RIZIN 14: Floyd Mayweather Takes Out Tenshin Nasukawa, Kyoji Horiguchi Taps Darrion Caldwell
RIZIN 14 was wrapped up in Saitama, Japan, and the event saw Floyd Mayweather Jr. quickly take out that nation's rising star, Tenshin Nasukawa.
RIZIN 14 was wrapped up in Saitama, Japan, and the event saw Floyd Mayweather Jr. quickly take out that nation’s rising star, Tenshin Nasukawa.
The undefeated boxer, who was facing Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing match, brought about the corner stoppage at the 2:19 mark of the first round.
In the co-main event, Kyoji Horiguchi laid claim to RIZIN’s first bantamweight tile, by submitting Bellator champ Darrion Caldwell in round three.
Here are the complete results for the NYE event (via MMA Junkie):
Floyd Mayweather def. Tenshin Nasukawa via TKO (corner stoppage) – R1, 2:19 – special boxing exhibition
Kyoji Horiguchi def. Darrion Caldwell via submission (guillotine choke) – to claim bantamweight title
Ayaka Hamasaki def. Kanna Asakura via submission (armbar) – R2, 4:34 – to claim women’s super atomweight title
Jiri Prochazka def. Brandon Halsey via TKO (punches) – R1, 6:30
Gabi Garcia def. Barbara Nepomuceno via submission (keylock) – R1, 2:39
Damien Brown def. Daron Cruickshank via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 4:19
Miyuu Yamamoto def. Mika Nagano via unanimous decision
Kazuyuki Miyata def. Erson Yamamoto via submission (hammerlock) – R 2, 3:23
Johnny Case def. Yusuke Yachi TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – R2, 4:47
Yuki Motoya def. Justin Scoggins via submission (teepee choke) – R1, 3:28
Ulka Sasaki def. Manel Kape unanimous decision
Justyna Zofia Haba def. Shinju Nozawa-Auclair via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 3:41
Tofiq Musaev def. Nobumitsu Osawa via TKO (punches) – R2, 1:19