Saitama Super Arena, Saitama City, United States
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Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Tenshin Nasukawa report
Who won Mayweather vs Nasukawa?
Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Tenshin Nasukawa by knockout in the 1st round on Monday 31st December 2018 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Mayweather vs Nasukawa stats
Floyd Mayweather Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 50 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tenshin Nasukawa made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Mayweather Jr had a massive power advantage over Nasukawa, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Nasukawa's 0%.
Floyd Mayweather Jr was the older man by 22 years, at 46 years old.
Mayweather Jr had a height advantage of 4 inches over Nasukawa. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Floyd Mayweather Jr & Tenshin Nasukawa fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mayweather Jr was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 50 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 26 year and 7 months later than Nasukawa, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 397 more professional rounds, 397 to Nasukawa's 0.
Mayweather vs Nasukawa form
Mayweather Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Conor McGregor on 26th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Andre Berto on 12th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Manny Pacquiao on 2nd May 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight, WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Marcos Maidana on 13th September 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight and WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Marcos Maidana on 3rd May 2014 by majority decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Mayweather Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
What time did Mayweather vs Nasukawa start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 AM EST / 3:00 AM PST at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama City, United States, which was around 11:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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