Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

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

By Keith Idec

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 chance against the bigger, better Mayweather.

Japan’s Nasukawa took to Twitter on Tuesday to address McGregor referring to him as a “little pr*ck” and “Jackie f***ing Chan” in a dismissive Instagram post Monday.

“Hello, Mr. McGregor,” Nasukawa wrote. “My Name is Tenshin Nasukawa. I am not Jackie Chan. I promise to avenge your loss, so please watch my fight. @TheNotoriousMMA”

mayweather-rizin-tokyo (7)

Las Vegas’ Mayweather, 41, has agreed to come out of retirement a third time to face Nasukawa on December 31 in Saitama, Japan. The rules for their fight and the weight at which it will be contested haven’t been announced.

Sources have indicated to BoxingScene.com that Mayweather-Nasukawa will be a three-round boxing exhibition that won’t count on Mayweather’s perfect record (50-0, 27 KOs).

Nasukawa is 27-0, including 20 knockouts, as a professional kickboxer. He also is 4-0 in mixed martial arts matches (two KOs, one submission).

Like McGregor before he met Mayweather, however, Nasukawa has never participated in a professional boxing match. Mayweather beat McGregor by 10th-round technical knockout in a 154-pound boxing match 14 months ago at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Their common ground aside, Nasukawa’s resume doesn’t impress McGregor. The polarizing UFC superstar couldn’t resist trashing Mayweather and Nasukawa on Monday once he learned about their fight.

“Is that a tracksuit or a sauna suit Floyd haha wtf,” McGregor wrote on Instagram in reference to a photo of Mayweather and Nasukawa standing side-by-side. “Is it hot in Tokyo or what’s the story here? That climate change is no joke f*** me hahah.

“What in the f*** is going on here? Who’s this little pr*ck next to you? That’s mad sh*t. Like something out of rush hour 5 or something. Chris tucker and Jackie f***ing Chan back in this b*tch. F*cking brilliant. Mad little bastard you are Floyd. Fair f***s to you mate. No lie. F*** it.”

Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Manic Shot on 11-07-2018

Floyd brought mcclown to boxing,so what do you expect?

Comment by RGJTMMRDCMJRJSM on 11-07-2018

japanese dude holding his own

Comment by Hatesrats on 11-07-2018

[IMG]https://image.ibb.co/cPLLCq/20181107-084405.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by Real King Kong on 11-07-2018

A 3 round boxing exhibition? Garbage.

Comment by Biolink on 11-07-2018

That was classy, and backhanded at the same time. The kid has swagger. Mcgregor is about as threatening as a mouse at this point. He's surrounded by ass whoopings on every front. Back to the UFC? Ass whooped. Back to…

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (24)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Team Nakathila: The Least the WBO Should Do Is Sanction Stevenson vs Nakathila for Interim Title Kazeem Sosoye Looks To Shock Francis Chua on February 26 Berchelt: Fans Are Already Desperate To See Me and Valdez Fight Joe Joyce: Usyk Will Be Tough, I'm Fairly Confident I Can Beat Him Darren Tetley vs. Samuel Antwi on Febraury 19 MTK Card Caleb Plant: I'm The Big Dog at 168 - I'm Not Chasing Nobody! Canelo: Munguia Has Potential, But For Now I Don't Want To Face Another Mexican Salita on McGregor Defeat: There Will Be Significantly Less Interest in Boxing Return Ring City To Air 14 Shows in 2021, Migrate To Peacock Streaming Service In 2022 Reymart Gaballo-Emmanuel Rodriguez Rematch Ordered By WBC Sullivan Barrera Dropping To 168, Aims For New Opportunities Pacquiao Now Placed At +2000 To Next Land McGregor Fight Rances Barthelemy vs. All Rivera Tops FS1 Portion of Plant-Truax Card King Petitions To Make Bryan-Stiverne For WBA Title, Charr as 'Recess' Champ Julio Cesar Martinez vs. McWilliams Arroyo To Land On Canelo-Yildirim Show Lee McGregor Very Eager To Get in The Ring With Karim Guerfi Charr Cleared For Travel Visa, En Route To Florida For Title Defense Versus Bryan Stephen Fulton-Angelo Leo: Afterthoughts Keith Thurman: I Don't Know if Danny Garcia Has That Dog in Him Anymore Haney: Ryan Garcia Wants Tank Because He Thinks It’s Easier Than Fighting Me McGregor: There Are No Damn Leg Kicks In Boxing - Pacquiao Fight Was Happening Ex-NBA Guard Kendall Gill To Jake Paul: Come Fight Someone Your Own Size! Coldwell Talks Jordan Gill, Lerrone Richards, Hopey Price, More Haney: Mayweather Training Like He's Fighting a Top Welterweight Warren: Herring-Frampton Is the Kind Of Fight We Like, A Tough, 50/50 Fight Calvin McCord Discusses Career, Future Ambitions, More Stephen Fulton Jr. Took Nothing For Granted In World Title Win Over Angelo Leo Ryan Garcia Teases Potential Pacquiao Showdown As Talks Continue Amado Vargas - The Second of Fernando Vargas' Sons To Go Pro Sergey Kovalev Fails Second Test For Synthetic Testosterone Arum on Fury-Joshua: Hearn Will Send First Draft of Contract on Tuesday Ra'eese Aleem Drops, Batters Victor Pasillas For TKO Win Euro News: Argumedo-Rojas For WBA Title, Sofiane Oumiha, More Ra'eese Aleem: A lot of Fighters in This Division Should Really Be on Notice Rolando Romero Drops, Stops Avery Sparrow in Seven Jake Paul's Trainer Expects Knockout in Three Rounds or Less in Upcoming Main Event Danny Roman: Fulton Proved He Belongs At Top Of 122, He Is Definitely In My Plans Pacquiao On McGregor Loss: Beautiful Thing About The Fight Game, Anything Can Happen Stephen Fulton Outworks Angelo Leo For WBO Title - BIG Gallery Devin Haney: I'll Fight Javier Fortuna Or Jorge Linares Next If Teofimo Ducks Me
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement