Sports 7 months ago Share Tweet Pin Share In a surprising turn of events, the Rizin Fighting Federation has just held a press conference for a boxing matchup between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa. Although the two come from two different schools of fighting, both fighters share an undefeated record. Whether fans of the fighters agree with the match up or not, the New Year’s Eve RIZIN 14 fight should be an interesting watch as both fighting prodigies have similar backgrounds with training and competing at a young age. While Floyd Mayweather Jr. commended Nasukawa’s speed and knockout power, he mentioned that the bout would be “experience” versus “youth.” The 41-year-old Floyd Mayweather Jr. went on to express his love for the country of Japan, and his admiration towards his adversary Tenshin Nasukawa — the current RISE feather weight world champion, and half the age of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Stay tuned as more info regarding the specifics of the fight are set to follow. For more sporting news, Daniel Cormier calls out Brock Lesnar following his UFC 230 win. Floyd Mayweather vs. Tenshin Nasukawa. Dec. 31. Saitama Super Arena. Rules: TBD. pic.twitter.com/XzgTwBS0gY — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) November 5, 2018 Bonus: Want to stay up to date on our latest Rare Norm news ?