Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar De La Hoya are looking to renew acquaintances - and fatten their wallets.
The LOS ANGELES TIMES punches up news that both boxers are nearing a deal to meet in a rematch of their 2007 bout. As negotiations continue, a spokesman for Oscar’s Golden Boy Promotions says the fight will be held in September - possibly returning to the MGM in Vegas, or at the Home Depot Center in L.A. (Guess Dodger Stadium will have to wait.)
For De La Hoya & Mayweather, it’s a matter of pride - and pay-per-view buys. Over 2.4 million consumers ponied up to see Floyd top Oscar in a split decision.
We fondly remember viewing the May melee in the comfort of a haggard Hermosa Beach watering hole.