Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, forty seven-years-old, admits he was closely inspired to come back to the ring after staring at Mike Tyson’s performance in November.
Tyson, 54-years-ancient and a former undisputed heavyweight champion, retired from the activity in 2005, and again battled to an eight circular draw with Roy Jones Jr.
He plans to fight once again in the coming months.
De La Hoya, a five division world champion, has been discussing the idea of a comeback for months.
The “Golden Boy’ walked faraway from boxing in 2008 after suffering a one-sided TKO defeat at the hands of Manny Pacquiao.
in contrast to Tyson, De La Hoya is attracted to taking half in totally sanctioned fights towards the absolute best – like IBF middleweight champion Gennadiy Golovkin.
but earlier than he strikes further in the course of a comeback, De La Hoya desires to speak with Tyson to get his strategies and lifestyles method on what it takes to make the total return swing.
“I’m pondering it, yeah, completely. I do wanna check with Mike Tyson about how he felt, just his philosophy on why he did it, how he did it — as a result of he seemed phenomenal. He regarded first-rate. For a guy who’s 54, 56 years old, he regarded in striking shape. sure, his timing might’ve been off simply a bit of but he regarded respectable. And so i used to be very happy for him and that i would like to choose his mind on just the system, and the way it took him to get to that intellect body, to the degree,” De La Hoya informed Fighthype.com.
“So we’ll see after that dialog how I think. however yeah, I’m fit, I’m really running on daily basis. I suppose exceptional. I’m at about 169 right now, so I feel i will be able to get right down to 154. So we’ll see.”