VIDEO: They Call Him ‘The Japanese Canelo’, This Is Floyd Mayweather’s Opponent

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. is widely considered the greatest boxer to ever walk the planet earth. A few months ago Floyd announced the he will be returning to boxing to face Manny Pacquiao in a rematch next May but only if Manny gets past Adrien Broner.

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Floyd also said that he will take a warm up fight in Japan first. Well today that fight was announced at the Rizin 14 press conference in Japan where it was announced that the New Years Eve card in Japan will be headlined by Floyd Mayweather and he will take on the 27-0 kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa

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Tenshin Nasukawa is widely considered to be the #1 prospect in the sport of MMA at the moment. The undefeated kickboxing world champion went 27-0 before making the move to MMA with Rizin FF in Japan. He has gone 4-0 since the move and has looked unstoppable doing so. In Japan, he’s by far the biggest name in Combat Sports very similar to Canelo’s popularity in mexico. Here are his highlights:

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