De La Hoya-Mayweather update: Words fly before fists

Let the insults begin! Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are hyping their May 5 showdown by talking some serious trash, writes Dan Rafael.

Originally Published: April 6, 2007
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

AROUND THE RING De La Hoya, Mayweather trade barbs

Their trash-talk-filled cross-country media tour ended more than a month ago and they won't see each other in the ring for another month, but that hasn't stopped Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. from continuing their war of words in the buildup to their highly anticipated May 5 showdown at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Although junior middleweight titlist De La Hoya (38-4, 30 KOs) is training in Puerto Rico, and ...

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