The president of World Boxing Council (WBC) Mauricio Sulaimán, uncovered that they are already preparing a special belt for the upcoming middleweight unification clash on May 4 between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs. As part of the celebration for the 56th anniversary of the WBC. Mauricio Sulaimán said to ESPN Deportes
We are already preparing the belt ‘Adolfo Lopez Mateos’ for the weekend of Cinco de Mayo with Canelo-Jacobs and it will be spectacular, it will be difficult to overcome the Huichol belt and the Chiapas belt, but we are excited
A three-belt title unification between middleweight champions Canelo vs Jacobs fight is official for May 4th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Sulaiman said, The fight between Canelo and Jacobs, is the kind of fight that fanatics will go crazy about – and the kind that the WBC will fully support. Sulaiman also said that,
At the WBC, we feel that boxing is the tree that provides shade for boxers.
Our commitment is to continue making boxing safer, take care of the fighters, and on the other hand look for the biggest fights. Today we can say that boxing is a safer sport than it was in 1963 when the body of work was born thanks to President Adolfo López Mateos.
Among those present at the anniversary celebration were Mexican boxing legends like Rubén Olivares, Carlos Zárate, Humberto González, Rafael Herrera, Pipino Cuevas, Lupe Pintor, former champions such as Israel Vázquez, Isaac Bustos, José Luis Bueno, César Bazán, Ana María Torres, José Antonio Aguirre, Carlos Cuadras, Pablo Cano, Zulina Muñoz, Esmeralda Moreno, Silvia Torres, champions such as Mariana Juárez, Ibeth Zamora and Guadalupe Bautista, as well as emerging figures such as Eduardo ‘Rocky’ Hernández, Stephanie Martínez, Alan Davis Picasso and Alejandro Dávila .