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Nasukawa looks for real fight with Mayweather, not just entertainment

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By Yuri Kageyama

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ridiculous billing

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Mayweather has everything to lose and absolutely nothing to gain by doing this. If she gets cut by a glove that accidentally has a sharp spot on it then he will have been beaten by the Japanese fighter. One only has to look at the Kameda family to see what the purpose of this event.

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If he follows the rules of boxing then Mayweather will be fine. I do agree that Mayweather should not take it lightly because Tenshin will try to make a name for hisself. He might get frustrated and throw a leg kick or elbow.

This fight promotion is ran by scam artists, so I would make sure that my money is guaranteed. The pride fighters learned the hard way dealing with that same company.

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"I sensed no aura about him," he said.

Then he should have born atleast 10 or 20 year earlier. Mayweather is 41 year old. His fighting days over and how he expect real fight between boxer and kickboxer. I respect Nasukawa as fighter. But this just too much

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Tenshin has been pegged as a genius and he has proved himself already by sleighing kings in a variety of divisions and arenas. Already a seasoned champion despite his young age. Absolutely brilliant to watch, he is the real deal. Would have loved to see him kick Mayweather, but the Mayweather camp are too smart to ever let that happen. Some interesting grappling may make it a worthy fight , and yes, young Tenshin can throw flurries of hard, quick and devastating punches.

Gunna be good either way. Will Mayweather try and outbox him for three rounds for a paycheck or will he be drawn into an actual fight? Tenshin seems keen.

Ta-no-shi-mi!

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Traditionally in fights llike these the Japanese audience expects and demands to see their fighter win. That is what they have paid for, and Mayweather will have been made the sweetest offer. This fight will surely be as rigged as tight as any rigging will hold without snapping.

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I’m expecting the odd headbutt. He may be young, but he seems to win a lot.

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It's stupid. Why not have him kick a ballet dancer or a F1 driver. Boxing and kick boxing are different sports. This kind of crap is on tv all the time. The Japanese challenges a foreign champion at something they have no experience doing. Then the Japanese acts like they are "better" because they have won. Japanese don't have an inferiority complex. They have a superiority complex. This is nothing, but a low level Kameda type of scam being run on a money hungry boxer. He just bought a 10 million dollar home and probably wants to pay for a renovation next year. Does anyone remember the garbage that was supposed to pass as sport in K1, Pride and Heroes??

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Mate some of the old K1 and Pride stuff was brilliant. Legends were crowned and made. Don’t throw out the baby with the bathwater!

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There were also some tailor made finishes that included 4th and 5th rounds when the Japanese star couldn't win.

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Traditionally in fights llike these the Japanese audience expects and demands to see their fighter win. That is what they have paid for, and Mayweather will have been made the sweetest offer. This fight will surely be as rigged as tight as any rigging will hold without snapping.

Mayweather will snap him like a toothpick. I’m betting Mayweather would win 99.9%

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Good luck Tenshin-chan! Beat and kick this terrible Mayweather boy, convicted and jailed for bashing up women. Mayweather is a coward.

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A dumb show.

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Really do not care who wins...

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Tenshin is excellent at his sport but if he wants to fight a boxer who's not old and retired I suggest Vasyl Lomachenko

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