Who is Tenshin Nasukawa? Floyd Mayweather's New Year's Eve opponent and Japanese kickboxer
30th December 2018

The boxing legend is set to face the unbeaten Japanese kickboxer in Saitama on New Year's Eve.

And here’s everything you need to know about Money’s opponent:

Who is Tenshin Nasukawa?

Tenshin Nasukawa is a 20-year-old kickboxer.

He was born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan on August 18, 1998.

The star is the current RISE featherweight world champion and is ranked eighth No8 bantamweight in the world by Combat Press.

What is Tenshin Nasukawa’s record?

Nasukawa is undefeated in his kickboxing career with 27 victories, 26 coming via knockout.

The Far East sensation is also 4-0 in MMA after signing with Japanese promotion Rizin.

He shot to stardom when he defeated former IBF boxing world champion Amnat Ruenroeng.

Nasukawa beat Rizin Bantamweight Champion Kyoji Horiguchi on September 30 at RIZIN 13 via unanimous decision.

When and where is Floyd Mayweather fighting Tenshin Nasukawa?

Nasukawa and Mayweather will fight on December 31, 2018 at Rizin 14.

It will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

The rules for the bout have yet to be determined in full.

How can I watch Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa?

You can watch Mayweather vs Nasukawa online through Fite TV right here

The card will set you back $24.99 (£19.68).

Mayweather's bout will be blocked on the Fite TV stream in North America and Japan, however.

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