Quick Facts of Tenshin Nasukawa

  • Full NameTenshin Nasukawa
  • Net Worth¥91,122,000 Yen
  • Date of Birth18 August, 1998
  • NicknameShindo (神童 Prodigy) Lightning Left Ninja Boy TEPPEN
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceChiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Ethnicity Asian
  • ProfessionJapanese kickboxer, Mixed Martial Artist,
  • Nationality Japanese
  • Active Year2015-Present
  • Eye colour Dark-Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildMesomorph
  • Height165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
  • Weight55 kg (121.3 lb; 8.7 st)
  • Body MeasurementMuscular
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Horoscope Leo
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To most lovers of a fight as a sport or a means of entertainment, the name Tenshin Nasukawa might not ring a bell. Also, he is a Japanese kickboxer who is famous for fighting under the Rizin banner (mixed martial arts organization in Japan. Which was set by Nobuyuki Sakakibara in 2015) in the Bantamweight division.

Moreover, he first came into fame after recording a victory by knockout in the fight against former Muay Thai champion, Wanchalong Pk Senchaigym. Besides, he would follow repeat the same win via knockout in the fight against, Amnat Ruenroeng. For these victories and many other feats, he has achieved in his young career. As the Combat Press ranked him as the  8th best Bantamweight fighter in the world as of 2018.

Who is Tenshin Nasukawa? Know About His Bio (Wiki)

Tenshin Nasukawa is one of the greatest fighters in Japan who specialize in full contact Karate, Muay Thai, and Kickboxing. He is the prevailing Rise featherweight champion and has previously held the titles bantamweight and flyweight division. He gained influence after defeating champion fighter such as Amnat Ruenroeng, Wanchalong, and most recently Kyoji Horiguchi.


Chiba Prefecture, Japan native Tenshin Nasukawa landed on the earth on 18th August 1998 under the star sign Leo. As per homeland, he is Japanese and is of Asian ethnicity. At the young age of five, his father, Chiba Prefecture, enrolled him at a Karate class. But the idea of carrying him to Karate classes was to inculcate discipline into him. Besides, his father wanted his son to reap the psychologist and spiritual benefits of martial arts.


By the period, he was in his 6th grade, Nasukawa won national level competitions. Moreover, he grabbed the attention of many MMA promotion companies including K-1 Kickboxing and Pride Fighting Championships. Before becoming pro kickboxer at his 18, Nasukawa compiled an impressive record of 99 wins and 5 losses.

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Inside Of Tenshin Nasukawa’s Professional Career

In his precise time as a Rizin fighter, Tenshin Nasukawa has managed to achieve laudable milestones in his career. As a karate fighter which he rose at the age of five, he earned himself a black belt in Kyokushin Kaikan. Before turning eighteen years of age, he had fought in more than a 100 kickboxing amateur bouts.


As a professional kickboxer, he maintains an impressive record of 27 fights, 27 wins (20 wins by knockouts) and zero loss. In the Mixed Martial  Arts (MMA), he has a total of 4 fights, 4 wins and plus zero loss (2 knockouts, 2 submissions, 1 decision). And so, in terms of his amateur career, Tenshin has fought a total of 111 bouts. Here he recorded 105 wins (62 by knockouts), 1 draw and plus 5 losses.

In his career as a fighter, most of his matches have mostly taken place in Tokyo, Japan. By the year 2017, he was the titleholder of the Rizin kickboxing flyweight tournament. As well as the champion of the RISE kickboxing bantamweight category. Later on the 1st of November 2018, he was ranked as the number 8 bantamweight fighter in the world by the Combat Press. The same month, it was stated that Tenshin Nasukawa would be facing Floyd Mayweather on the 31st of December.

– Journey Of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

Moreover, a pro-MMA fighter, Nasukawa made his debut at Rizin World Grand Prix 2016: 2nd Round, against Nikita Sapun on 29th December 2016 where he won the bout in round one. Following two days, he defeated Dylan Kawika Oligo at Rizin World Grand Prix 2016: Final Round.


The following year, he conquered against Francesco Ghigliotti and Yamato Fujita. At Rizin 2017 in Yokohama: Sakura and also Rizin World Grand Prize 2017: Opening Round – Part 2 respectively.

How Much Is Tenshin Nasukawa’s Net Worth?

Not to quote, Tenshin Nasukawa has earned his wealth widely through his professional kickboxing career. Moreover, Establishing him as one of the elite Japanese fighters at a very young age.

As of now, he is projected to fight against the highest earning athlete on the planet, Floyd Mayweather Jr, which definitely going to increase his value in monetary term. Just like MMA fighter Conor McGregor, Nasukawa is supposed to make huge amount probably in millions which will also be the highest earning of his career.

Moreover, his opponent Floyd reportedly made around $9 Million from that exhibition fight. Tenshin Nasukawa reportedly made around a million from the fight. As a pro-boxer and kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa reportedly earns about ¥91,122,000 Yen per fight from Rizin.


With a Floy fight, Nasukawa is now a popular face in the world of fighting. Also, the companies and brands that are trying to exchange endorsement deal with the kickboxer are also increasing every day. As of present, he has the deal with some popular brands like TAG Heuer. Moreover, he can be seen ascending the watches through his Instagram where he has 310k followers. Earlier, he also has a sponsorship deal with Nike. He can also be seen promoting Beauty Mall.

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Who Is Tenshin Nasukawa’s Girlfriend? Know About His Affairs

Coming up to Tenshin Nasukawa’s personal life, Family is everything when it comes to Tenshin Nasukawa. In most all his fights which are usually held in Tokyo, he normally has his family around to support him and this he has described as a morale booster. Furthermore, his father, Hiroyuki Nasukawa, who passes to be one of his trainers is credited for the career path Tenshin choose. Hiroyuki would normally be found on a gym mat keeping a close watch at his son whenever he is training or doing his warm-ups.


Moreover, his mum mostly times would be spotted welcoming guest or visitors who come to Tenshin’s training gym to watch him work-out. Tenshin also has a younger sister named, Riri Nasukawa who is also a ferocious fighter like him. So far away, she is looking to become as popular as her brother in MMA and she has managed to get a 30-3(30 fights, 2 wins, and 3 losses)record as an amateur fighter. Moreover, she won her very first professional fight in 2018.


Different from what is quite common amongst professional fighters in Europe and America. Moreover, enrolling into a relationship early in a man’s life is not commonplace in Japan. Moreover, mainly one who is seeking to become a formidable fighter.

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It believes that starting off romantic relationships early in one’s career as a fighter of any category might cause distractions thus most fighters in Japan hold off on it until enough later especially when they are ready for marriage. Curiously, this is also the case with Tenshin Nasukawa as he hasn’t revealed that he is in any romantic relationship with anyone yet.