The World Boxing Organization President, Francisco Valcárcel has stated that the WBO Executive Committee has resolved to bestow on the winner of the Miguel Cotto –Manny Pacquiao bout to be held on Saturday, November 14th at the MGM Grand the WBO Super Champion belt, together with all the privileges and rights that accompany such a title; such as Extension of Mandatory Title Defense; eligibility to be considered for designation as the Mandatory Challenger in higher or lower division; eligibility to be considered for designation as the Mandatory Challenger in the same division; and, an honorary member of the WBO for life. For more information regarding the Super Champion designation, Section 14 of the WBO Regulations of World Championship Title is the place to go.
It’s a well-deserved honor. Never before had a bout attracted the public’s interest to such a feverish pitch. Truly, the bout will go down in history as the “Fight of the Decade”.