Oscar 'The Golden Boy' De La Hoya caused Amir Khan to have a good chuckle this week, along with many other UK sports fans. Fight week has been in full flow all week ahead of this weekend's Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan showdown from interviews, to press conferences, to social media debate, to 24/7 segments. One particularly funny clip we…
De La Hoya seen at Conor McGregor after party, Oscar back drinking?
Oscar De La Hoya it is widely known had some problems like many have had in the past as pertaining to certain substance issues, but a photo has emerged that may or may not show him indulging in alcohol again last weekend at Conor McGregor’s after party, following the Irishman’s monumental UFC triumph in Las Vegas.
Oscar is a man tremendously respected within the fight game, not just for his sporting accomplishments but also since retiring, the huge strides and contributions he has made for the sport as a promoter, where his company Golden Boy Promotions always try to put on the best fights they can, to be fair to them.
It is understood that the Oscar is in recovery at the moment for his past issues with alcohol and other substances, after a widely reported troubled few years since retirement.
Here’s the picture that apparently shows Oscar in party mode at the weekend, but it must be pointed out, it could easily be a non alcoholic drink in his hand – we’ll let you decide:
Whatever the case might be, we wish the ‘Golden Boy’ nothing but the best here at Boxing News and Views and hope to see him making some of the biggest fights in the sport become a reality in 2016, after a stellar 2015 that included the recent Golden Boy promotions like Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto and Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux.