Published: Thu, January 03, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Watch how Mayweather earned $9 million in 139 seconds

Watch how Mayweather earned $9 million in 139 seconds

"When I first got the offer I took it in a flash", said Nasukawa, who also competes in mixed martial arts (MMA).

"But I'm still retired".

Nasukawa, 20, is a kickboxer by trade but against Mayweather on the outskirts of Tokyo he was banned from using his feet over the three rounds of exhibition action. "I'm still retired, I'm still 50-0, and Nasukawa is still undefeated and a hell of a fighter".

Some have called the whole fight a farce. dude was way bigger than the Rizin superstar - and many have wondered if it was all fixed from the beginning.

Nasukawa, who holds a formidable reputation as a kickboxer, was in tears at the end of the bout.

Mayweather landed another punch that sent Nasuwaka staggering back before dropping on the canvas for a second time.

Mayweather further highlighted what a mismatch the fight was when he was asked how he prepared for the bout. "I came back for entertainment for the people of Japan", he added.

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Nasukawa said after the bout that he was grateful for the experience and that he had learned a lot.

After starting his professional career at 16, Nasukawa has quickly become popular in Japan while building his undefeated record. However, he has been fighting at 121 pounds, whereas Mayweather has usually fought at around 150.

"The days since the fight was confirmed have been enjoyable but with concerns, and I spent the time thinking about many things". That size difference proved decisive. "I went to the gym a few times and moved around with Daquan [Mays], a young champion on the rise".

Floyd "The Money" Mayweather consoled t he rookie, who sobbed uncontrollablly, while assuring that he hasn't come out of retirement.

Pacquiao, who will fight American Adrien Broner on January 19 in Las Vegas for the WBA welterweight title, tweeted: "Here is an early New Year's resolution".

Following his cakewalk first-round knockout victory against kickboxing champion Tenshin Nasukawa, Mayweather took to instagram to ask his followers which luxury vehicle he should take out for the day.

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