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Mayweather returns to ring for Feb 2021 Tokyo bout

Floyd Mayweather’s last bout was a widely ridiculed fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, which he won inside one round

TOKYO – Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring with a fight in Tokyo in February 2021, organisers said Monday, but who he will fight and under what rules was left unclear.

The retired ex-champ had already dropped hints about the fight, which follows a widely ridiculed 2018 “exhibition” match against a Japanese kickboxer, but organisers offered more details on Monday.

It will be part of an event dubbed “Mega 2021”, being hosted at the Tokyo Dome in the Japanese capital on February 28, the production committee said in a press release.

They said it would feature “champion-class” fighters, including Mayweather, but gave no further details — including who the…

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