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Tenshin Nasukawa headed to Las Vegas to prepare for his NYE exhibition boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., and one of the world’s top pugilists was pretty, pretty impressed with what he saw…

Nasukawa has become of the biggest names in Japanese combat sports due to his jaw-dropping, kickboxing abilities. But, after sparring with Nasukawa, decorated boxer Jorge Linares heaped praise and then some on the rising star.

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You can watch Nasukawa train for the RIZIN 14 headliner and Linares comment on the abilities of the 20 year-old below. Nasukawa also makes a trip to the Mayweather gym to work out in front of the media.