Floyd Mayweather's Next Opponent Tenshin Nasukawa Wins Kickboxing Bout In Brutal Fashion

Tenshin Nasukawa has been in action since his on-off-then-on again 'exhibition bout' versus Floyd Mayweather.

So, it looks like Mayweather will be competing against the Japanese fighter after all, despite appearing to cancel the contest due to a misunderstanding.

It's a 'little boxing exhibiton' which will last for '9 minutes' according to Mayweather who has also reiterated that there will be no kicks or elbows.

Probably a good call judging by Nasukawa's last fight.

The 20-year-old battered his opponent Taiki Naito, showing off his blistering hand-speed and power en route to a stoppage victory. There's also a devastating knee for good measure.


He may be fairly unknown fighter but he's very dangerous.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Although Nasukawa is on Mayweather's combat radar, he continues to talk up a bout against UFC lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov.

But the 41-year-old has insisted any match up must happen on his terms, effectively ruling out a fight inside the famed Octagon.

"They came to me talking about the Khabib fight," Mayweather said.

He added: "Khabib called me out, I didn't call Khabib out. They said it has to happen in the octagon and I said.

"You just tell me where Khabib has made nine figures before in the octagon. If he hasn't made nine figures, he's not the A side. I'm the A side, so if you guys want the fight to happen, you must come my way. My way, my rules."

Dana White isn't having any of it. Nor is Conor McGregor.

"The answer is 'no.'," the UFC president told TMZ in response to Mayweather's proposal to box Nurmagomedov.

"He's gonna have to come here and get his ass whoopin'. We did that last time. You gotta come here this time.

"Every time he wants to box. You wanna fight? Want to make 150 million? Come over here and get your ass whooped."

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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