Oscar De La Hoya Speaks The Truth – Canelo vs GGG 3 Was F–ken Dud, GGG Old As F–k

Oscar De La Hoya wasn’t so impressed with the way Canelo Alvarez And Gennadiy Golovkin concluded their rivalry on Saturday, having promoted their first two meetings in 2017 and 2018, with both regarded as one of the best fights in those years respectively. The former multi division champion and Golden Boy Promotions President believes that the fight didn’t live up to expectations.

Canelo Alvarez Vs Gennadiy Golovkin GGG 3 Trilogy Photo 5

Canelo emerged a decisive winner in their third meeting at the T-Mobile Arena, picking up a unanimous decision GGG in front or the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday 17th September 2022. The fight headlined a DAZN fight Card put together to commemorate the Mexican Independence Day.

“The truth is everyone is afraid of speaking the truth,” De La Hoya stated Sunday morning via social media. ‘[T]he fight was a f—–n dud. GGG was old [as] f— and [Canelo] can’t hold [Bernard] Hopkins’ jockstrap.”

Canelo Alvarez moved up in weight and faced the then undefeated Gennadiy Golovkin at Middleweight back in 2017 and gave the fierce knockout artist a fight, impressively battling with him to earn a controversial split draw in 2017 and went toe to toe again a year later, picking up a close Majority decision victory after 12 rounds of back and forth battle at the T-Mobile Arena, taking home the WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight titles sparking a new chapter to a career that has seen him win titles at two more weight classes and most recently defending his undisputed status at 168 pounds.

Surprisingly, the action and intensity in the first two meetings was missing in the third meeting as GGG started slow and Canelo, who has competed and knocked out bigger fighters, as high as the Light Heavyweight couldn’t capitalize. Canelo was expected by many to end the fight within the distance but both as usual battled it out the full 12 rounds with Canelo picking up the early rounds and GGG coming out in the second half of the fight.

Canelo parted with Golden Boy before the third fight and even with the awful split with the Promotion De La Hoya was able to wish them both well before the fight.

“Wishing @Canelo and @GGGBoxing all the best and may they have all the strength and courage possible to deliver the fans an all out WAR,” De La Hoya tweeted hours before the fight.


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