Floyd puts his foot down

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FLOYD May­weather says he and Ja­panese kick­box­ing star Ten­shin Na­sukawa will meet af­ter all — but only in a nine­minute New Year’s Eve ex­hi­bi­tion.

May­weather said the match in Tokyo would be for en­ter­tain­ment pur­poses only, with no judges, no of­fi­cial record — and no kick­ing.

“I’m in the en­ter­tain­ment busi­ness. That’s what I go out there to do,” May­weather said. “I love to do this. I’m work­ing out to put on a show for three rounds.”

Na­sukawa joined May­weather at his gym to an­nounce the ex­hi­bi­tion at Saitama Su­per Arena in sub­ur­ban Tokyo on De­cem­ber 31.

It was the se­cond an­nounce­ment for the event, which was pro­moted as an ac­tual fight when an­nounced last month, though the rules were un­clear.

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