News about Floyd Mayweather debuting at RIZIN 14, a Japanese MMA organization, against young prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa has jolted MMA and boxing community. Amongst those who are left agog with this unexpected brawl on the horizon is Money’s former opponent Conor McGregor. The two collided in an intriguing boxing bout in 2017 and a highly successful PPV encounter.
After Mayweather proved his dominance once again inside the boxing ring, the two went on their separate ways. Though there were rumors of a rematch, the anticipated fight didn’t materialize. After submitting to Mayweather via 10th round KO, McGregor returned back to his former sport to take on his arch rival Khabib Nurmagomedov for lightweight crown. As part of UFC 229 headliner event, Conor faced another defeat at the hands of the Russian Eagle. The PPV fight gathered huge sum of money, making it the most profitable fight in UFC so far. All this while Mayweather enjoyed the leisure of retirement, occasionally coming forward with teasers about possible match-ups against Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Manny Pacquiao. However, the fight that he has actually inked has dropped jaws everywhere.
The news of Mayweather fighting inside Japanese octagon against Kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa comes as a bolt from blue. While the news is unexpected for all his fans, the event particularly isn’t something his old nemesis is looking forward to. Conor wasn’t reluctant to show his trademark nature by notoriously taking on Instagram to steal some of the limelight that would soon be flooding over boxing’s best. This is what the former two-category had to say about the upcoming Mayweather vs. Nasukawa,
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Is that a tracksuit or a sauna suit Floyd haha wtf. is it hot in Tokyo or what’s the story here? that climate change is no joke fuck me hahah What in the fuck is going on here? Who’s this little prick next to you ? That’s mad shit. Like something out of rush hour 5 or something. Chris tucker and Jackie fucking Chan back in this bitch. Fucking brilliant. Mad little bastard you are Floyd. Fair fucks to you mate. No lie. Fuck it.
“Is that a tracksuit or a sauna suit Floyd haha wtf. is it hot in Tokyo or what’s the story here? that climate change is no joke f—k me hahah. What in the f—k is going on here? Who’s this little prick next to you ? That’s mad shit. Like something out of rush hour 5 or something. Chris tucker and Jackie f—king Chan back in this bitch. F—king brilliant. Mad little bastard you are Floyd. Fair fucks to you mate. No lie. F—k it.” – Conor McGregor
As of now, there isn’t any update about the ruleset for the upcoming fight Mayweather vs. Nasukawa. However, one thing is certain that amongst the millions of spectators there would be a notoriously famous Irishman observing the minutest details of the fight.
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