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De La Hoya plans May 3 tune-up before Mayweather matchup

Updated: January 19, 2008, 1:18 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Oscar De La Hoya doesn't plan to sit around and wait for a September rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Boxing's most popular attraction will fight a tune-up bout May 3 and plans to do it live on HBO -- not pay-per-view -- Richard Schaefer, CEO of De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions, told ESPN.com Friday night.

Schaefer said De La Hoya told him Friday morning that he didn't want to wait until September for his next fight and told him to start planning for May 3, the date on which he ...

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