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American boxer Floyd Mayweather has agreed to the role of the special adviser of the Chinese Olympic team in Boxing. About it reports BBC News.
The Chinese Boxing Federation has announced the agreement with the 42-year-old veteran in the national social network WeChat. Mayweather will help the team to prepare for presentations at the summer Olympics in Tokyo, which will be held in 2020.
31 December, the American took part in the exhibition match at the tournament Rizin 14 in Japan. Then Mayweather defeated the Japanese fighter Tensina Nasukawa according to the rules of Boxing. The performance earned the American boxer nine million dollars.
In 2017, Mayweather won in a fight with the Irish fighter of the mixed style of Conor McGregor. This victory was the 50th in the career of Mayweather. American has never lost in the professional ring.
At the Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, the national team of China won four Boxing medals. The greatest success was achieved by Chinese athletes by two bronze and one silver. Among men, the only medal he received Hu Sanguang: he became the bronze prize-winner in category to 52 kilograms.
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