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Why You Need To Watch Bellator 222 This Weekend

Bellator 222 on Friday night is one of the best fight-cards Scott Coker and co. have assembled in quite some time, a superb offering filled to the brim with matchups of real significance to the sport. With eighteen fights to be found on its lineup, there is, of course, every reason to be put off by the length of this …

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Tenshin Moves To 30-0 With Third-Round TKO At RIZIN 15

Tenshin Nasukawa extended his unbeaten kickboxing record with a glorious third-round TKO of Fritz Aldin Biagtan at RIZIN 15. Those who only know of Tenshin because of his in some ways farcical New Year’s Eve showdown with Floyd Mayweather at RIZIN 13 will have no doubt gotten the wrong impression of this young man’s talents. At 20-years-old, the tougher challenges …

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Watch: Tenshin Scores Beautiful Cartwheel-Kick Knockout

Tenshin Nasukawa is well and truly putting memories of his first-round TKO loss to boxing legend Floyd Mayweather behind, scoring another massive KO win. Say what you want about that somewhat farcical contest, Tenshin remains one of the most promising young talents in the game – something he proved once again with a highlight-reel finish in his RISE World Series …

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Tenshin Nasukawa Has Responded To Conor McGregor’s Callout

Tenshin Nasukawa has responded to Conor McGregor’s rather bizarre callout of him with an equally hilarious retort. Tenshin’s showdown against Floyd Mayweather on New Year’s Eve went pretty much how one would have expected, as the legendary boxer scored three knockdowns in two minutes on his comparatively tiny opponent – forcing the corner of Nasukawa to throw in the towel. Conor McGregor, …

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Tenshin Nasukawa Admits He Feels Like Kicking Floyd Mayweather

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Japanese kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa has admitted that he wouldn’t mind kicking Floyd Mayweather after what he described as ‘provocative’ comments made by the boxer. It’s the fight that nobody saw coming, the fight that nobody asked for and after a rather hilarious public fallout that saw it briefly shelved, the fight that – like it or not – will …

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Tenshin Nasukawa Says He Wants To Kick Floyd Mayweather’s Ass

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Japanese kickboxer Tenshin “Ninja Boy” Nasukawa said Tuesday he wants to use the element of surprise to defeat boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr in their bout later this month. “I want to kick his ass,” the 20-year-old baby-faced southpaw told reporters after a training session in the city of Matsudo near Tokyo. The New Year’s Eve bout, first announced in …

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Bellator Champ Caldwell To Face Rizin Champ Horiguchi In Super-Fight

Bellator announced on Thursday that their bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell will be facing off against Rizin’s 135lb king  Kyoji Horiguchi for the Japanese promotions’ bantamweight belt. The cross-promotion super fight is set to take place at Rizin 14 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan on the 31st of December 2018, the same card which is set to include …

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Mayweather Deletes Every Mention Of Tenshin Fight From Social Media

Floyd Mayweather has deleted every social media post relating to his recently announced showdown with RIZIN superstar Tenshin Nasukawa. It really did seem like a winning deal for all parties – with reports from Japan estimating that Floyd would come away with $88 million from the New Years Eve date. Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports noted that Mayweather has effectively erased every …

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Watch: Tenshin’s Exhilarating RIZIN Super-Fight With Kyoji Horiguchi

Floyd Mayweather’s RIZIN 14 opponent Tenshin Nasukawa’s last in-ring outing was one of the year’s most entertaining fights, a kickboxing super-fight showdown with the elite MMA star, Kyoji Horiguchi. The announcement that Nasukawa will be fighting the legendary undefeated boxer was perhaps the most surprising news story of the year to date. For those of you who are (understandably) confused by …

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Tenshin Promises Conor McGregor He Will Avenge His Loss

Tenshin Nasukawa has responded to Conor McGregor’s recent Instagram post with a promise that he will avenge his 2017 loss to Floyd Mayweather. If you thought that this week couldn’t get any stranger, stay tuned. After yesterday’s shock announcement that Floyd Mayweather will be returning to the ring to fight Japanese kickboxing/MMA prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa in December. For those of you …

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Reports From Toyko Detail Mayweather’s Pay For RIZIN Fight

A Japanese sports outlet has reported the amount of money Floyd Mayweather will make from his December showdown with Tenshin Nasukawa. Japanese outlet Tokyo-Sport reported today that Mayweather will make a flat sum of 7 billion yen for the bout – which is would rise to an expected 10 billion yen after PPV and broadcasting figures are tallied. 10 billion yen converts …

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Tenshin To Mayweather: “I’ll Change History With One Punch, Just Watch”

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr said Monday he will come out of retirement to fight a Japanese kickboxer half his age, Tenshin Nasukawa, on New Year’s Eve in Saitama. The 41-year-old unbeaten American, who won world titles in five different weight divisions and was considered the best pound-for-pound boxer in the sport, out-boxed Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor in …

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