Former world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather will conduct a race debut in accordance with MMA rules, ESPN reports.
On 31 December, Mayweather, 41, will compete with Tensin Natsukawa in the RIZIN tournament. The match will be held at the Saitama Super Arena, which is located in Saitama (Japan) and is designed for 37 thousand spectators.
At the moment, Floyd in 50 boxing matches won 50 victories, 27 of the knockout. In his last bout last July, he won former UFC champion Conor McGregor with a technical knockout. In the Natsukawa account in professional mixed martial arts four wins and zero losses.
Earlier, Mayweather voiced interest in a boxing match with UFC title holder Habib Nurmagomedov. However, UFC President Dan White said he was ready to organize this fight only within the framework of the MMA.