The World Boxing Association (WBA) “Man of Triumph” Trophy will be awarded to the winner of “The Fight of the Century”, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, in the upcoming boxing match between eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated, five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao is the most anticipated boxing match of this generation. Mayweather’s Super WBA and World Boxing Council (WBC) Titles, and Pacquiao’s World Boxing Organization (WBO) Title, will be contested, in a Welterweight World Championship Unification bout, which will take place this Saturday, May 2, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, Esq., WBA Vice President
“No doubt, this will be the biggest fight in the history of our sport. The WBA is proud to be part of this event. Floyd and Many represent the biggest talent and greatest champions boxing has offer in the last decade. Simply put, all of us at the WBA want to honor this historic occasion, with this special award, ‘Man of Triumph’, showing our respect and appreciation to all fight fans around the glove, and this two extraordinary fighters.”
The one-of-a-kind award, “Man of Triumph”, created by SARTONK, is a bronze sculpture stands 16” tall, with fists gloriously raised overhead, and is designed to immortalize the concept of triumph. The artistic use of geometric formations and intersecting planes convey the chiseled anatomy of an ideal, universally recognize as triumph.
The winner of the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao will be awarded the “Man of Triumph” trophy, along with a gold-plated WBA Super Champion belt. The other fighter will received a rhodium-plated version of the same belt. The occasion-specific belts will feature metal portraits of both, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.