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Cotto-Martinez Winner Will Get Next-Gen WBC Title

WBC President, Mauricio Sulaimán has revealed the much anticipated new generation of the iconic WBC green and gold belt.
 
This version has the picture of beloved, admired and eternal President Jose Sulaiman, as a heartfelt homage proposed by the WBC Board of Governors on February 11th. A sincere thank you and everlasting gratitude to the man who changed the face of boxing. 
 
This belt will also have the picture of the best fighter of all time in its particular division. The WBC will open a special voting where people can choose who will be on the belt.
 
The first belt to be presented will be at the fight for the WBC middleweight championship between current champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez and challenger Miguel Cotto,  on June 7th.
 
This individual belt will illustrate: Sergio Martinez, Miguel Cotto, Sugar Ray Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Joe louis and Don Jose Sulaiman.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BrushMyHair. on 03-19-2014

And then Golovkin will make the winner a good boy. And the winner of Martinez vs Cotto will be Sergio Martinez

Comment by ColdBlooded on 03-19-2014

Most likely not. Martinez has taken punches from bigger guys like Pavlik and Chavez. If he took their punches, he should be able to take Cotto's.

Comment by El Angel on 03-19-2014

So that's what they'll give him when he's announced as "AND THE NEWWWWW........"

Comment by boxfamof5 on 03-19-2014

[QUOTE=El Verdugo;14342543]Good! Keep that belt ready for the NEW MW Champion of the World! Miguel Angel Cooooooootttttoooooo! #WarCotto[/QUOTE] Sounds good... Desafortunadamente, that will not happen my friend. Cotto is a very skillful fighter and, having been born and raised near…

Comment by Levity on 03-19-2014

I glanced at the title and I thought it was suggesting that the winner will fight Gennady Golovkin next for the WBC title. You can imagine my disappointment when I saw what it was really about.

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