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Watch Mayweather vs Asakura live stream and TV channel in UK

All the details on how to watch Mayweather vs Asakura via live stream and TV this weekend.

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Published: Friday, 23rd September 2022 at 12:16 pm
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Floyd Mayweather fights Japanese MMA star Mikuru Asakura in an intriguing exhibition bout this weekend.


The 45-year-old boxing legend will step back into the ring against a man 15 years his junior and will be determined to showcase the same flair and skill that led him to a perfect, polished 50-0 undefeated professional record.

Mayweather's final professional fight appeared to come in 2015 before coming out of retirement to silence Conor McGregor to make it a rounded 50 wins, zero defeats.

Since then, he has travelled the word in a string of high profile exhibitions against a varied range of opponents, Asakura being the latest.

The 30-year-old Japanese fighter is highly-skilled in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and karate, but his boxing skills will be put to the test against one of the all-time greats. rounds up everything you need to know about how to watch Mayweather vs Asakura via live stream and TV.

What channel is Mayweather vs Asakura?

Fans can tune in to watch Mayweather's latest fight on FITE.

You can pick up a PPV pass for $19.99 to watch the bout, which comes to around £17.70.

Watch Mayweather vs Asakura live stream

FITE is not a terrestrial TV channel and can only be viewed online via its streaming platform.

It can be streamed through a computer or a mobile device such as a phone or tablet, giving you full flexibility to enjoy how you wish.

However, that stream can be cast to your TV, meaning you can soak up all the action on the big screen via your chosen media player.

When is Mayweather vs Asakura?

The fight takes place on Sunday 25th September 2022, but UK fans must get up early – or go to bed extremely late on Saturday night – to catch the action.

TV coverage of Mayweather vs Asakura starts in the early hours of Sunday on FITE, with the main event set to go ahead from 4am.

For more details, including expected ring-walk times, check out our Mayweather vs Asakura fight time guide.

Where is Mayweather vs Asakura fight on?

The fight will take place at Saitama Super Arena, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan.

A sell-out crowd of approximately 37,000 will be in the arena for the huge exhibition bout.

The arena has a long history of hosting UFC, RIZN and Bellator events, and it also hosted a WWE Smackdown event in 2005.

Mayweather vs Asakura undercard

Super RIZIN card

  • Floyd Mayweather vs Mikuru Asakura – Boxing Exhibition Bout
  • Nadaka Yoshinari vs Bandasak So Trakunpet – Kickboxing Bout


  • Kyoji Horiguchi vs Yuto Hokamura
  • Hiromasa Ogikubo vs Soo Chul Kim
  • Kyohei Hagiwara vs Chihiro Suzuki
  • Juri Ohara vs Luiz Gustavo
  • Shoma Shibisai vs Cally Gibrainn de Oliveira
  • If you’re looking for something else to watch, check out our TV Guide or visit our Sport hub.

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