While promoting the Mayweather-Maidana rematch in Las Vegas, Oscar De La Hoya spoke about his efforts to thaw the cold war with Top Rank, making fights the fans want, Canelo Alvarez’s next bout, working with Al Haymon, and Golden Boy’s arbitration with Richard Schaefer.
Onetime-allies turned rivals, promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum will meet next week to discuss ending the rift between Golden Boy and Top Rank, with both eager to see a matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Danny Garcia.
Oscar De La Hoya once again stated his desire to end boxing’s “Cold War” — the rift between Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank — in a recent interview with RingTV.com’s Francisco Salazar. De La Hoya also spoke about fans’ support of his recovery and return.
Bob Arum said that a Thursday meeting with his stepson and Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has “totally repaired” the Top Rank CEO’s acrimonious relationship with long-time promotional rival De La Hoya.