He would also have marginally more chance of success against an older fighter who has been inactive for almost a decade and lost four out of his last seven bouts.
"You know I'm competitive", De La Hoya said on Golden Boy Radio with Tattoo and the Crew.
"I'm faster than ever".
Conor McGregor will not be seen inside the Octagon again before 2018 after his actions at a Bellator event in Dublin on Friday night. He had jumped in just before the round ended, and with everything that was going on, he hadn't got time to establish whether the fight had been brought to an end yet", said Ryan. "He was trying to get some order back in the cage and that's why he said, 'the fight's not over, lads, you're going to have to leave the cage.' That's when all the mayhem happened. The Golden Boy CEO might also have been upset because it took place just three weeks before the Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez fight, which was promoted by his company. I'm calling him out.
McGregor is no stranger to swapping the cage for the ring, having fought and lost to Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas earlier this year. "I think Conor thought the fight was going to continue and that's when he went over to him and had words".
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But De La Hoya is wary of the threat posed by the Crumlin-born mixed martial arts fighter, adding: "Let's get it straight - in the cage, he would freaking destroy me". [My confidence] is how I feel now from my training.
Although a fight has yet to be officially confirmed, De La Hoya has said he is willing to take on the Irishman in the ring.
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