Mayweather stops Nasukawa in 1st round, flooring him 3 times

Mayweather stops Nasukawa in 1st round, flooring him 3 times

Japanese fighter Tenshin Nasukawa has responded to boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather after his dramatic towelling at Rizin 14.

Floyd Mayweather def. Tenshin Nasakuwa in the first round.

But he soon made up for lost time, knocking down his opponent twice before flooring him for a third and final time with a fierce right as the three-round exhibition, which was truthfully a pretty farcical affair, came to an abrupt end with around 40 seconds left in the first.

"Did I have a training camp for this fight?"

"Money' Mayweather earned $9 million for just over two minutes action in a scheduled three round contest".

Mayweather's last fight came on August 26, 2017 when he knocked out Conor McGregor in 10 rounds.

The fight was decried as one of the biggest mismatches in sporting history as boxing novice Nasukawa face the former five-weight world champion who was undefeated in 50 professional fights.

Trekkyandy fight by Boxing rules expected ended an easy win for Mayweather - Floyd in the first round after a series of knockdowns forced the referee to stop the one-sided beating 20-year-old Japanese.

During the fight, it was apparent that Mayweather was in his usual confident form from the get-go, moving fluidly in the ring while Nasukawa struggled to land a punch.

It took Mayweather two minutes to destroy his younger rival in what ESPN called a "laughable event"; he said that his preparations were all about "moving around" a bit with a sparring partner.

The odds in the match were, however, starkly favouring the Mayweather. "I came back for entertainment for the people of Japan". Mayweather has never fought above 154 pounds, while Alvarez has moved up in weight to take the WBA super middleweight title from Rocky Fielding in December.

It was announced out of the blue on November 5, with Mayweather saying it had "always been a goal of mine to go outside out of the USA and display my talent".

There were many fans and a few fight analysts who believe that this fight was fixed. Tenshin is a true champion and a hell of a fighter.