‘We Don’t Need That’ – Oscar De La Hoya’s Scandalous Birthday Plan Causes a Stir

Published 01/25/2023, 2:04 AM EST

There is no denying that Oscar De La Hoya is boxing’s very own ‘Golden Boy’. With eleven world titles in six weight classes, including the lineal championship in three weight classes. He is widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters of all time. He retired from the sport in the year 2008. And has since been a full-time promoter with his ‘Golden Boy Promotions’. Meanwhile, he has also been notorious for causing chaos on social media for his hilarious, and often outlandish, antics and statements. In fact, he recently recreated the magic on Twitter with a rather intriguing question.

Oscar De La Hoya weighs in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for their upcoming fight on May 5, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two will meet for Mayorga’s WBC Junior Middleweight Championship tomorrow night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/WireImage)

De La Hoya retired with an impressive 38-6-0 record, having faced legends like Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Moreover, it can be said that his current career as a boxing promoter is equally successful with a myriad of notable names under his roster. He also has a penchant for leaving social media losers tongue-tied with his statements.


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In a recent tweet, he asked his followers for tips on leaning out. Additionally, he also mentioned that he was trying to fit into a thong for his 50th birthday. Notably, this statement came at a time when he was trolled by Luke Rockhold for sporting ‘fake abs’ in a picture.

Oscar De La Hoya sends fans into a frenzy

Oscar De La Hoya intrigued a lot of fans with his query. In fact, a lot of fans took to social media to share their thoughts about the same.

A fan mentioned that they wished to see the Ryan Garcia vs Gervonta Davis fight instead.

Moreover, a fan felt that he should not eat until the contract is signed.

Additionally, some fans were quick to give diet tips, with many even asking him to go on a juice cleanse.

Meanwhile, many suggested malicious drug usage to achieve his goal.


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However, a fan was quick to point out that De La Hoya should rather keep his business to himself.


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What are your thoughts on De La Hoya’s statement? Let us know in the comments below.

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Joshua Ben Joseph

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.

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