But since Maywether signed a deal with a mixed martial arts company it's been confirmed he'll be taking on NasukawaRizin Fighting Federation event on 31 December.
But at a press conference in Japan earlier this morning, it was announced that the Olympic bronze medallist take on undefeated MMA phenom Tenshin Nasukawa.
Mayweather, undefeated in 50 fights and a world champion in five boxing weight divisions, said the rules of the bout have yet to be clarified. He posted a photo of himself wearing RIZIN kickboxing gloves on Instagram. I wanted to display my skills outside the United States and be in a special fight, ' he said. "We'll get that situated within the next couple of weeks".
'We will just see. "The world has never seen Mayweather compete live in (Japan)", he added, promoting the cross-code bout as an expansion of his businesses to the Far East. Everyone I've talked to said they'd be shocked if it's MMA. Let's go over to Japan.
"I'm not really anxious about the weight class or rules - it's about me displaying my skills against another skilful fighter".
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'I have fought in the USA for all 50 of my fights. "He has youth on his side and he's going to bring a lot of excitement". "My punch can change history and I will show that to you".
The Rizin Fighting Federation was founded in 2015 by Japanese businessman Nobuyuki Sakakibara, who was previously the president of Pride Fighting Championships before it was sold to the then-owners of Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2007. "But it will be a great fight that everybody will be so excited to see".
Mayweather retired afterwards but had been teasing a potential comeback in recent months including chatter about him attempting to challenge reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a boxing match. Pacquiao plans to defend his secondary welterweight title against Adrien Broner in January.
Nasukawa, who is 4-0 in MMA and 27-0 in kickboxing, is listed at 5-foot-5, 125 pounds. He recently defeated former UFC fighter Kyoji Horiguchi in a kickboxing fight.
Mayweather had come out of a near two-year retirement to fight McGregor and afterwards said he was done with boxing.
Nasukawa, a southpaw, is considerably smaller than Mayweather.
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