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Rizin 16 Results: Hamasaki Wins ‘Champ-Champ’ Bout, Nasukawa Destroys Blanco

Rizin 16 is in the books and we've got the results for you. The action took place earlier today (June 2) inside World Memorial Hall in Kobe, Japan. Rizin 16 featured mixed martial arts and kickboxing action. On the MMA front, Rizin super atomweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki took on...

Manny Pacquiao Praises Tenshin Nasukawa for Match with Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao is in full support of Tenhsin Nasukawa’s opponent for RIZIN 15 but he wanted to give some respect to Nasukawa for stepping into boxing to face Floyd Mayweather, Jr. at RIZIN 14. Pacquiao met with RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara in early April looking to expand opportunities for Pilipino fighters in combat...

ONE Championship CEO Teases Possibly Signing Tenshin Nasukawa

ONE Championship continues to try and make big moves to elevate their brand. After signing the likes of Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson, CEO Chatri Sityodtong wants to continue adding notable names. After a tremendous ONE: A New Era event in Japan, Sityodtong spoke at the post-fight press conference. Sityodtong...

Tenshin Nasukawa Bounces Back From Floyd Mayweather Loss With Amazing KO Victory (Video)

This past New Year's Eve, Floyd Mayweather Jr. returned to combat sports action when he fought kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa. The pair competed in a boxing exhibition bout under the RIZIN banner. Not surprisingly, Mayweather made very quick work of Nasukawa. He defeated Nasukawa in the first round after his...

Cyborg Would Also Take Exhibition Fight On McGregor-Nasukawa Card

Floyd Mayweather Jr. just banked a $9 million payday for an exhibition fight with kickboxing ace Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan. "Money" stopped the young Japanese star in the first round with ease. Now, former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor wants to do the same. He recently called for...

Tenshin Nasukawa Has Outlandish Request For Exhibition Bout With Conor McGregor

If Tenshin Nasukawa sticks to his guns, then Conor McGregor can pretty much rule out an exhibition bout against him. Nasukawa is a 20-year-old phenom out of Japan who is lighting up the world of kickboxing. He recently had an exhibition boxing match-up with future boxing Hall of Famer Floyd...

Conor McGregor Wants His Shot at an Exhibition Fight Against Tenshin Nasukawa

Conor McGregor wants his own $9 million trip to Japan. On Sunday night, the former two-division UFC champion sent out a message on social media asking for his shot at an exhibition match against 20-year old Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa. “I wish to go to Tokyo to face Tenshin Nasukawa...

Chael Sonnen Says Tenshin Nasukawa ‘Did The Job’ For Floyd Mayweather

Chael Sonnen is of the belief that Tenshin Nasukawa took a dive. On New Year's Eve, 20-year old kickboxing phenom Nasukawa did battle with Floyd Mayweather. The exhibition boxing match headlined RIZIN 14. Mayweather won the bout in the first round after multiple knockdowns caused Nasukawa's corner to throw in...

Funny Finish Doesn’t Mean Mayweather vs. Nasukawa Was Fake

RIZIN 14 took place New Year's Eve at the historic Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and the card was full of exciting MMA action. But the fight everyone is talking about a few days later wasn't a mixed martial arts bout. The fight everyone can't stop talking about was...

Tenshin Nasukawa Issues First Statement After Mayweather Bout

The MMA world kissed 2018 the year goodbye with an unlikely exhibition bout between boxing great Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa at RIZIN 14. The bout was scheduled to take place within three three-minute rounds under a strict boxing ruleset. Win or lose, the outcome of the exhibition...

Floyd Mayweather Talks TKO Win Over Tenshin Nasukawa

On New Year's eve, Floyd Mayweather did what he's been doing for over two decades. Mayweather went one-on-one with Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing match. The bout headlined RIZIN 14 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The bout didn't last long as Mayweather earned a first-round TKO...

Tenshin Nasukawa Doesn’t Feel At Disadvantage Boxing Floyd Mayweather

Tenshin Nasukawa may not be in his wheelhouse at RIZIN 14, but believes he'll be just as comfortable. Nasukawa is set to clash with Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition boxing match on RIZIN's New Year's eve show. Of course that means no kicking, elbows, or takedowns will be allowed in...

Tenshin Nasukawa On Mayweather: “I Feel Like Kicking Him”

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be stepping into the ring with undefeated kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa. The action goes down under the RIZIN banner at RIZIN 14 from the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan. The fight, however, will not count on either man's official combat sports record, and Nasukawa is not...

Floyd Mayweather Jr Reminds Us Who the A-Side is

Floyd Mayweather Jr hosted a small press conference at his boxing gym in Las Vegas yesterday to promote his upcoming exhibition match with Tenshin Nasukawa at RIZIN 14. It is important to note that his gym is specifically a boxing gym considering the point of the press conference was...

Rules Announced for Mayweather/Nasukawa Exhibition

Rules for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Tenshin Nasukawa exhibition fight were released Thursday by Mayweather’s Swanson Communications public relations team. The fight will take place strictly under boxing rules for three three-minute rounds with both fighters wearing 8-oz Rizin gloves. To leave no room for misunderstanding, this is an exhibition...