On November 5, the Rizin Fighting Federation announced that world champion boxer would compete against Japanese kickboxing powerhouse Nasukawa.
The fight against the 41-year-old undefeated champion was supposed to take place on December 31 in Saitama, Japan.
Here are 4 things you need to know about Nasukawa
– The MMA and kickboxing athlete is only 20-years-old.
– Nasukawa has participated in over 30 fights, loosing zero in his kickboxing matches and winning four out of the five MMA fights.
– According to Sports Illustrated, he started karate at the age of five and picked up kickboxing in grade six. He went pro at 15-years-old.
– He made his MMA debut in December 2016.