Oscar De La Hoya Posts Video Of Himself In Hospital After Contracting Covid A Week Before Scheduled Fight Against Vitor Belfort

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Oscar De La Hoya’s long-awaited return to the ring against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been derailed due to a medical emergency.

On Friday afternoon it was reported that De La Hoya contracted Covid-19 prior to the match and would be forced out of the bout that is scheduled to be held next Friday. Triller, who is promoting the event, is attempting to replace De La Hoya with 58-year-old former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield.

Oscar De La Hoya went on to post of video of himself in the hospital after news broke of his situation.

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