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Mayweather Feels Honored With WBC's 'Supreme' Title

Las Vegas - Ten-Time World Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather can add another honor to his growing list of accolades as the World Boxing Council (WBC) has named him WBC Supreme Champion.  Representatives from the 165 countries that form the WBC unanimously voted to bestow Mayweather with this unique award following his many years as a WBC Champion complemented by his 2013 back-to-back wins against former WBC welterweight champion Robert Guerrero and former WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez.

"I am honored that the WBC has named me Supreme Champion," said Mayweather.  "It's a blessing to have won several WBC titles throughout my career. Being recognized by the boxing community means a lot, so I want to thank the WBC and its members who voted for me."

It's been a busy and productive year of ring successes and honors for Mayweather.  In addition to being named WBC Supreme Champion, Mayweather was awarded the 2013 ESPN for Best Fighter and Fighter of the Year by the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. 

He also set and broke several records.  In February, he entered into a groundbreaking pay-per-view deal with Showtime Networks Inc. and its parent company CBS Corporation to comprehensively promote six fights over 30 months.  Most recently, his September 14 fight against Canelo Alvarez set the record as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time with more than $150 million in U.S. revenue alone, surpassing the previous record of $136 million generated by Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya in 2007.

"2013 has been a big year for The Money Team," Mayweather continued. "It feels good to be where I currently am in my career. I am looking forward to 2014 being another exciting year for me. I appreciate the recognition and all of the support my fans shown me over the years." 

The WBC will hold a special event in Las Vegas to formally give Mayweather his award in the near future.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lowblows420 on 11-13-2013

a bunch of broke a55 yes man not ashamed to have their hands out+ one dude who has $ = the money team

Comment by Jloro on 11-13-2013

lol they throw belts at him like there is no tomorrow

Comment by SweetScience20 on 11-13-2013

[QUOTE=techliam;13925035]Who say's I hate Mayweather? His recent career, is exactly what I think of Pacquiao's recent career. Cherrypicking, catchweights and disappointment. You hardly got bigger fans of these two than me, back in their earlier days. Not sure why i'm…

Comment by Pacquiao'd on 11-12-2013

[QUOTE=Beercules;13923720]If he actually did fight Canelo at 154 then the critics would be silenced. " I don't fight at catch weights, I want guys where they are comfortable at, if he's comfortable at 154 then we will fight at 154…

Comment by puga on 11-12-2013

[QUOTE=Frank Ducketts;13925148]Why are some of you even responding to the same old sore ass Pac fans, lmao. They said the same damn thing before and after Pac was knocked out and you guys are still responding. Pac was knocked out.…

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