'Blindsided' Floyd Mayweather backs out of Nasukawa fight claiming ambush

07 November 2018 08:34
Boxer says promoter misrepresented scale of December fightMayweather appeared at press conference announcing eventFloyd Mayweather appears to have backed out of a planned New Year’s Eve fight with Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa less than three days after he appeared at a Tokyo press conference announcing the event, claiming he was “blindsided” by the promoter regarding the magnitude of the bout.The five-division boxing champion said in an Instagram post on Wednesday that he had agreed to a three-round exhibition fight “purely for entertainment purposes with no intentions of being represented as an official fight card” and was “completely derailed by the new direction this event was going”. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian