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De La Hoya's Announcement Creates Industry Chatter

By Osman Rodriguez

The boxing industry wheels are turning. A few days ago, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya announced on his personal Twitter page - "major announcement soon to come that will shake the boxing industry in a major way." De La Hoya plans to make the announcement on Tuesday.

From the moment De La Hoya posted his series of tweets, on March 2, several popular rumors have been swirling within the boxing industry. The rumors which are circulating strong are listed below.

1. The most popular industry rumor, at the moment, has De La Hoya announcing a return for a rematch with WBA 160-pound champion Felix Sturm, who De La Hoya defeated by way of a controversial decision in 2004. Some say the fight would take place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, with possible network coverage on CBS.

Sturm has a planned defense against Sebastian Zbik on April 14 in Germany and he could very well lose that fight.

Some of more knowledgeable industry insiders believe the De La Hoya comeback chatter is simply a swirve to drive reporters off-track from discovering the actual announcement.

2. The second most popular rumor is a possible multi-show deal between Golden Boy and Showtime's parent company, CBS, which involves several events being showcased on mainstream television and the deal may or may not tie in with Golden Boy's exclusive deal with the Barclays Center.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SixFootGiant on 03-06-2012

SMH this about to be the WOAT sports announcement since LeBron's "Decision"

Comment by PacquiaoATG on 03-06-2012

Wow I'm shock as hell. That's will shake the boxing industry? :gives:

Comment by tlarry on 03-06-2012

Is this a PR Bluff? Or is he coming back to fight Felix Trinidad?!!?

Comment by TR vs. GB on 03-06-2012

he better come through w/ some real good news this is pathetic if this is his announcement

Comment by KnockUTheFukOut on 03-06-2012

fukin Oscar...COME ON ALREADY! He did not give anytime or how he will announce it or anything :nonono:

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