Tag: ufc

Jul 19 2022

First Female UFC Fighter To Be Paid In Bitcoin Through Bitwage Partnership

In partnership with Bitwage, Luana Pinheiro will become the first female UFC fighter and first Latin American athlete to receive her paycheck in bitcoin.Luana Pinheiro will become the first female UFC fighter to be paid in bitcoin through a partnership with Bitwage. Pinheiro joins her boyfriend Matheus Nicolau who previously adopted a Bitcoin Standard this past March through Bitwage....

Jun 10 2022

VeChain (VET) Soars 10% On UFC Deal, Here’s Why More Upside Awaits

Jun 10 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news news ufc vechain price

VeChain (VET) price soared nearly 10% after the blockchain signed a long-term partnership with the world’s largest mixed martial arts firm, UFC. The trading volume has jumped significantly to 120% as a result of the partnership. VeChain and UFC deal will improve the marketing base for both brands. Moreover, VeChain will gain access to key The post VeChain (VET) Soars 10% On UFC...

Jun 09 2022

VeChain Inks $100 Million Marketing Deal With Sports Franchise UFC

VeChain targets global audience with UFC partnership.

Apr 22 2022

Nate Diaz Boos UFC Marketing Stunt Capitalizing On His NFT

Apr 22 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  nate diaz nft nft nick diaz nft sports ufc

Negativity sells. Nate Diaz, welterweight champion, has proven this as he went viral right after he lashed out at UFC for marketing his and his brother Nick’s NFT on Twitter. People have responded with dazed curiosity and excitement about 4/20. Suggested Reading |...

Nate Diaz ‘Bullshits’ UFC Marketing Stunt Capitalizing On His NFT

Apr 22 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  nate diaz nft nft nick diaz nft sports ufc

Negativity sells. Nate Diaz, welterweight champion, has proven this as he went viral right after he lashed out at UFC for marketing his and his brother Nick’s NFT on Twitter. People have responded with dazed curiosity and excitement about 4/20. Suggested Reading |...

Apr 07 2022

UFC To Pay Fighter Bonuses In Crypto

Apr 07 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoin news altcoins bitcoin sport sports

The UFC has been criticized in the past for the compensation allocated towards it's talent, who put their all in on one of the most physically enduring sports on the planet. The league can look to counter critics this week, courtesy of their existing partnership with Crypto.com. In a new announcement today, the UFC has shared that it will distribute $60,000 worth of...

Breaking: UFC To Pay Bitcoin Rewards To Top Fighters

Apr 07 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news news ufc

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the latest addition to the crypto evolution. The UFC announced that from now they will be rewarding a bonus in Bitcoin (BTC) to its fighter on its pay-per-view events. A bonus of $60,000 worth of BTC will be distributed among the top three fighters evaluated by fan voting. $60,000...

Mar 21 2022

Top-10 Ranked UFC Fighter To Be Paid In Bitcoin

Mar 21 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture news ufc

The #8-ranked UFC flyweight fighter Matheus Nicolau penned a deal to receive his future fight earnings in Bitcoin through the payroll service, Bitwage.The #8-ranked UFC flyweight fighter Matheus Nicolau penned a deal to receive his future fight earnings in bitcoin through the payroll service, Bitwage, on March 21st, 2022. Nicolau is the first Latin American UFC athlete to...

Jan 21 2022

UFC Partners With Dapper Labs To Announce Launch Of New NFT Collection

UFC has announced the launch date for their new Non-Fungible Token (NFT) collection, "UFC Strike," in partnership with Dapper Labs. UFC Strike NFT Collection To Release On 23 January 2022 Today, UFC announced in a post on their official website that their upcoming NFT collection, "UFC Strike,"...

Nov 07 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Teams, leagues, and athletes across nearly every sports vertical you could think of are finding new partners with crypto firms. Each week, we bring a surface-level look at all things crypto and sports over the past seven days. Brooklyn Nets player Kevin Durant is forming a new investment vehicle. The UFC wants more, and is furthering their crypto relationships. And FTX is making...

Nov 04 2021

Ben Askren: The Center Cannot Hold

Nov 04 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  ben askren bitcoin culture mma ufc

Ben Askren interview on The Center Cannot Hold, a show on Bitcoin Magazine podcast.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Oct 22 2021

UFC Hall Of Famer Mike Bisping Teams Up With Blockasset For NFT Launch

UFC Hall of Fame inductee Mike Bisping is the latest premier athlete to hop into the NFT space. Bisping will pair up with Blockasset, an NFT marketplace looking to make a strong push in sport. The news comes early as a Bitcoinist exclusive, as Blockasset will announce Bisping's collaboration over the upcoming weekend....

Oct 04 2021

MMA Legend Jorge Masvidal Becomes First Promoter To Award Fighters Bitcoin

Oct 04 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture jorge masvidal mma ufc

UFC legend Jorge Masvidal’s bareknuckle MMA promotion Gamebred Fighting Championship has partnered with Legacy Records to award fighters with Bitcoin.UFC legend Jorge Masvidal’s bareknuckle MMA promotion Gamebred Fighting Championship has partnered with Legacy Records to award fighters with Bitcoin.Legacy Records previously sponsored the first Gamebred Fightning Championship event on 18 June, after...

Jul 22 2021

Premier League Club Watford’s new sponsorship deal is all paid in crypto

Jul 22 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Football Premier League Club, Watford has recently signed a sponsorship deal with Stake.com, crypto sports betting platform and casino. The deal is all paid in cryptocurrency but the football club didn't reveal the financing details. Watford’s name is often seen circulating in crypto news, due to its crypto sponsorship deals in the past as well. The post Premier League Club Watford’s new sponsorship...

Jul 07 2021

Crypto.com Secures Multi-million Sponsorship Deal With UFC

In another remarkable development for the Crypto.com ecosystem, the top cryptocurrency exchange has secured a multi-million sponsorship deal with the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Crypto.com announced the new partnership with UFC via an official press release shared with Altcoin Buzz. According to the announcement, UFC as a result of the partnership will place Crypto.com branding on...

Top Crypto News: 07/07

After making a daily low of $33,732, Bitcoin is now trading at $34,750.11. Meanwhile, Altcoins are looking strong and the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is trading close to $2,365.71. Let’s deep dive into some interesting crypto news for today. 1- Crypto.com Taps Historic Partnership With UFC...

UFC Gets $175 Million Sponsorship Deal With Cryptocurrency Platform Crypto.com

Jul 07 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd crypto crypto.com

Crypto.com signs a $175 million kit deal with UFC as the cryptocurrency platform continues to expand its sponsorship drive. UFC Enjoys A Piece Of Cryptocurrency Money Endeavor-owned UFC has agreed to sign a sponsorship deal with crypto.com. As per which, the cryptocurrency platform's name will be on wrestlers' fight kits both in and out of the arena. The details of the deal aren't...

UFC Inks Biggest Sponsorship Deal With Crypto.com

Jul 07 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news crypto.com ethaud ethbkrw ethbrl

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), an American mixed martial arts organization has recently signed up for a 10-year agreement worth $175 million, declaring a partnership with Crypto.com. This legendary collaboration with the cryptocurrency company is claimed to be the most expensive in the history of promotional deals. Crypto.com to be all over UFC merch UFC The post UFC Inks Biggest Sponsorship Deal With...

May 19 2021

Huge Wins for Chiliz: Unveils Major Fan Tokens

Leading blockchain sports platform Chiliz has continued to witness remarkable growth as the firm, which focuses on issuing sports organization fan tokens, recently unveiled several first-of-a-kind fan tokens. The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has tapped Chiliz to create fan tokens ($ARG). This makes AFA the first national soccer team in the world to utilize fan tokens to interact with their global fanbase. Announcing...

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