: Óscar de la Hoya
Just a few weeks ago, Óscar de la Hoya confessed that he knew they could “mad…”, but he has no problem with that. At 48 years of age, and almost 13 years after his last professional fight, the Golden Boy has in mind to return to professional boxing (not a series of exhibitions) and challenge nothing more and nothing less than “Canelo.”
The promoter assured that he wants to face Saúl Álvarez next year, considered the best pound for pound of today. At that time, an exhibition lawsuit was agreed before a former UFC fighter, which would help him get a rhythm (Filed under: After revealing that he was raped at age 13, Óscar de la Hoya is hospitalized for coronavirus).
De la Hoya and “Canelo” didn’t look good at all
It should be remembered that Óscar de la Hoya, with an outstanding career in professional boxing from 1994 to 2007, and the Mexican boxer Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez made a duo for more than a decade, but a year ago they ended their employment relationship, and there was nothing left. well.
“No, I don’t see it as a risk. ‘Do you think Canelo is going to knock me out? I have a good jaw. The styles make the fight and no one can block my jab, “Oscar told ESPN prior to the show he presented several weeks ago in California:” If they are going to mad …, that madr … the best.
The ex-boxer’s plan was serious
“The plan is to do a fight in September and do another in November. Then on Cinco de Mayo 2022 challenge the best boxer in the world who is Mayweather and if he does not want to give me revenge, challenge Canelo Álvarez ”, Oscar de la Hoya said on that occasion
The question is whether “Canelo” Álvarez would be willing to give him a chance, and more than anything, because of everything that happened, and they have said to each other, after they concluded their employment relationship. Saúl Álvarez is barely 30 years old (With information from Agencia Reforma).
“Canelo” calls Óscar de la Hoya ‘fuc… traitor’
Not to be believed. Óscar de la Hoya and Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez took their gloves off on social media a few weeks ago. The “Golden Boy” criticized the Mexican Saúl Álvarez in a video where he was giving advice to a child above the ring.
“Please, this guy does everything wrong. Head up when he throws hooks. On the heels, with flat feet. What else? Oh yes, avoid @twincharlo, “Oscar wrote in the comments without imagining the response of the Mexican boxer.
“Do me a favor and go to shit …”
Later, the man from Guadalajara, who was on his honeymoon at the time, replied: “Do you really want to talk to me? Damn traitor. Do me a favor and go to hell … “, wrote the best fighter pound for pound on the planet. The two had a relationship of more than 10 years as a promoter and a boxer, something that ended a few months ago.
Now, with the health problems that Óscar de la Hoya faces, we will have to wait if “Canelo” Álvarez sends him his wishes for a speedy recovery or the lawsuit will continue despite the bad time that the “Golden Boy” is going through (With information from the Agency Reform). Filed Under: After revealing that he was raped at age 13, Oscar de la Hoya is hospitalized for coronavirus.
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