President of the World Boxing Council, Mauricio Sulaiman has announced that the winner of the much awaited, Mayweather vs Pacquiao match will receive a special WBC belt to highlight the major event.
“For this special recognition I would like to have emeralds or platinum, but everything will be defined during the next weeks. This is because of the magnitude of the event, which will be broadcast via TV networks globally.
It came in a good moment and it will be an emotive event. Both are obviously putting their legacy at stake, to prove who’s the best, satisfying an enormous created expectance. They are also competing to be considered one of the best 10 fighters in the entire boxing history.” Sulaiman is quoted saying on WBC’s official site.
The match, set to hold in Vegas on the 2nd of May has garnered international interest.
Floyd Mayweather goes into the match unbeaten after 47 games, against Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2).