The undefeated black belt in karate and former ISKA world champion Tenshin Nasukawa entered this fight with a perfect kickboxing record of 28-0-0 (22 KOs=79%) and he is ranked as the No.5 featherweight in the world while his opponent, the WKN 58kg Muay Thai world champ Federico Roma, has an official record of 63-4-1 (31 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 super featherweight. The Japanese fought five times last year winning over Rodtang Jitmuangnon, Kyoji Horiguchi and Taiki Naito in his last three; at the end of 2018 he also faced Floyd Mayweather Jr in a 3-round exhibition boxing match but it was a disappointing bout (Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Tenshin Nasukawa). Nasukawa vs Roma, main event of RISE 2019 1st Round, is the quarter-final of the Rise World Series 2019 -58kg torunament. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: RISE World Series 2019 First Round
Where: Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Division: catchweight (128 lbs, 58 kg)
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