Boxing legend turned promoter Oscar De La Hoya appears to be at the centre of another backlash from fans on social media.

De La Hoya comes in for a lot of harsh words from fans from time to time, a bit harshly in my opinion.

Okay, he’s made mistakes, have not we all?

Lets look at this from a purely boxing fan perspective for a second.

He has put on a serious number of good fights over the years to be fair – most recently another Golovkin vs Canelo fight, that as a spectacle, was outstanding to watch.

And, when he was a fighter, De La Hoya always delivered action in the ring himself (mostly).

But, this back pedal from his reaction to Conor McGregor’s loss has once again down like a sack of potatoes with boxing fans:

An onslaught has come in once again: