It's not going to happen.
"Look...I'm retired, I'm happy, I'm content, I'm never coming back," De La Hoya says in the clip. "I'm going to continue growing Golden Boy [Promotions]."
It's an about face of what De La Hoya told "The Cruz Show" on Power 106, as reported by TMZ Sports earlier this month, that he's strongly considering a comeback.
"If I did make a comeback, I would fight the best, whoever it is, but I would want to fight someone that's gonna fight me back," De La Hoya said at the time.
Upon hearing that, Mayweather, who's still looking for a worthy opponent to put his undefeated record up against in September, said he'd be willing to grant the 42-year-old Oscar De La Hoya a rematch.
Well, that's not going to happen.
Before De La Hoya set the record straight, there had also been rumored reports about him possibly taking on undefeated knockout artist Gennady Golovkin. Triple G and Mayweather even exchanged words earlier this week, sparking the outside possibility of the two unbeaten boxers facing off. If anything, at least that one has a chance of being delivered.
Mayweather scored a split-decision win over Oscar De La Hoya back in May 2007. The fight set the then-pay-per-view record of $136 million, before it was shattered by the $400 million that Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao did last month.
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