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De La Hoya won't fight Mayweather in fall, may retire

Originally Published: June 19, 2006
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior middleweight titlist Oscar De La Hoya said time and again in recent weeks that if he didn't fight pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a Sept. 16 megafight, he would retire.

Now, after weeks of will-he-or-won't-he speculation, De La Hoya has made his decision. He will detail it to the media in a teleconference Wednesday afternoon, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions told ESPN.com on Monday night.

"He's going to talk about what he has decided to do," Schaefer ...

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