American boxing legend, the undefeated Floyd Mayweather, is coming out of retirement and is scheduled to fight in Japan next year, Todayng reports.
The boxer would headline an event tagged “Mega 2021” in Tokyo though his opponent is unknown as of this time.
Recall that Floyd had hinted that he would fight in Japan in a new MMA event.
In a press conference Monday for ‘MEGA 2021’ the undefeated champion said he would be part of the event on February 28th, at the Tokyo Dome.
He said: “Tokyo, Japan, I’m coming back, in 2021.
“I know the Olympics is in Japan in 2021, but me, myself, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather and my team will be doing something big in Tokyo Dome … Japan, I’m on my way.”
“Japan is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. Tokyo is also a wonderful city. I want to entertain Japanese people.
“The last time I performed in Japan, I didn’t practice that much. I want to prepare well this time.
“I would like to thank all the Japanese fans and Tokyo fans. Thank you for remembering me.
“I have no idea what kind of opponent I am [facing] now. I’m looking forward to going to Tokyo anyway.
“It’s a place where great games have been organised, so I just want to go to Japan to entertain Japanese fans.”
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