Oscar De La Hoya hasn’t been coy about his feelings surrounding the circus that is Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather. The boxing legend (who happens to promoting a fight on HBO the same night) has bemoaned the spectacle of the fight. Now, a night before the bout is set to take place, De La Hoya has taken to Twitter to make his feelings even clearer. Twitter These sentiments from De La Hoya aren’t new. “Both guys are characters, they’re flamboyant, they do all their talking outside the ring,” De La Hoya said in May to CBS Sports. “It’s like a circus. Will we see that fight? I strongly feel we won’t. I believe that both men have too big of egos …
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