Oscar de la hoya He was discharged after revealing that he tested positive for coronavirus last Friday, September 3.
“Hello everyone, I’m out of the hospital,” said the Golden boy in your account Twitter. “I was there for 3 days and the coronavirus hit me very hard. I was in the best shape of my life and I really can’t wait to get back in the ring. Thank you for the good wishes and your support ”.
Hello everyone, I’m out of the hospital. I was there for 3 days. COVID hit me really hard. I was in the best shape of my life, and I really can’t wait to get back in the ring. Thank you very much for all your good wishes and all your support. I really appreciate it.
– Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) September 8, 2021
From the pot complied with his vaccination schedule, but just over a week after his fight against Vitor Belfort He announced on his social media that he was struggling with the virus.
In the video, he was seen with a hoarse voice and saying that he felt bad with severe chest pains and that he could not breathe well.
The Golden boy He was going to return to the ring at the age of 48 to face the former mixed martial arts fighter, Belfort, in a fight scheduled for September 11.
I wanted you to hear directly from me that despite being fully vaccinated, I contracted Covid and I will not be able to fight next weekend. Preparing for this comeback has been everything to me over the past few months and I want to thank everyone for their tremendous support. pic.twitter.com/9q4NUnccl7
– Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) September 3, 2021
A few hours later it was announced that Evander holyfield will replace Oscar with 58 years, in a fight that will be taken as an official fight to 8 rounds, in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
Oscar de la hoya showed enthusiasm and his good physical condition during the time he was preparing to return 13 years later to a ring, after in 2008 he was knocked out by Manny pacquiao.
It is not yet known when he will return Oscar to the ring, but he pointed out that he will seek to be back when before the end of the year.
The rest of the boxing year has fights like Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez–Caleb Plant, Anthony Joshua– Oleksandr Usyk and Deontay Wilder–Tyson fury III ..