UFC expressed interest in Tenshin Nasukawa 'a few years ago' says longtime Japanese MMA manager Shu Hirata

Prodigy kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa is already one of the best ever in his sport despite his age. Apparently, there was a point where the world’s premier MMA promotion wanted to get their hands on the Chiba Prefecture native. 41-0 at just age 22, Nasukawa first stepped foot inside the RIZIN FF ring at RIZIN […]

Chatri Sityodtong suggests ONE Championship could potentially sign Tenshin Nasukawa

ONE Championship has signed a host of high profile free agents over the last few months, such as former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez and Vitor Belfort, former UFC stars Sage Northcutt, Yoshihiro Akiyama, and Yushin Okami, Muay Thai star Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex, and kickboxing ace Nieky Holzken. Speaking at the ONE: A New […]

VIDEO | Tenshin Nasukawa rebounds from Mayweather setback with unbelievable KO win

On New Years Eve, Japanese kickboxing wunderkind Tenshin Nasukawa had the opportunity to shock the world when he stepped into the RIZIN ring for an exhibition boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Unfortunately for Nasukawa and his legions of dedicated fans, he was soundly defeated by the much larger Mayweather, as he was […]

Floyd Mayweather claims Gervonta Davis is fighting Tenshin Nasukawa in RIZIN

Last night, Floyd Mayweather protege Gervonta Davis delivered a thunderous, first-round knockout win over short-notice replacement opponent Hugo Ruiz, retaining his WBA super-featherweight belt in the process. According to Mayweather, Davis’ next challenge will pit him against Japanese kickboxing ace Tenshin Nasukawa in April. “We’re talking about May [for Davis’ next fight], if that’s okay […]

Tenshin Nasukawa responds to Conor McGregor callout, provides counter-offer

Last night, in a somewhat surprising twist, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor called for an exhibition mixed martial arts bout with 20-year-old Japanese kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa, who was recently trounced in an exhibition boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. I wish to go to Tokyo to face Tenshin Nasukawa in a […]