Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya has a fight to promote between superstar Canelo Alvarez and super middleweight titlist Rocky Fielding on Dec. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York, but the broadcast outlet remains up in the air and he plans to take his time sorting it out.
"I won't do a deal with Bob Arum or a deal with Eddie Hearn for Canelo," De La Hoya said.
The fight with Alvarez came out of the blue for Fielding (27-1, 15 KOs), 31, of England, when Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez texted Hearn, Fielding's promoter, to inquire about their interest in the fight.
"Although Rocky is the champion, we thank Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya and Eric Gomez for this wonderful opportunity.
Fielding has won six fights in a row since a first-round knockout loss in November 2015 to countryman Callum Smith, who won the WBA's top world title and the World Boxing Super Series tournament on Sept. 28.