FLOYD MAYWEATHER makes his return to the ring in another money-spinning bout against Japanese MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura.
The 50-0 retired boxer hasn’t been in the ring since a clash with sparring partner Don Moore in May.
Floyd Mayweather will face Mikuru Asakura at the Super Saitama Arena
Floyd Mayweather is undefeated as a professional boxer and has a 50-0 record
Mayweather also fought Logan Paul in a bout which earned him millions of dollars last summer.
His clash against Asakura will be his first against an MMA fighter since his win over Tenshin Nasukawa in 2018.
Mayweather has also been rumoured to be in negotiations with KSI’s brother Deji for another exhibition later this year.
But first he must get through 28-year-old Rizin star Asakura.
When is Mayweather vs Asakura?
- Mayweather’s clash against Asakura will take place on Sunday, September 25.
- The fight will be held at the Super Saitama Arena in Saitama, Japan.
- The arena is set to welcome 37,000 fans for the mega event.
- The ring-walks will begin at 4am UK time on Sunday, September 25.
What channel is it and can it be live streamed?
- Mayweather vs Asakura will be shown live on Fite TV PPV in the UK.
- You can live stream the action from the Fite TV app, which is available for download onto your mobile or tablet device.
- It costs £19.99 to watch the event in the UK.
Mayweather vs Asakura full card
Mayweather has partnered up with Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN once again for his next exhibition bout.
Super RIZIN card
- Floyd Mayweather vs. Mikuru Asakura – Boxing Exhibition Bout
- Nadaka Yoshinari vs. Bandasak So Trakunpet – Kickboxing Bout
- Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Yuto Hokamura
- Hiromasa Ogikubo vs. Soo Chul Kim
- Kyohei Hagiwara vs. Chihiro Suzuki
- Juri Ohara vs. Luiz Gustavo
- Shoma Shibisai vs. Cally Gibrainn de Oliveira
What has been said?
Mayweather said: “My legacy is already engraved in stone.
“But it’s still great just to go around the world and entertain people from all walks of life.
“I’m pretty sure he’s gonna come out and give his best, like any and every guy, but I’ve seen every style, so, my job is just to go out there, be me, have fun and do what I do best.
“September we’re going to have fun and entertain people. I’m Floyd Mayweather to him. He’s just another opponent to me.”
Asakura said: “I’m an MMA fighter but I’m going to use this opportunity and I’m going to use him to raise my name and my value internationally. I will win this fight.”
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I learn how to defend myself against boxing?
Boxing is among the oldest forms of martial art known to man. Boxing can also be considered to one of hardest sports to perform. It’s not enough to punch someone in their face and knock them out. You need to know how you can defend yourself against punches or kicks.
Finding a nearby boxing gym is the first step. Once you’ve found the right place to train, it’s time to purchase gloves and a headgear. Gloves protect you hands while the helmet protects your head. A T-shirt and shorts are required.
After you have all the equipment you need, it’s time to get warm. You can start slowly and then increase speed gradually. If you feel ready, get on the bag and start sparring with another boxer. Do not worry if you make a mistake. It doesn’t matter if you fail, just keep trying until you succeed.
What can I do to improve my punching?
Punching form is one of the most important parts of boxing. You must develop good punch technique if you want to become a better boxer. Here are some ways to improve your boxing technique.
- Keep your head up. Keep your head up when you’re throwing punches.
- Punch from the shoulder. When you throw a punch, try to hit the target from the shoulder instead of the chin.
- Keep your eyes on your feet. Keep your feet still when you are punching.
- Throw short, quick punches. Throwing longer punches will tire you out more quickly.
- Don’t forget about defense! Always remember to block incoming punches.
- Use your elbows. You can defend yourself by using your elbows.
- Learn to use your legs. Your legs can save you from getting knocked over if you know how to use them properly.
- Keep practicing every day. Even if you feel exhausted after training, don’t give up. It takes practice and dedication to excel at any skill.
- Have fun Enjoy what you are doing.
- Breathe. You will be stronger and have more energy if you breathe correctly.
- Relax. Don’t worry about making errors. Learn new things instead of worrying about making mistakes.
- Be patient. Boxing is hard. It takes time to master your skills.
- Never stop learning. As long there is still room for improvement, there will continue to be improvement.
- You can listen to music. Music can help you relax and concentrate during training.
- Watch videos of professional boxers. Watching them fight can inspire you to work harder.
- Read books. Reading helps you better understand boxing techniques.
- It is important to take breaks. Sometimes, you need to take a break. Play basketball or soccer outside.
- Find a coach. A coach who is an expert in boxing can help you get better faster.
- Do push-ups. Push-ups can be a great way to increase strength and endurance.
How can a beginner start boxing at home?
Boxing is one the oldest known sports. Boxing was originally developed during ancient times to train warriors to fight against enemies. Today, boxing is still widely practiced around the world. Boxing is not something you need to do in a gym. To box, all you need are a pair gloves and punching bags.
Amateur boxing clubs can be found in your area where you can get trained by professionals. Once you master basic punches & combinations, you will be ready for competition in tournaments.
What are the health benefits of boxing
Boxing is associated with many health benefits. Boxing has many health benefits. It helps strengthen your bones and muscles. It improves coordination, reflexes, and coordination. It can also improve your heart and lungs. Boxing doesn’t need any special equipment. You can use any item you have at home.
How do beginners train to become boxers?
Boxing is one of the oldest sports in existence, but it was only recently that boxing became popular again. Boxing is a sport that involves two fighters fighting each other in a boxing ring. They punch eachother until one is knocked out.
Find out if you are interested in boxing before you start thinking about becoming a boxer. You can watch some boxing matches on YouTube to feel how it feels hitting someone. Once you decide whether you would enjoy being a boxer, you’ll need to choose which style of fighting you’d prefer.
What is Boxing, exactly?
Boxing is a sport that involves two people who try to knock each other out by hitting them in the head and face. Boxing is about hitting an opponent as hard possible, without inflicting any injuries. In order for this to happen, both boxers must be able to throw punches at high speed. They must also have good hand-eye coordination.
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- It is just like normal sparring with a partner, but you want to throw punches at 75% of your normal speed. (wikihow.com)
These are the basic skills of boxing
How to effectively box
Boxing is one of the most popular sports in the world. Two opponents fight each other to the death. There are different rules for boxing, and they vary from one country to the next. There are three main types of boxing: Amateur boxing, Professional boxing, and Olympic boxing.
Amateur boxing is often practiced at school, college, or university. This type includes sparring sessions using padded gloves, but without protection. Amateur boxing matches usually consist of three rounds lasting five minutes each. Amateur boxing can be done in many styles, including Kickboxing and Muay Thai, Taekwondo or Karate, Judo, Wrestling, and Muay Thai.
Professional boxing is usually practiced in gyms, clubs or stadiums. They use protective equipment, such as mouthpieces, nose guards, shin protectors, elbow pads knee pads, waist belts and groin protectors. Professional boxing competitions include six rounds of four minutes each. There are several different styles of professional boxing including Boxing, MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo and others.
Olympic boxing can be seen at the Olympics. International standards require that boxers use special protective gear. Each round lasts three minutes and is made up of eight rounds. Olympic boxing is limited to two styles: Light Flyweight and Heavyweight.
Boxing is based on the following skills:
- Punching techniques
- Guarding techniques
- Body movement
There are seven types of punches available: Left Hook and Right Hook, Cross, Cross, Straight, Underhand, Overhand, Cross, Straight, Cross, Straight, Cross, Straight, and Overhand. Each punch has its own technique. Some punches need more power than others. For example, an uppercut is a powerful punch. On the contrary, a straight punch takes less power but is faster than most punches.
There are also many combinations. These are combinations that combine punches to accomplish a particular goal. An entire combination could have several parts. An example of this is a left hook, followed by a right crossing. This will damage the opponent’s jaw.
Boxers use their bodies to defend themselves against attack. He does so by using his arms, elbows and hands as well as his knees, knees and legs.
Boxers must use their legs to defend themselves against kicks. After receiving a kick, he will raise his leg and move away from the attacker. To avoid being kicked on the sides, he bends at his knees when the attacker strikes from the front. If the attack comes from behind, however, he can stand straight up and block the kick by his foot.
Elbow strikes are very effective because they inflict much pain. You can either deliver an elbow strike directly, or indirectly. Directly refers to hitting your opponent with the forearm, while indirect means you hit him using another part of your arms.
Boxers use the power of their hands to block any incoming blows. Boxers raise their fists to block incoming blows and then move in the direction of the attacker’s attack. They then make contact with their attacker’s fist.
To absorb the impact of a punch to the stomach, abdomen, or chest, boxers should bend their knees. For defense purposes, knee strikes are common.
When attacked, a boxer should step back and deliver counter-attacks. This allows him to put distance between himself, his opponent, and the ring. Additionally, boxers need to maintain their balance when they counter-attack.
To box effectively, a boxer must establish a stance. How he defends his self will depend on how he stances. It determines where he will face his opponent and how he will position his body. There are many stances available to boxers. Here are some of the most common ones:
- Low stance
- High stance
- Southpaw stance
- Western stance
Move your body
To win a fight, a fighter must move around the opponent. This means changing your speed, position and rhythm.
Boxers rotate their arms when they throw a punch. Depending on what punch is being thrown, the speed of rotation varies.
The effectiveness of a combination depends on the timing of each individual punch. A combination that works well starts with strong punches and ends with weak ones is a winning combination.
Sparring is a form of boxing that aims to improve your skills. During sparring sessions, a boxer trains his mind as well as his body. The purpose of sparring is, in short, to learn how fight and not get hurt.
In conclusion, learning to box requires dedication and patience. You need to train hard and long in order to become a better boxer.