According to Helwani, if the numbers were correct, Mayweather earned $4.5 million a minute for the fight or $9 million total for the two-minute fight.
Moments after the opening bell, the much larger Floyd Mayweather was plowing forward, clubbing Tenshin Nasukawa with huge power shots.
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Although officially retired, Mayweather has said he will continue to take part in exhibition fights, like the one in Toyoko today.
"I want the fans around the world to support Tenshin, he's a great guy and a great champion". "We had fun", Mayweather said. The Japanese crowd were well behind their fighter as the two boxers entered the ring but that was as good as things got for the home crowd.
The American made the paying crowd wait, turning up over two hours late to the stadium before emerging for the fight.
Tenshin Nasukawa has an impressive combat sports record of 32-0.
Nasukawa, who is an undefeated kickboxer and MMA fighter, started brightly but dropped to the canvas following a sharp right uppercut from Mayweather.
For now, we only can take Mayweather at his word that he'll stay retired and his 50-0 record will remain etched in history. After the third knockdown, Nasukawa's team threw in the towel, giving Mayweather the easy victory. "I'll do that with these fists, with one punch - just watch".
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