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Chael Sonnen Cautions of Mayweather-Nasukawa Double Cross

UFC and Bellator veteran Chael Sonnen is concerned that five division world champion Floyd Mayweather is potentially being set up to take a loss in a potential exhibition fight with Japanese kickboxin...Read More

Mayweather vs. Nasukawa: Rizin CEO Confirms Fight is Back On

Floyd Mayweather’s proposed fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa will definitely go ahead on New Year’s Eve, according to the CEO of the promotional company organizing the event. After an...Read More

Mayweather Says Nasukawa Fight is Back, Terms Being Finalized

Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather told TMZ Sports that his fight in Tokyo against Tenshin Nasukawa is back on. Mayweather, 41, announced in September a ‘huge boxing event’ in the ci...Read More

De La Hoya: Mayweather Was Looking For Attention With Rizin

Oscar De La Hoya is not buying that Floyd Mayweather had any intention of fighting kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa on December 31 in Tokyo, Japan. The contest was announced last Monday, when May...Read More

Rizin Aims To Get Mayweather vs. Nasukawa Back on Track

Last Wednesday, former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather scrapped a planned fight with Japanese kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa, claiming he had been duped into agreeing to the conte...Read More

Mayweather Says Nasukawa Fight is Already Off - Explains Why!

Five division world champion Floyd Mayweather took to social media to deny reports that he ever agreed to fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a main event bout on December 31 in Tokyo Japan....Read More

Espinoza Exploring Viability Of Showtime Airing Mayweather Fight

It’s highly unlikely Showtime would distribute the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Tenshin Nasukawa fight as a pay-per-view event in the United States. The timing of their fight is prohibitive in that respect, a...Read More

Nasukawa To McGregor: I'm Not Jackie Chan, I'll Avenge Your Loss

If Tenshin Nasukawa is as calm in the ring when he encounters Floyd Mayweather Jr. as he was in responding to Conor McGregor’s racist comments, maybe the 20-year-old kickboxer actually will have a cha...Read More

Nasukawa: I Don't Care About Rules, Weight For Mayweather

Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, who aims to make history by defeating five division world champion Floyd Mayweather, claims his left-hook is like a "bolt of lightning" that will "change the world...Read More

Pacquiao: I Can't Retire With Mayweather Loss, I Need Rematch

Manny Pacquiao intends to make sure it is a "clear decision" over the winner if, as planned, he faces former foe Floyd Mayweather Jr next year. The rivals first met in the ring in May 2015, with Maywe...Read More

Mayweather: I'm Older - Nasukawa Has Youth, He's Very Special

Five division world champion Floyd Mayweather expects fireworks when he faces 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a Rizin Fighting Federation bout on New Year's Eve, the mixed martial a...Read More

Joe Rogan: If Kicks Are Allowed, Could Be Terrible For Mayweather

Despite the size advantage, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan has warned that Floyd Mayweather could suffer the first defeat of his career next month - when he heads to Japan to take on kickboxing super...Read More

Pacquiao on Mayweather: It Wasn't Clear Who Won, I Was Injured

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao, 39-years-old, is very fixated on a 2019 rematch with Floyd Maywetaher. The two fighters will be in action in the coming months, with a rematch eyed to tak...Read More

Mayweather-Nasukawa Won't Be Major Pay-Per-View Show In U.S.

If fight fans in the United States want to watch the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Tenshin Nasukawa bout December 31, it won’t be as expensive as usual to watch Mayweather perform. Multiple sources have inform...Read More

Mayweather: It's Obvious Nasukawa is Doing Something Right

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a heavy favorite, but he's not taking any chances after agreeing to fight Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year's Eve. Mayweather has long been linked with a switch t...Read More

Nasukawa Warns Mayweather: My Punch Can Change History!

Floyd Mayweather is no stranger to generating headlines. And he created quite a stir on Monday, after announcing his deal to fight Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on Dec. 31 in Saitama, north of T...Read More

Mayweather: I Always Wanted To Display Skills Outside The U.S.

Floyd Mayweather’s arrival to his unveiling as the new figurehead for a Japanese mixed martial arts promotion proved that no-matter what the event or the location, the outspoken boxer will always be b...Read More

Nasukawa Vows To End Mayweather: I Want To Change History!

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Floyd Mayweather he will come out of retirement to fight a Japanese kickboxer half his age, Tenshin Nasukawa, on New Year's Eve in Saitama. The 41-year-old u...Read More

Mayweather: Nasukawa is Fast, Young & Hungry - I Can't Wait!

Mayweather's last bout was in 2017 when he snapped a two-year retirement to pull off a TKO win in ten rounds over UFC superstar Conor McGregor, running his record to 50-0 and earning close to $300 mil...Read More

Mayweather: I Can Wrestle a Little Bit, I Can Box A Lot a Bit

Floyd Mayweather has won world titles in five different weight classes and is 50-0 in an unparalleled boxing career but he could be set for a stunning detour into fight with modified rules after signi...Read More