(CNN)Hall of Popularity boxer Oscar De La Hoya has actually been hospitalized with, according to social networks posts from the fighter.
De La Hoya, who claims he is fully immunized, likewise introduced that his organized go back to the ring after nearly 13 years away will certainly be postponed.
“Preparing for this return has actually been every little thing to me over the last months, & & I desire to give thanks to every person for their incredible assistance,” De La Hoya, 48, composed on Twitter. “I am presently in the health center getting treatment and am confident I will be back in the ring before the year is up. God bless everyone and remain risk-free.”
In a video clip that accompanied the declaration, De La Hoya says, “I imply, what are the opportunities of me getting Covid? I’ve been dealing with myself, and also this actually, truly kicked my butt.”
De La Hoya, nicknamed “The Golden Boy,” was scheduled to fight Vitor Belfort on September 11 in Los Angeles. Battle marketer Triller confirms that the battle in between the two is off due to De La Hoya’s condition.Instead Belfort will deal with Evander Holyfield. De La Hoya is a 10-time globe champ
in six various weight classes, according to the International Boxing Hall of Popularity, which inducted De La Hoya in 2014. He was called best pound-for-pound competitor in the globe by The Ring magazine in 1997 and 1998. He won a gold medal as a light-weight in Barcelona in
1992, the only United States competitor to be Olympic champion that year.He battled in several of one of the most memorable specialist rounds in history, combating
other Hall of Famers 10 times, according to BoxRec.com.He beat Julio Cesar Chavez (two times), Hector Camacho, Arturo Gatti and Pernell Whitaker. He lost to “Sugar “Shane Mosley (twice), and also Bernard Hopkins, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and also Felix Trinidad.He additionally shed to Manny Pacquiao, a most likely Hall of Famer. His document in globe title battles is 24-5, according to BoxRec.com.De La Hoya created Golden Young boy Advertisings in 2002.