American Boxer Calls Out Floyd Mayweather, Offers $100m To Fight Him

American Boxer Calls Out Floyd Mayweather, Offers $100m To Fight Him

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM
  • Floyd Mayweather is being taunted by impressive America boxer Oscar De La Hoya who is offering a huge amount for a bout
  • Latest reports from TMZ have it that the 48-year-old is keen on seeing the fight with the legend happen this year
  • As he exited the Rossoblu in L.A, Oscar De La Hoya announced that he will offer $100 million to fight Mayweather

American professional boxer and promoter Oscar De La Hoya has called for a fight between himself and Floyd Mayweather making huge offer according to TMZ.

The 48-year-old wants the fight to go down before the end of the year as he says he is ready to take on one of the greatest boxers of all-time.

The report claims Oscar De la Hoya made the statement as he headed out of the Rossoblu in Los Angeles with his girlfriend Holly Sonders.

Brutal Boxer Calls Out Floyd Mayweather and Makes $100 Million Offer
Floyd Mayweather offered $100m by Oscar De La Hoya for a fight. Photo: Cliff Hawkins
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He was asked how he felt having been hospitalised with COVID as CNN earlier reported he contracted the virus. Oscar De La Hoya said:

"5 days of hell"

But what he really wanted to talk about was returning to the ring.

"You know who I'm gonna call out for my next fight? Floyd Mayweather.
"I'll offer Floyd Mayweather $100 million."

De La Hoyais yet to enter the boxing ring since losing to Manny Pacquiao in 2008, but was scheduled to return to the against Vitor Belfort earlier this month, before he came down with COVID.

As for 44-year-old Floyd, he's been far more active. His last pro fight was against Conor McGregor in 2017, but he's had several exhibition fights since, including a June 2021 scrap against Logan Paul.

Eddie Hearn regrets promoting Mayweather vs Logan Paul fight

Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul took on each other in an eight-round exhibition fight last month; a bout which was heavily promoted by Eddie Hearn.

The famous boxing promoter has now admitted that he was uncomfortable promoting such a fight and further branded it as a ‘disgrace’.

Mayweather, an undisputed champion, went the entire eight rounds against the YouTuber in Miami in June and was mocked for failing to knock out the OAP.

Eddie Hearn who expressed disappointment about the fight now says such an encounter should never have occurred.

Mayweather shows of white range of exotic cars earlier reported that Floyd Mayweather is still loving the life of a billionaire despite hanging up his gloves for almost four years.

The 44-year-old posted a video on his Instagram page showing off his exotic cars parked in his compound with security guards around the house.

In the short video clip, the fleet of cars parked in Mayweather's garage were all white including the Range Rover, Maserati, Bentley and the likes.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.
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