Oscar de La Hoya’s return to the ring continues on the same date, but will now take place elsewhere. The Triller Fight Club undercard was transferred to Staples Center from Los Angeles California.
The change was confirmed by ESPN’s Mike Coppinger this Wednesday morning.
Triller’s Sept. 11 event featuring the Oscar De La Hoya vs. Vitor Belfort fight will be staged at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Triller’s Ryan Kavanaugh tells ESPN. LA home to De La Hoya; Staples Center host of Oscar’s first fight with Shane Mosley
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) July 21, 2021
From the pot, captured the Olympic gold in 1992, was champion of six different divisions in boxing. The Aztec does not see action after losing front Manny pacquiao in the ring in 2008, in a PPV from HBO made in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
After losing, Oscar he did not comment on his future. Four months later, From the pot announced his retirement from boxing.
The 48-year-old boxer analyzed the possibility of Returning in 2011. But at the last minute From the pot ended up changing his mind. Now, he seems ready to return to the ring after a long absence.
Active in contact sports since 1996, Belfort is considered by many, as one of the legends of the MMA on Brazil. “The Phenom” He was champion of the 12th edition and light heavyweight of UFC. Also former champion of the extinct Cage Rage and winner of MMA Awards for the knockout of the year 2013.
His strong striking and brutal knockout made him famous worldwide. With a record of 26-14 and 1 No Contest. At the age of 44, he already had a boxing match, in 2006, when he knocked out Josemario Neves.
Triller Fight Club will take place on September 11 at the Staples Center from Los Angeles California.