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Mikuru Asakura didn’t disguise behind any bravado when outlining his causes for accepting a fight with Floyd Mayweather on RIZIN.
The Japanese Mixed Martial Arts star is heading into the autumn event realizing the chips stack up firmly in the direction of him.
Speaking as Mayweather dominated a media room, Asakura aired his views on taking a one-sided drawback sooner than trying to intimate the five-weight world champion on the head-to-head.
“I’m an MMA fighter. Nonetheless I’m going to utilize this opportunity and use Floyd Mayweather to spice up my title. Moreover, my value internationally,” talked about a bewilderingly honest Asakura.
He added tentatively, tongue-in-cheek, “I will win this fight.”
Nobuyuki Sakakibara, the CEO of RIZIN and the one that put the event collectively, is attempting forward to seeing how the battle unfolds.
“I’m very comfy to be sitting between these two athletes and saying our second fight with Floyd Mayweather on RIZIN and in the direction of Mikuru Asakura.
“Mayweather was imagined to fight in Japan sooner than the pandemic. Nonetheless sadly, it was postponed. Now RIZIN is thrilled to positioned on this fight in September.”
Asakura simply is not the one one taking advantage of Mayweather’s worldwide attraction.
“I’m very excited to be working with Floyd Mayweather. Nonetheless not only for this fight nevertheless in the end. We check out the bigger picture to create further thrilling content material materials on our platform.”
Mayweather plans to assemble on the pleasant actually really feel that was a breath of up to date air in the direction of Don Moore in Abu Dhabi.
“Money” held up ring taking part in playing cards, spoke to the group and was in a jovial mood as he dominated his former sparring affiliate.
On retaining that up, he talked about: “I had so many good days competing on the very best diploma. Nonetheless this is usually a good feeling now to have the flexibility to journey the world, do these exhibition bouts, and have pleasant.
“My legacy is already engraved in stone. It’s good to have the flexibility to entertain people world extensive and from all walks of life.”
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Originally posted 2022-06-24 06:08:30.