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Floyd Mayweather Knocks Out Tenshin Nasukawa In First Round

After months and months of speculation, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Tenshin Nasukawa finally happened on New Year’s Eve, with Money Mayweather knocking out the Japanese kickboxer in the first round.

The exhibition boxing match, which took place in Tokyo, had a stipulation that made it illegal for kickboxer Nasukawa to utilize his skills during the fight. This gave Mayweather the clear advantage, as the retired boxer knocked his opponent down three times in two minutes, forcing Nasukawa’s corner to throw in the towel.

“It was all about entertainment. We had fun,” Mayweather stated sometime before or after his dance. “Tokyo, you were amazing, but I’m still retired. We’re both still undefeated. Tenshin is still a champion and a great fighter.”

Mayweather reportedly earned $9 million for the fight.


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