Mayweather Has Confirmed He's Organised Tenshin Nasukawa's Next Fight


"We could do that", Davis said.

Davis, who's touted as one of the best fighters in boxing and is still only 24-years-old, will face the kickboxer before defending his belt in May. Yes he's fighting Tenshin in an exhibition bout in Japan.' Reporters were stunned by the admission given Nasukawa was left in tears having been overwhelmed by Mayweather within seconds of the bell.

"(Before that) He's got an exhibition bout with the guy Tenshin (Nasukawa) in Japan this April. Gervonta Davis vs. Hugo Ruiz is set February 9th as the main event pay-per-view fight.

"I'm proud of Tank, and he's gonna stay active", Mayweather said. "So first it's Tenshin in April and then in May it's the real fight".

Whilst the fight details have yet to be released, it promises to be another money-making venture for Mayweather, the former five-weight world champion.

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Not only was this his In what was his 12th straight win, it was his 20th win inside the distance from 21 fights. To fight Mayweather, Nasukawa moved up from is natural 126-pound featherweight division to the 147-pound welterweight division.

Ruiz took the fight on short notice and jumped up into the 130 pound weightclass and looked well out of his depth when the bell rang.

The Japanese was unceremoniously beaten by Mayweather on New Year's Eve, who needed just 136 seconds to force Tenshin's corner to throw in the towel.

Fortuna could be in the running for the victor of Rances Barthelemy versus Robert Easter Jr., who will fight in April for the WBA lightweight world title Mikey Garcia gave up. I wanted to go more rounds, but I knew if I got him out of there early I could fight again sooner.

"Probably so, most likely", Mayweather said. I think a fighter should be ready and able to adapt to anything that is in front of him in the ring.