- Mayweather needed just a little over two minutes to defeat Tenshin Nasukawa in their exhibition match
- The American boxing legend now stands a chance of pocketing a staggering R130 million from the match
- Mayweather, who retired from the with a perfect professional record defeated Nasukawa with three knock downs
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Legendary American boxer, Floyd Mayweather, on Monday, December 31, defeated kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa with three knockdowns in an exhibition match hosted in Tokyo, Japan.
Mayweather now stands a grand chance of pocketing a staggering R130million after winning the match in just 139 seconds.
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The 41-year-old needed just three canvas strikes to floor Nasukawa who is 21 years younger than the American.
Despite starting the match brightly with plenty of punches, Nasukawa was eventually overpowered as Mayweather ripped him apart.
Mayweather, who is also a former five-weight world champion retired from boxing with a perfect professional record of 50-0 in 2017.
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While addressing the crowd, Floyd acknowledged the Japanese boxer as a worthy competitor, before dismissing speculation surrounding a return to professional boxing.
"I want to say thank you to Tenshin. This don’t go on our record," he said.
"We are both still undefeated. He is a great champion and a great fighter. I am still retired, I don’t look to come back to boxing. I came back for entertainment for the people of Japan," he added.
Mayweather finally gifted the trophy to his defeated opponent in a show of class after the bout.
Briefly.co.za learned that the boxer took to social media to shut down all the haters who have on several occasions faulted her for being an arrogant personality.
The fighter, who has over the years amassed several prestigious accolades including being a six-time winner of the Best Fighter ESPY Award (2007–2010, 2012–2014), took to his lucrative Instagram page to explain to fans why he decided to take up such an egotistic demeanour.
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Source: Briefly News