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Mayweather-McGregor fight for blingy 'Money Belt'

2017-08-24 10:17
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor (Getty Images)

Las Vegas - Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor aren't just fighting for money in the boxing spectacle of the summer.

The winner also gets The Money Belt.

The World Boxing Council has created a special prize for this weekend's 154-pound showdown, which isn't actually for any real WBC championship.

Instead, WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman on Wednesday revealed the gloriously blingy Money Belt, which is studded with 3 360 diamonds, 600 sapphires, 300 emeralds and 1.5kg of 24-carat gold on green Italian alligator leather.

Sulaiman grinningly showed off the Money Belt and Mayweather posed for photos with it after a news conference for Saturday's show.

The WBC also created a similarly shiny monstrosity for Mayweather's 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao.

Mayweather was a longtime WBC champion before his retirement.

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