On New Year’s Eve, RIZIN FF 14 will take place in Tokyo, Japan and featured a stacked night of MMA action that most notably features Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell going up against Kyoji Horiguchi.
Also on that card? A three-round boxing exhibition between Floyd Mayweather and Japanese kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa. It was happening, then it wasn’t happening, now it’s happening again.
And you can’t watch it live... at least not legally.
FITE TV and RIZIN announced on Thursday that this weekend’s show will be shown live on PPV in North America at 1 AM ET/10 PM PT on Sunday night (December 30th) at the usual cost of $19.99.
.@rizin_PR & @FiteTV are proud to announce #RIZIN14 will stream LIVE Dec 30th 10PM PT/Dec 31st 1AM ET North America on https://t.co/qrNFVd4mHo https://t.co/eZgnp17FBO Pre-sale available now! #RIZINFF #RIZIN2018 #RIZIN14 @nobu_sakakibara @takada_nobuhiko pic.twitter.com/RXdNGWiVQA— FITE (@FiteTV) December 27, 2018
As you may have noticed by looking at the bout order, Mayweather-Tenshin is not included.
But on the other hand, there is good news if you’re dying to see this matchup. The international PPV offering will have Mayweather vs. Tenshin, so you can see the contest as long as you’re not in the USA, Canada, Mexico, or Japan.
Bloody Elbow will have live coverage of the event, as well as a pre-fight preview.