Rizin Fighting Federation recently signed Manny Pacquiao for Rizin 15. Rizin CEO, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, took to Twitter to announce the signing of Pacquiao .

Rizin is the Japanese mixed martial arts organization that became world famous when it staged an exhibition bout between its young kickboxing talent Tenshin Nasukawa and the retired boxer Mayweather.

Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara confirmed the news on Sunday when he tweeted that Pacquiao is following Mayweather into the company.

“Following Mayweather, Rizin 15 will make a new gimmick with this guy,” he said, in a tweet supported by two photographs which appear to show Pacquiao signing a contract.

“I will announce it as soon as I return home so please look forward to it.”