Rizin 14 fight card
Floyd Mayweather is scheduled for his next outing on December 31 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Going through the ropes on New Year’s Eve, boxing great faces Japanese kickboxer and Mixed Martial Artist Tenshin Nasukawa, battling it out in the main event of Rizin 14.
Mayweather and Nasukawa square off in an exhibition matchup, which is scheduled for three rounds. The encounter is set under straight boxing rules.
In the co-main event the reigning Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell takes on Rizin Bantamweight Grand Prix winner Kyoji Horiguchi (25-2). The contest is for the promotion’s inaugural bantamweight title.
On Christmas Eve the promotion announced a complete 14-fight lineup of the upcoming show (via Twitter). Among the bouts Kanna Asukra and Ayaka Hamasaki challenge for women’s super atomweight title. Also on the card, Jiri Prochazka takes on Brandon Halsey, and Gabi Garcia goes up against Barbara Nepomuceno.
The main card features seven bouts, following an undercard also comprising seven matchups. A complete lineup and fight order can be found below.
Floyd Mayweather vs. Tenshin Nasukawa
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrion Caldwell
Kanna Asakura vs. Ayaka Hamasaki
Brandon Halsey vs. Jiri Prochazka
Gabi Garcia vs. Barbara Nepomuceno
Daron Cruickshank vs. Damien Brown
Mika Nagano vs. Miyuu Yamamoto
Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Erson Yamamoto
Johnny Case vs. Yusuke Yachi
Yuki Motoya vs. Justin Scoggins
Manel Kape vs. Ulka Sasaki
Shinju Nozawa-Auclair vs. Justyna Zofia Haba
Tofik Musaev vs. Nobumitsu Osawa
Samantha Jean-Francois vs. Rena Kubota