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Floyd Mayweather vs. Tenshin Nasukawa exhibition bout won’t be broadcast in North America

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Bad news for those of you who wanted to legally watch Floyd Mayweather vs. Tenshin Nasukawa.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Tenshin Nasukawa Media Availability & Workout Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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.

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.