In Japan gathered to persuade Mayweather to fight with kickboxer


Floyd, Mauserte: Issei Kato / Reuters

The leaders of Japanese organizations Rizin does not intend to give up trying to persuade the American boxer Floyd Mayweather to be on new year’s eve tournament Rizin 14. A statement published on

Rizin apologizes to fans for the confusion about the American battle against the Japanese kickboxer Tensina Nasukawa. The management said about trying to negotiate with Mayweather. The results of the meeting will be announced next week.

On 5 November, the General Director of the organization Rizin Nobuki Sakakibara announced that Mayweather will enter the ring against the 20-year-old Nasukawa. However, later, upon returning to the United States, the boxer said that did not give agreement to fight the Japanese. According to him, it was solely about performance not for broadcast.

The challenge to the American left the Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov. Mayweather has expressed interest. Nevertheless, the negotiations of the parties is unknown.

41-year-old Mayweather has never been beaten in his professional career. Their 50th consecutive victory he won in battle with the Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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