American professional boxer Floyd Mayweather knocked down 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa yesterday-31 December in an exhibition bout which took place in Tokyo, Japan.
Floyd Mayweather dropped his Japanese adversary multiple times in the opening round of what was anticipated a three-round battle. Mayweather thumped him out in only two minutes to win the clash.
In a bout that was planned for three adjusts simply outside Tokyo, Nasukawa endured just two minutes and 20 seconds before his corner quit. Mayweather said in the development he expected to stash $US9 million ($A13 million) from the battle, which featured an event organised by Rizin Fighting Federation, a Japanese blended combative techniques association.
Mayweather had a 4kg weight advantage over Nasukawa, who flaunted an unbeaten record in 28 kickboxing sessions and four challenges in MMA, with this battle making little difference to either man’s legitimate record.
Mayweather after the bout said: ‘We are both still undefeated, I did this to entertain the fans in Japan, they wanted this to happen and I said why not, Tenshin is still a great champion, I am still retired.”
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The undefeated America champion reportedly walked away with who $9M for the few minutes he spent in the ring.
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