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Oscar De La Hoya in Rehab

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: Like us on Facebook! Check out the official Mahalo page: Ten-time boxing world champion Oscar De La Hoya has entered an undisclosed California rehab clinic, according to TMZ. Unconfirmed reports indicate that cocaine abuse may have triggered infidelity, which made De La Hoya seek rehabilitation in recent weeks.?In response to these reports, De La Hoya issued a statement to TMZ that reads, "After doing an honest evaluation of myself, I recognize that there are certain issues that I need to work on. Like everyone, I have my flaws, and I do not want to be one of those people that is afraid to admit and address those flaws." This is not the first time De Le Hoya has courted controversy. He was accused of raping a 15 year old girl while in Mexico in 1996 but the case was settled out of court in 2001. In 2007 photos surfaced of De La Hoya cross-dressing with a woman who was not his wife. The following year, the exotic dancer who leaked the pictures dropped a $100 million lawsuit after experts revealed that the photos were doctored. While not confirming the reasons for being in treatment, De La Hoya has been Tweeting about his experience in recent days. On May 23, the former world champion wrote, "In a humiliating way, life as I'm learning is to love myself first so I can love those around me. Thank you and I'll see you soon stronger." De La Hoya?retired from boxing in April of 2009 after finishing with a 39-6 record, including 30 knockouts. Creative Commons Image:
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