Pita Taufatofua leaned in too far throwing a punch and left his face vulnerable to counter attack.
“You have to keep that safe,” a friend joked with him. “It’s your moneymaker now.”
Taufatofua’s good looks have indeed attracted plenty of interest since his bare-chested, oil-slathered entrance at the Opening Ceremony on Friday night. In the past 48 hours, the 32-year-old Tongan taekwondo fighter has received everything from job offers, to suggestive photos, to marriage proposals.