Mayweather shows off cash after earning more than R126m in win over Nasukawa

Mayweather shows off cash after earning more than R126m in win over Nasukawa

- Floyd Mayweather has displayed his earnings after knocking out Japanese kick-boxer Tenshin Nasukawa

- The American pugilist pocketed $9m (more than R126m) for his win over the kickboxer in an exhibition bout

- After three knockdowns in less than three minutes Nasukawa's trainer threw in the towel to surrender

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Floyd Mayweather has taken to the social media to flaunt his latest earnings after knocking out Japanese kick-boxer, Tenshin Nasukawa, in less than three minutes, of their scheduled nine-minute exhibition fight in Tokyo.

The undefeated boxer, who came out of retirement for the bout, uploaded videos of bundles of Japanese Yen in his car after pocketing $9m dollars for his win over Nasukawa.

Although the 41-year-old Mayweather was not in top shape but he proved too hot to handle for the 21-year-old Nasukawa at the Saitama Super Arena.

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The bout which was strictly on boxing rule without referees saw the Japanese kick-boxer suffer three knockdowns in 120 seconds before his trainer ended the contest ended.

Nasukawa was left in tears after the fight as Mayweather tried consoling him inside the 37,000-seater arena with a big smile.

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Interestingly, the Japanese fighter had won all his 32 combat sports contests, and Mayweather insists he is still as champions despite knocking him out.

“We are both still undefeated, I did this to entertain the fans in Japan, they wanted this to happen and I said why not, Tenshin is still a great champion, I am still retired.

“Tenshin hold your head up high, I want the fans to support him, he's a great guy, a great fighter and great champion,” he submitted.

Mayweather’s last fight was a $100m (more than R140m) pay-day against UFC star Conor McGregor in August 2017.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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