Tenshin Nasukawa Reacts To Conor McGregor’s Recent Comments

Tenshin Nasukawa has given his response to former UFC champion.

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Tenshin Nasukawa reacts to the recent comments made by Conor McGregor once the news about his next fight was announced. In his response, Nasukawa kept it classy, which is a nice change when it comes to responses these days.

It’s well known that Nasukawa is scheduled to fight Boxing Legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. on December 31st at Rizin 14. As of this writing, a rule set hasn’t been decided. Despite this minor issue, it’s safe to say that this will be Nasukawa biggest fight of his young combat sports career.

Some including McGregor may not understand the amount of talent that the 20-year-old phenom has. This includes fighting in MMA and kickboxing bouts. To have a quick breakdown of his career, he’s fresh off a victory over Rizin bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi. This came by unanimous decision. He’s gone 4-0 in MMA while he holds an undefeated record of 27-0 in kickboxing. It’s impressive, to say the least.

Nasukawa has responded to the latest comments made by McGregor by posting the following on his official Twitter account:

“Hello, Mr. McGregor. My name is Tenshin Nasukawa. I am not Jackie Chan. I promise to avenge your loss, so please watch my fight.”

In case you missed, McGregor took some shots at him through the power of social media by stating that he had no idea who Nasukawa is. He also asked his former rival “who’s this little prick next to you?, and finally, compared Nasukawa to Jackie Chan.

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Mayweather vs. McGregor 2 Is Coming? Floyd’s Father Thinks So

Floyd Senior believes it’s just a matter of time before it happens again.

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Mayweather vs. McGregor 2 has been speculated by fight fans and fighters since their first bout went down in 2017. There have even been reports about the fight potentially going down to the point where early betting odds were released.

The first boxing match between these fighters took place last August in Las Vegas, Nevada and aired live on PPV (pay-per-view) for the low price of $100 for HD and $90 for SD.

As seen in the fight, the UFC champion did show some good things in the ring considering that it was his first outing as a professional. However, he ultimately lost by TKO in the tenth round.

This rematch wouldn’t take place inside of a boxing ring but instead the Octagon, which was based on rumors in early 2018. Obviously, that is not going down as McGregor is slated to challenge for the UFC lightweight title at the UFC 229 PPV event.

Mayweather vs. McGregor 2 Is Coming?

Floyd Senior went on record by stating in a recent interview that he thinks there’s a good chance Mayweather and McGregor fight again. It may not take place this year, but according to him, it could take place in the next couple of years. He also thinks that the fact they traded shots on social media could lead to it.

The father of the boxing legend suggested that it should be a slow build as a way to end McGregor’s boxing aspirations.

Floyd’s Father Thinks So

”It’s sounding like him and Conor McGregor are going to fight,” he said (H/T to MMAMania). “That’s what it sounds like. I don’t know for sure, but I’m just saying the way things are sounding to me. It sounds like [Floyd’s] going to fight again, and Conor McGregor, he wants to fight again. Even though he don’t want to fight again. He’ll fight again just to show his people what he can do – which is nothing.”

”This time here, I’m gonna make sure that he gets stretched out,” Floyd Sr. said. “All the way out of the game. I want to make sure he don’t come back no more. I’m just saying, I think they’re gonna fight the same way,” he said. “I think Conor McGregor wants that win back that he had. Which is never coming back to him anyways. It’s being talked about and it sounds like a lot of interest is in it right now.”

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Conor McGregor Looks Back On Floyd Mayweather Bout

McGregor took time to reflect on the biggest fight of his career.

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Conor McGregor looks back on a bout that no doubt changed his fighting career forever in a fight that many won’t soon forget due to the circumstances. The fight that the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champ is talking about was against Floyd Mayweather.

The Fight

The boxing match between these fighters took place on August 26th, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It aired live on PPV (pay-per-view) for the low price of $100 for HD and $90 for SD.

As seen in the fight, the UFC champion did show some good things in the ring considering that it was his first outing as a professional. However, he ultimately lost by TKO in the tenth round.

Although McGregor looked good in the first three rounds, he started getting tired as the fight went on. Even McGregor cited patches of fatigue that he needs to overcome. He made it clear by admitting that going 12 rounds was always a challenge for him during training camp.

Mayweather has gone on record by stating that this would serve as his retirement fight, which left him with a perfect 50-0 pro-boxing record. However, if a money fight is presented, he could change his mind.

Conor McGregor Looks Back

McGregor is preparing for his UFC return and decided to take some time to reflect on the fight in a recent post on his official Instagram account. He wrote the following:

“One year ago today I adhered to a load of rules, for a load of riches,” he wrote. “Not today though. Today was no rules. Just a fight. A Proper one. For nothing more than peace, and peace of mind.”

McGregor is slated to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title at the UFC 229 pay-per-view event. The show goes on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card will air on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET while the preliminary card will air on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET and the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass.

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Tyron Woodley Reveals Start Date For Floyd Mayweather’s MMA Training

It appears that Mayweather is actually going through with this.

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Tyron Woodley has revealed the start date for Floyd Mayweather’s MMA training.

Whether this training actually leads to a pro-MMA fight remains to be seen, but it’s going to be something interesting to follow in the coming months. This has been an ongoing story all year long.

Mayweather has been teasing for months now that he will make the transition from the world of boxing to the land of MMA.

He recently went on record by saying that he plans to submit the paperwork to get an MMA license, which will likely be in Nevada.

With Mayweather teasing a jump to MMA from the boxing world, there are many who believe that the opponent for Mayweather would be his former rival Conor McGregor.

Mayweather has gone on record by stating that this would serve as his retirement fight, which would leave him with a perfect 50-0 pro-boxing record.

If this fight does happen then, it wouldn’t impact his boxing record but rather his MMA record.

The UFC welterweight champion is a strong believer in the boxing legend and has gone on record in the past by stating in interviews that he is willing to train Mayweather.

Woodley has recently given an update on when Mayweather would start his training and decided to share the news with the world through the power of social media.

“I just talked to Floyd. He was in Singapore…somewhere else,” Woodley said during an Instagram Live session earlier this week (transcribed by MMA News). “I just talked to him a couple of days ago. So when he get back in town next week, me and him are going to start training.”

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Rose Namajunas Refuses Conor McGregor’s Online Apology: ‘F**k That’

Rose Namajunas wasn’t about to accept Conor McGregor’s apology on Instagram:

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Many prominent MMA personalities were affected by Conor McGregor’s chaotic Brooklyn outburst two days before April 7’s UFC 223.

The attack, where the former champion threw a metal dolly threw a bus containing rival Khabib Nurmagomedov, left two fighters injured and unable to compete on the event and also forced a third fight off the card when McGregor friend (and accomplice) Artem Lobov was pulled from his scheduled fight with Alex Caceres.

But the incident, which eventually saw McGregor incarcerated for assault charges overnight and awaiting court this June, almost had a far more impactful effect on the event, as UFC women’s strawweight Rose Namajunas was in the bus and visibly shaken by the events, to the point where she even considered not fighting Joanna Jedrzejczyk on the card.

While “Thug” Rose did decide to fight on and beat her rival by unanimous decision, things are still not good between her and McGregor. According to Outside the Cage on Twitter, Namajunas had a seething reply to “The Notorious” when he tried to apologize to her on Instagram, simply saying, “F*** that, call Pat,” in reference to her longtime partner Pat Barry.

Namajunas also addressed the incident during a recent appearance on The Jim & Sam Show (via MMA Mania), noting that the situation is far from ideal because even though she picked up a second victory over a woman who just months ago was talked up as the best female MMA fighter of all-time, she’s only asked about the attack, so that accomplishment will always be overshadowed by what McGregor did:

“It just sucks because that’s the question that’s always gonna be asked. And it’s like, ‘Look what I did.’”

A fair point from “Thug” Rose to be certain because her second consecutive win over a historic women’s champion is undoubtedly being overshadowed by a needless, violent event that not only injured innocent people but forced three fights off of the most anticipated pay-per-view of the year thus far.

The focus will likely always remain on McGregor and his antics from the weekend, however, and it’s hard to look past Namajunas’ desire for her efforts in the cage to be focused on rather than a crime committed by a superstar who has shown he cares about little else than going off the rails in his post-Mayweather period of debauchery.

In that sense, you can see why she isn’t accepting McGregor’s apology.

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Source: Mayweather vs. McGregor In UFC ‘Closer To Happening’

In recent weeks, talk of an over-the-top Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout in the UFC octagon has cooled down quite a bit. The rumors were roaring hot at one point after Mayweather posted a video of himself stepping into an MMA cage and teased a “billion dollar” deal with the UFC earlier this year, […]

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In recent weeks, talk of an over-the-top Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout in the UFC octagon has cooled down quite a bit.

The rumors were roaring hot at one point after Mayweather posted a video of himself stepping into an MMA cage and teased a “billion dollar” deal with the UFC earlier this year, yet nothing was made official and talks died down as McGregor was arrested on assault charges for his now-infamous Brooklyn bus attack on April 5 in New York.

It’s lead many to believe that the bout was a joke that was never going to happen in the first place, yet Mayweather’s head of security, Greg La Rosa, recently stoked the fires back up again during a recent appearance on MMA Junkie Radio, claiming that while many are calling ‘bulls***’ on the fight, ‘Money’ isn’t joking when he said that if the boxing legend comes back, it will be to MMA:

“I think he might do it. I think he might come back. Never know. I don’t know who it would be against, because that stuff would be all behind the scenes, a little out of my reach. But I think he might do it.

“A lot of people are calling bullshit on this one, but we’ll just have to see. He’s around camp, he’s talking about it, and he’s not kidding when he talks to Jim Gray there and says if I come back it’ll be for MMA. That’s not a joke that he’s making.”

Pressed for his assessment if it would actually happen, La Rosa then said he believes it’s closer to happening than not:

“Man, if I had to guess, I’d say it’s closer to happening.”

As Dana White loves to say, we’ll see what happens in regards to Mayweather vs. McGregor in the octagon. But based on Mayweather’s recent words to Filipino news outlet ABS-CBN News during a world-traveling trip, he isn’t focused on any type of combat sports return as of now:

“I’m not worried about the octagon or the boxing ring. As of right now, I’m touring around the world, doing different things, embracing my fans, getting love from all around the world,” Mayweather said. “Right now I’m just traveling. I don’t know what the future holds, but as of right now, I’m retired.

“I’m not thinking about fighting right now.”

There’s little doubt that Mayweather vs. McGregor would be the biggest fight of 2018 in terms of mainstream appeal, as their first fight in the boxing ring last year was rated as the second-highest grossing pay-per-view event of all-time.

There are hurdles to surpass, however, and Mayweather doesn’t seem to be too intent on making the bout happen as of right now.

But that could all change rather quickly. Is it a fight you’re excited to pay money for?

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