On Tuesday, the boxer told a group of reporters in Las Vegas where he’s promoting Saturday’s middleweight rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin that his ruminations have become reality. He's running for office in 2020.
De La Hoya said that he had begun considering a career in politics “many years ago” and that if he did, he would run as a Democrat.
The boxer could face President Donald Trump, who he has a grudge with, in 2020.
Two years ago, De La Hoya said that Trump cheated in a game of golf and wondered how someone who cheated in a gentleman’s game could run the country.
Trump denied that he ever played with De La Hoya despite video footage proving otherwise.