FLOYD Mayweather Jr’s latest battle intrigued people in general from the minute it was reported, coming against a standout amongst the most unmistakable MMA stars ever.
Mayweather’s next adversary will send the greater part of his fans on a Google seek.On New Year’s Eve, Mayweather, 41, will again leave retirement and battle a match of undetermined standards — Japan’s Tenshin Nasukawa, who is additionally undefeated in the ring, holding a 27-0 record in kickboxing and a 4-0 stamp in MMA.
The two will square off at an occasion for the Rizin Fighting Federation — a Japanese MMA advancement established in 2015.When I was offered this, I acknowledged immediately at all,” Nasukawa said through an interpreter. “I would likely say this is my greatest occasion in life up until this point, and I’m extremely upbeat this will appear.”I’m a little amazed myself. No one has crushed my rival before, and I’d get a kick out of the chance to be the man who leaves a mark on the world. My punch can change history. I will demonstrate that to you, so please stay tuned.”
Nasukawa, 20, has huge obstacles to survive, past experience. Mayweather (50-0) is 1.73m tall. Nasukawa is 1.65m. Mayweather battled UFC hotshot Conor McGregor at 68kg. Nasukawa, a southpaw, right now holds the Rizin featherweight belt, at 57kg.
There’s a 21-year age contrast among Mayweather and Nasukawa and they cut altogether different figures at yesterday’s public interview in Tokyo. The Japanese contender, with colored light hair, wore a secure shirt and coat while “Cash” appeared in a tracksuit.Mayweather’s clothing grabbed the eye of McGregor, who jabbed fun at his previous enemy on Instagram. The Irishman compared the odd couple to performing artists Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan, the stars of the film establishment Rush Hour.Is that a tracksuit or a sauna suit Floyd haha wtf,” McGregor composed. “Is it hot in Tokyo or what’s the story here? That environmental change is no joke f*** me hahah.What in the f*** is going ahead here? Who’s this little prick by you? That is frantic s***. Like something out of Rush Hour 5 or something. Chris Tucker and Jackie f***ing Chan back in this b***h.”F***ing splendid. Distraught little b*****d you are Floyd. Reasonable f***s to you mate. No lie. F*** it.”Nasukawa started kickboxing in the 6th grade and supposedly constructed a 99-5-1 novice record, procuring approval in February 2017 by thumping out previous IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng.I’m not specific about the standards, with or without kicks,” Nasukawa said of the up and coming session with Mayweather. “Boxing rules I wouldn’t see any problems. My rival looks taller than he really is, however I figure I could hit him.”
As per Bleacher Report, Nasukawa was demonstrating something uncommon in the kickboxing scene from as youthful as 13 and allegedly went master at 15.”You could see the indications of a youthful star early … he styled on folks,” War Room MMA and Kickboxing mentor Steven Wright disclosed to Bleacher Report. “He could beat you with clean kickboxing scores or take something he found in a motion picture and perform it to flawlessness against an opponent.”The Independent reports Nasukawa is likewise profoundly gifted in Muay Thai in the wake of preparing in Thailand and flaunts 23 knockouts among his 27-0 genius kickboxing record. The youthful firearm is additionally 4-0 in his expert MMA vocation and is a standout amongst the most attractive faces in the Rizin stable.
In May this year Nasukawa conveyed a horrendous move known as “moving roar” to send Yusaku Nakamura folding to the floor, interfacing flush with within leg.
While the underlying kick didn’t end the battle, Nasukawa conveyed the completing blow in the second round when he hit his rival with a left hand that constrained the arbitrator to venture in and cancel things.The decimation work drew laud from all edges of the MMA world.Nasukawa isn’t dauntless, however.Apparitions are freaky as damnation,” he told mixedmartialarts.com last March.Outsiders, as well.There is unquestionably life outside of Earth without a doubt,” Nasukawa said. “I trust they were here before us.”
Mayweather said the “weight class and guidelines” will be settled in the coming weeks, declining to affirm whether the session will be under boxing or MMA rules. The American, undefeated crosswise over 50 battles, has never battled outside the US, making his odd profession move significantly additionally surprising.Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara said the MMA advancement was excited to have persuaded Mayweather to participate in the “history making occasion”.First we needed to persuade Mr. Mayweather to go to the ring on the Rizin ring on December 31,” he said. “As you most likely are aware Mr. Mayweather is undefeated. Be that as it may, every one of his battles have been in the US. He has had a desire to battle outside the US.We’re upbeat we’ve persuaded him to come to Japan for this history making occasion. In the second stage, when we knew Mr. Mayweather would be in the Rizin ring on New Year’s Eve, we thought of the suitable rival and there was just a single: Tenshin.”