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VIDEO: Oscar De La Hoya Rips Floyd Mayweather, Don’t Tamper with Ryan Garcia!

Oscar De La Hoya says "REAL" boxing promoters don't tamper with other fighters -- and says, if Floyd Mayweather wants to set up a fight with Ryan Garcia, he's gotta do it the PROPER way.

Oscar De La Hoya says “REAL” boxing promoters don’t tamper with other fighters — and says, if Floyd Mayweather wants to set up a fight with Ryan Garcia, he’s gotta do it the PROPER way.

Oscar — who runs Golden Boy Promotions — sent a cease and desist letter to Floyd after Mayweather made a fight offer to Garcia during an interview with TMZ Sports earlier this month.

In the TMZ Sports video, Mayweather looked in the camera and told Garcia — a Golden Boy fighter — that he’d offer $200k for Ryan to fight Mayweather Promotions fighter Rolando Romero.

If Garcia beat Romero, Floyd said he’d grant Garcia’s wish to fight Mayweather’s top boxer, Gervonta “Tank” Davis.

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Both Garcia and Davis are rising stars in boxing’s super featherweight division — and seem to be on a collision course to battle in the near future.

After making the offer, Floyd invited Garcia to his 42nd birthday party — and the two seemed to be chatting it up … with Oscar nowhere to be seen.

Now, Oscar is pissed — telling TMZ Sports, “There are proper ways of making fights happen. Look, you don’t go out there publicly.”

Oscar added, “The proper way is you send in a contract, you take a look at it and then we talk about it … that’s what real promoters do.”

Oscar says he has not heard “one word” from Floyd’s camp before or after sending the letter.

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It sounds like Oscar is still interested in making a Davis vs. Garcia fight — but he refuses to hash it out in the media and wants Floyd to deal with him behind the scenes … or else.

Meanwhile, Oscar has a lot on his plate — he’s currently promoting the massive Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs fight scheduled to go down May 4 on DAZN.

Remember, Oscar was instrumental in Canelo signing a massive $365 million, 11-fight deal with DAZN … so he knows a little something about getting deals done.

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