American boxer, Floyd Mayweather has announced his return to the ring as he comes out of retirement to fight in Japan next year.
According to La Provence, Mayweather hints he will be headlining an event dubbed ‘Mega 2021’ in the Japanese capital.
This 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.
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.”
On Monday morning, Mayweather called into a press conference for ‘MEGA 2021’ to reveal that he would be part of the event on February 28th, at the Tokyo Dome.
At the press conference, the undefeated champion, who fought in Japan in 2018 when he first came out of retirement to take on kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition fight said, “Japan is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. Tokyo is also a wonderful city. I want to entertain Japanese people.
Mayweather said in the press conference that he will be preparing well for this particular fight since his opponent is yet to be named.
He took the opportunity to thank his fans and supporters in Japan for their undying support as he urged them to show up in their numbers on the d-day!