The undefeated 42-year-old made use of that advantage, knocking his opponent down three times in just two minutes.
Mayweather has said that he would make $9 million for the bout.
Mayweather also ensured that the rules were changed because despite Rizin having it in the contract that both men would fight with their brand's gloves, Mayweather took to the ring with his usual Grand brand. "They wanted this to happen in Japan, so I said 'why not?'" "Thank you to the fans you guys have been unbelievable".
Mayweather looked sharp despite being in retirement after stopping the UFC's Conor McGregor in his last professional boxing match 16 months ago.
The American, who in the hours before the contest posted a video on Instagram advertising his strip club, then showed his disdain as he pawed out his hand and failed to throw a single punch for the opening 30 seconds.
The combat sports world is abuzz with the results of the one-sided 'fight.' Many are calling it a work after Nasukawa was sent flopping about the ring for one round before his corner mercifully stopped it. Nasukawa is firing bombs at Mayweather but gets knocked down for the third time in this fight. Mayweather landed a good body shot and a left hook and Nasukawa goes to the mat. "I'm still undefeated. This was just entertainment for the people".
Nasukawa lands a straight left on Mayweather after Mayweather misses a straight right.
But Mayweather changed his tune after knocking out Nasukawa, who is 27-0 with 21 knockouts in kickboxing and 4-0 with two knockouts in MMA. Mayweather's boxing record stands at 50-0. Hamasaki, whose record improves to 17-2, has previously fought for Invicta FC, where she was the company's atomweight champion from 2015 to 2016.
The former " Suits " star could be seen placing a protective hand on Kate's back as the pair made their way inside the gates. It's Meghan's first Christmas as a royal, though she celebrated with the family a year ago , in a break in tradition.
A person familiar with negotiations tells The Associated Press that the White House would prefer a longer-term package. More importantly, the border fencing Schumer backed in 2013 is different than how Trump has described his border wall.
The House and Senate briefly gaveled into session on Christmas Eve before closing again with no further action. More than 400,000 "essential" employees in those agencies will work without pay until the dispute is resolved.
It said the group nearly certainly continues to target a range of global companies, seeking to gain access to commercial secrets. The US and United Kingdom have accused China of violating an agreement relating to commercial espionage.
Cyrus posted three black-and-white photos of her and Hemsworth on her Instagram and Twitter accounts on Wednesday (December 26). That's what plenty of social media clues left by Cyrus and friends point to in the absence of official confirmation.
You don't know me, but my grandfather was a game warden in Montana and we spent our vacations going to our 2 national parks. The shutdown started Saturday after funding lapsed for nine Cabinet-level departments and dozens of agencies.
He always told me to watch the game, watch the defenders, to visualize what movement you're going to make to try to put yourself in a position to score goals or have an impact when you come on off the bench.
Authorities have searched the property of Berreth's fiancé Patrick Frazee and their search there involved heavy digging equipment. Frazee voluntarily released his phone to be searched and allowed officers to take a DNA sample on December 12, his lawyer said.
Cyrus and Hemsworth's private wedding comes after a rocky, on-again , off-again relationship between the Last Song costars. Miley Cyrus has shared pictures of her embracing partner Liam Hemsworth amid reports the couple married before Christmas.
Most Asian stock markets gained Friday while Japan edged down following Wall Street's rally at the end of a turbulent week. US stocks are staging a furious late-afternoon rally Thursday, closing with gains after erasing a 600-point drop in the...
Syria's air defences have repelled a missile attack on Damascus suburbs on Tuesday, Syrian state television reported. The Lebanese National News Agency said Israeli warplanes flew over Lebanon to carry out the raids outside Damascus.
Gorsuch, he voted to grant the appeal, lift the judge's order and allow Trump's new policy to be enforced. But rights groups have challenged his new rules, saying they violate administrative and immigration laws.
If the President continues to insist on $5 billion for the wall, the House Democrats' plan would fall into that category. In one of the tweets on Monday, Trump reminded Democrats they have voted in favor of a border barrier twice before.
If Hasina retains power, one of her first jobs will be to address the demands of garment workers for higher minimum wages. The leadership of Bangladesh has alternated between Hasina and Zia, allies-turned-foes, over the last three decades.
Robertson plays a wonderful ball over the top for Salah who side-foots it across to Mane and he pokes home for Liverpool's third. Liverpool outran their opponents by 114.8km to 112.7km and their pressing was ferocious.
Thursday, LaGuardia tweeted that due to the power failure, travelers should allow extra time when coming to the airport . In 2010, for instance, a huge fireball erupted on 6th Avenue - the result of an underground transformer explosion .
Manbij was seized in 2016 from ISIS by Syrian militia allied to the SDF, which controls roughly a quarter of Syria. Mr Trump's decision has emboldened Turkey to press ahead with plans to clear Manbij of Kurdish forces.
A large winter storm coming on the heels of Christmas is expected to bring snow to Nebraska, the Dakotas and Minnesota this week. By Thursday in central Minnesota, the northwest wind could be 10 to 15 miles per hour with gusts of 20 miles per hour .