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Mayweather-Cotto To Have WBC's Diamond Title at Stake

By Miguel Rivera

World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman has revealed that his organization has sanctioned Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26KOs) vs. Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30KOs) for the WBC's Diamond title at 154-pounds. Cotto's WBA junior middleweight title is already at stake. Mayweather-Cotto will headline a huge HBO pay-per-view on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The WBA's Diamond title is valued at $50,000 dollars.

"These elite boxers will fight for the diamond title. The promoters asked us for permission to [have them] fight for this belt and the answer is yes, because it makes the fight even more special," Sulaiman said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MJ406 on 03-30-2012

[QUOTE=Carpe Diem;11941323]He's only doing this because he want to have an excuse to [B]stripping Floyd of the WBC Welterweight[/B] title. [B]He knows fully well Floyd will not pay for that diamond title[/B].[/QUOTE] Maybe having Floyd fight for the WBC Diamond…

Comment by Flipsole23 on 03-28-2012

Cotto gets another chance for a "diamond belt"

Comment by Kilrain on 03-28-2012

Where's Roger when you need him... "SULAIMAN DON'T KNOW **** ABOUT BACKSIN'"

Comment by turbotime on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=madsweeney;11944177]Didn't Floyd crap on Pac's "diamond" belt?[/QUOTE] No, but all the fans did.

Comment by madsweeney on 03-28-2012

Didn't Floyd crap on Pac's "diamond" belt?

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