Floyd Money Mayweather is defined to come back to the ring at RIZIN 38 on September 25, 2022 for a boxing exhibition against 16-3 MMA fighter, Mikuru Asakura. At the press conference for the function, both men engaged in a staredown, posing for the cameras to create hype for the fight. From there, however, things took a strange turn.
Because the two men were facing off, An associate of Mayweathers entourage made a decision to insert himself in as soon as and shove Asakura to the stage he almost fell off the stage.
There didnt look like any animosity between your legendary boxer and the former Rings Outsider champion, nonetheless it seems that the bodyguard decided that it had been his time and energy to shinedeploying a seemingly unprovoked push to create his point.
Fortunately, Asakura kept his cool and retook his position in the face-off, with the bodyguard going back to his shoving ways before Mayweather brushed him off. It had been a thoroughly bizarre occurrence for a combat sports press event, that could have easily ended much worseand all for no apparent reason.
Apart from Floyd Mayweather vs. Mikuru Asakura, all of those other RIZIN 38 lineup includes:
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Yuto Hokamura : Bantamweight
Kyohei Hagiwara vs. Chihiro Suzuki: Featherweight
Juri Ohara vs. Luiz Gustavo: Lightweight
Shoma Shibisai vs. Cally Gibrainn de Oliveira: Heavyweight
Hiromasa Ogikubo vs. Kim Soo-chul
Yoshinari Nadaka vs. So Trakunpet Bandasak: 117 pounds (kickboxing bout)
It is possible to catch the entirety of the RIZIN 38 presser below: