American Boxing Legend, Floyd Mayweather has announced his return to the ring in February after retirement.
The news comes a week after Mayweather hinted that he would be fighting again in Japan – but it may not be boxing as the show he is set to be on is a new MMA event.
“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.”
On Monday morning, In a press conference for ”Mega 2021” to reveal that he would be part of the event on February 28th, at the Tokyo Dome.
“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.”