Floyd Mayweather’s fans to be precise, it has been a year of anticipation and anxiety. When the news first broke out that Floyd Mayweather would come out of retirement once again to fight Tenshin Nasukawa, many people thought that was impossible. However, as time went by, the rumors became stronger and many fans started to believe. The on and off saga of whether Mayweather will fight Nasukawa seems to have finally come to an end according to the boxing legend. Mayweather recently confirmed that he will fight Nasukawa on new year’s eve in what he described as the highest paid exhibition ever.
What are the Rules of the Fight?
As you probably know, Tenshin Nasukawa is not entirely a boxer while Floyd Mayweather is not entirely a kickboxer. With that in mind, how do the two get into a boxing ring? Well, it is simple, the rules have been altered to fit both parties and ensure that the fight is practically fair. For instance, in a recent interview, Floyd indicated that there will be no kicking at all. According to the boxing legend, all that will happen is that the two fighters will be moving about in the ring for nine minutes. Fans all over the world will be watching as this historical and expensive exhibition will be taking place in Japan.
What is the Fight About?
The Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa fight is purely for promotional purposes since the two fighters are different in many aspects. Responding to claims that he was fighting for money because he was running bankrupt, Floyd laughed them off saying that he had “tons of money” and that was not a problem. He said that people who think he is fighting a “small guy” in Nasukawa “do not understand.” For Floyd, the match is about doing something different but still getting paid for it just like other billionaires such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett do.
Who is Tenshin Nasukawa?
Every boxing fan is familiar with Floyd Mayweather, but who is his latest opponent Tenshin Nasukawa? Well, Tenshin is a 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer who remains undefeated. Earlier in the year, he battled with RIZIN FF bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi, a match that he won through a unanimous decision. Looking at his stats, the 20-year-old is phenomenal enough to give Mayweather a run for his money.
When Will the Greatest Exhibition Take Place?
The match between Tenshin Nasukawa and Floyd Mayweather will take place in Japan on the 31st of December this year. Both Floyd’s promoters and RIZIN FF are working to make the match a success and fans can look forward to an entertaining 9-minute match.
The Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa match looks like it is finally happening. With the match attracting plenty of both negative and positive opinions, the two main subjects are undeterred and the match will go on as scheduled. Floyd recently confirmed that in an interview where he further indicated that the fight is not money-instigated and is purely for promotional purposes.