By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline
Published: 08:59 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 08:59 BST, 2 May 2021
Oscar de la Hoya's first opponent in 12 years is promised to be 'worldwide news' and 'one of the biggest fights this year'.
The 48-year-old boxing legend announced that he will return to the boxing ring on July 3, having not fought since his December 2008 stoppage loss to Manny Pacquiao.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
There have been reports that the former six-weight world champion could step into the ring against an MMA superstar.
Promoters have promised Oscar de la Hoya's comeback opponent will make 'worldwide news'
De la Hoya announced his intentions to return to the ring on July 3 back in March
Ryan Kavanaugh, film producer for social media app Triller who are promoting the fight, has promised that his opponent in two months will be big news.
He told the Sun: 'We are almost done, but if we get this person it will be worldwide news.
'I'd argue it would be one of the biggest fights in the world this year.
'It would be someone of Oscar's same skill and notoriety and history and persona