Boxing/MMA Floyd Mayweather signs to fight with Rizin FF

Started by tomroe93, Nov 4, 2018, in Sports Add to Reading List

  1. tomroe93
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    Nov 4, 2018
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced Monday in Tokyo that he has agreed to a bout in the Rizin Fighting Federation

    Mayweather will fight on Dec. 31 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

    Both Mayweather and his opponent, Tenshin Nasukawa, were both introduced at a news conference in Tokyo by Rizin officials. It was not clear whether it will be a boxing match, an MMA fight or some other combat sport.

    Source: http://www.espn.com/mma/story/_/id/...r-jr-schedules-bout-rizin-fighting-federation
     
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  2. Charlie Work
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    Charlie Work Level 5 Goblin

    Nov 5, 2018
    Floyd is going to outweigh Tenshin by 30+ pounds on fight night lol. I honestly think Tenshin could still KO him with a clean rolling thunder.

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    His signature move. Of course, that depends on the ruleset and what not. Tenshin last fought an MMA fighter in a kickboxing match, former UFC flyweight contender Kyogi Horiguchi. Was a pretty compelling match with Kyogi troubling him early.

    This is pretty much a farce given the weight disparity, but at least the world will be exposed to a great talent in Tenshin. He's not the best Japanese kickboxer at his weight, that honor goes to Takeru who is older and more accomplished, but he's definitely the future.
     
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    Floyd's not stupid. This will be a boxing match. Period. Any kind of kicks or elbows and Floyd gets murdered.
     
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    I really don't think he would. This is coming from somebody who actually watches Tenshin fight.
     
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    I take it Floyd's gambling is not going too well.
     
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    The fight is off. Was supposed to be a closed exhibition for a wealthy crowd. Rizin surprised Floyd at the press conference.
     
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    Floyd is full of s---. He announced the fight on his IG before the pres conference. You don't do that for a "private" fight.
     
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    I don't see why he has any reason to back out otherwise. He would ruin Tenshin in a boxing match. He holds all the cards, and if it was a purse problem, I don't think he'd hide that.

    So, if he's lying, what's the real reason he's backing out now?
     
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  9. Mikey
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    Floyd is acting weird ever since his retirement against Berto.

    He either has money troubles from gambling or gets jealous of boxing moving on.

    I think he is going to stay fighting like Roy Jones although he is smart & will only fight people who he know he will beat.
    A Pacquaio rematch will probably happen next year after he signed with Haymon.
     
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