American boxer Floyd Mayweather knocked down Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa earlier today in their fight in Tokyo, Japan.
The unbeaten Mayweather fell the 20-year-old three times inside the first round to win their one-off exhibition bout.
Nasukawa who has a flawless kickboxing record with 28 wins was floored in just 140 seconds.
Mayweather speaking after the win maintained he is still ‘retired’ from professional fights.
“I want to say thank you. It was about entertainment and we had fun.
“I want to thank God for this turn out and the event. Tokyo, I want to say thank you. We are the past, the present and the future of sports entertainment. You guys have been amazing, thank you.”
“Tenshin hold your head up high, I want the fans to support him. He’s a great guy, a great fighter and great champion,” Mayweather said, with the Japanese in tears after the bout.
Manny Pacquiao, didnt think it was a fair fight, the tweeted: “Here is an early New Year’s resolution. To continue to only fight experienced opponents who are my size or bigger.”
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