De La Hoya Reacts To Eddie Hearn Wanting Munguia For Berlanga: “Good Luck”


By Jake Tiernan: Golden Boy Promotions boss Oscar De La Hoya wished Eddie Hearn “good luck” with him attempting to get Jaime Munguia for tremendous middleweight contender Edgar Berlanga’s subsequent battle following his twelve spherical unanimous determination victory over Jason Quigley final Saturday night time on the Hula Theater at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York.

Berlanga & Hearn referred to as out Munguia (42-0, 33 KOs) after the battle, saying they wished him subsequent. When De La Hoya made it clear on Twitter that they’re not going to get Munguia, Hearn mentioned he would converse to DAZN after which return to him to as soon as once more focus on making the Berlanga-Munguia battle.

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In different phrases, DAZN will put stress on De La Hoya to have him let Berlanga battle Munguia. It’s unclear what the repercussions can be for Golden Boy if De La Hoya refuses to let Berlanga battle Munguia.

Eddie Hearn: So he’s a whole fool, to be trustworthy with you, as a result of his job is to placed on good fights for DAZN, and he hasn’t actually performed that with Jaime Munguia, has he? He’s most likely the worst-managed profession I’ve ever seen within the historical past of boxing, Jaime Munguia.

“His opponent listing has been terrible aside from Derevyanchenko not too long ago, who I do know is your good friend, however he’s additionally a light fighter, so what I’ll do with Oscar De La Hoya is I’ll converse to his bosses, and I’ll come again to him.

Edgar Berlanga: “Oscar has bought to close his mouth. He’s [Hearn] the very best within the enterprise. Individuals perceive. Eddie got here from the UK. He got here from one other facet of the world. He got here to the U.S. and took over, and he’s taking it over bought quickly.

“De La Hoya is a loopy man. Sooner or later he’s your good friend, and the following day he desires to speak about you. Clearly, you’ve seen what occurred with Canelo. He signed a three-fight take care of PBC. So he’s on one other community. What are we going to do?

“We’ve bought guys like Munguia, guys like Golovkin, guys like John Ryder that we are able to make occur rapidly. Yeah,” mentioned Berlanga when requested if he thinks De La Hoya is bitter in the direction of him. I had a sit down with him earlier than I signed with Eddie.

“He’s a man with Twitter fingers. He desires to sort his a** off. Chill, man. Loosen up. The love that you simply guys gave me throughout battle week. The quantity of consideration. The build-up for this battle was wonderful, bro,” mentioned Berlanga when requested if he was proud of Hearn.

“I’m going to again my promoter up whether or not who likes it or not. That is the man, and we’re positively going to make one thing occur massive after this battle. I left a mark. From the twelfth spherical, I’m selecting up from the twelfth spherical, and it’s recreation time. These guys are going to be in bother for positive.

“Nah,” mentioned Berlanga when requested if Quigley was his hardest battle. “I felt my hardest battle was Angulo as a result of he was a troublesome fighter who got here ahead and took punch.

“He [Quigley] simply had a selected recreation plan, which was to maneuver round. I take my hat off to him. He’s an awesome fighter. He caught in there, particularly within the twelfth spherical. He bought hit with some massive pictures.

“I broke his nostril with a jab. I broke his orbital bone with a jab. I’m simply pleased that I can go away off from the twelfth spherical and get again within the gymnasium in every week and simply run.”

Hearn: “The truth that all week, De La Hoya has been speaking about me is nice. Don’t overlook. My following might be 80% English. So if Oscar De La Hoya can assist my profile over right here, it’s incredible. I simply hope that he’s  going to be okay.”

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