Earlier this week, Oscar De La Hoya claimed he had “40-50 UFC fighters” contacting him about signing with Golden Boy MMA, now Dana White has continued their what seems to be eternal back and forth in the media.
Speaking with Mike Greenberg of ESPN’s GET UP, the UFC President challenged De La Hoya to a televised debate and wanted both of them to publicly be drug tested.
“Oscar De La Hoya is a liar. He has no facts. Listen, if Oscar wants to, we can get someone from the pay-per-view industry, or however he wants to do it, we can sit down with numbers,” White claimed. “Listen, the reality of it is he doesn’t know anything about his business. He just did an interview with the kid at TSN in Canada the other day, he didn’t know what anybody was paid. He showed up to his own event at the press conference and didn’t know any of the fighters’ names. And what’s even crazier, he didn’t even write ’em down. Put ’em on a piece of paper, you idiot! Right, he didn’t even write ’em down on a piece of paper.”
“And the guy is an absolute liar. Listen, we can sit down and we can do this on TV. We can go head-to-head. We can also take drug tests if he wants to do that to. I’m ready to go. Let’s go, Oscar, you idiot. Let’s do it, idiot. Come on, any show you want to and I want to hear you stumble and bumble and mumble through.
“You know, he doesn’t run the business, he knows nothing about the business, he knows nothing about the sport, and he’s not very bright, so let’s do it. Any day of the week, let’s do it. And let’s do drug tests too, I wanna do that too.”
Quotes transcribed by Boxing Scene