Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will not be combating for a major boxing title once they meet in the ring on Saturday, but that has not stopped the pair from developing their very own belt.
Mayweather used to be a 5-division world champion in his pomp however gave up his welterweight title after retiring in September 2015. McGregor additionally laid claim to the UFC lightweight belt, but the biggest combat of all time will not see a title exchange arms.
The specially made ‘cash Belt’, alternatively, will probably be up for grabs. the lovely accessory was published at the KA Theatre in Las Vegas on Wednesday because the pair spoke with the clicking for the final time prior to their bout on Saturday evening.
Made with alligator skin from Italy, the belt boasts an alleged three,360 diamonds, 600 sapphires, 300 emeralds, 1.5 kilograms of stable, pure gold and used to be commissioned through World Boxing group president Mauricio Sulaiman.
The gold by myself could be price over £46,000 at these days’s prices, that means the winner would be getting a nice kicker on high of their big person cash, estimated to be around the £80m mark for the aptly named ‘money’ Mayweather.
Mayweather and McGregor had been on their best behaviour as they met the press at a comparatively low-key press conference with the former selecting to throw a compliment to his opponent.
The American mentioned: ‘Conor McGregor has had a hell of a occupation, he’s nonetheless acquired a hell of a career.
‘He’s a hell of a fighter, he’s a stand-up guy, he’s a tricky competitor. He’s a fighter. It’s going to be blood, sweat and tears on Saturday.
‘I’m lovely certain he has had an incredible training camp. Now it comes down to the 2 rivals, going in the market, exhibiting our abilities and giving the enthusiasts what they want to see. the best combating the most effective.
‘He’s the perfect at what he does, I’m the perfect at what I do.’