Timothy bradley, former champion in the super light and welterweight divisions, commented on the return of Oscar de la hoya to the ring and assured that at 48 years old he can still box at a good level.
“It is extremely surprising,” he confessed Bradley in ESPN. “I think he comes back because he understands that today’s money is a lot more than when he was the number one fighter. Oscar he is a great name in sports, he is relevant as a promoter ”.
From the pot announced that he will return to fight next July 3 on a billboard of the promoter Triller. The rival is yet to be defined, as is the headquarters, although it was mentioned that it is possibly the AT&T Stadium, house of the Dallas cowboys.
“Today’s boxers have no foundations and they can’t deal with speed and power,” he said. Bradley. “Even at 48 (years), From the pot he has a left hook that can knock down a buffalo. He retired decently at 36 and has to re-analyze his last two performances. “
Oscar finished with a professional record of 39-6 (30 KO’s) and entered the ring for the last time on December 6, 2008 against Manny pacquiao, who dominated him during the fight and in the eighth round sent him to the canvas to win by knockout.
“He was defeated by Pacquiao in eight rounds by technical knockout, but many knew that he was exhausted, “he said. Timothy. “From the pot defeated a bloated welterweight like Steve Forbes and, in his defense, Forbes he was extremely talented and skilled. “
In 2008, the same year he fell against Pacquiao, faced Forbes in Carson, California, and From the pot he defeated him by unanimous decision by cards of 119-109, 120-108 and 119-109.
“If you look back on his career, I can’t say that he was brutally defeated or was knocked out consecutively in the end,” he opined. Timothy bradley. Can you compete? I think so, because the motivation is there for a reason that he understands and knows ”.