During Wednesday’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor pre-fight press conference, the World Boxing Council [WBC] introduced their version of the Million Dollar Championship, as they announced that the winner of the McGregor vs. Mayweather fight this Saturday will receive the newly created Money Belt.
Here’s what it looks like:
The WBC "Money Belt" will be presented to the winner of the Mayweather-McGregor fight. pic.twitter.com/GjU6Lzgyxv
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) August 23, 2017
World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman talked about why it’s being called the Money Belt at the pre-fight press conference:
“This belt has 3,360 diamonds, 600 sapphires, 300 emeralds, 1.5 kilograms of solid, 24-karat gold, and alligator leather that comes from Italy.”