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 Last update:  3/27/2012       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Mayweather-Cotto To Have WBC's Diamond Title at Stake
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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.

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Miguel Cotto , Mayweather-Cotto , Mayweather vs Cotto


 

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does Diamond Belt come with sanctioning fees?
comment by MJ406, on 03-30-2012
[QUOTE=Carpe Diem]He's only doing this because he want to have an excuse to stripping Floyd of the WBC Welterweight title. He knows fully well Floyd will not pay for that diamond title.[/QUOTE] Maybe having Floyd fight for the WBC Diamond Belt for the Cotto fight is some kinda wink/wink deal t...

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]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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