Kevin Lee has made some massive modifications in his MMA profession now that he’s no longer with the UFC. The previous interim title challenger has signed with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s promotion, Eagle FC, and is ready to be the primary MMA fighter paid in bitcoin.
MMA is embracing the cryptocurrency facet of issues as Kevin Lee is now being paid with bitcoin and the UFC is sponsored by Crypto.com. Different sports activities have begun to embrace the bitcoin facet of issues and some athletes are began to receives a commission within the cryptocurrency.
Kevin Lee not too long ago spoke to The Schmo on his Schmozone podcast the place he mentioned the brand new fee system in addition to combating for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA promotion. Lee sees massive issues in his future relating to bitcoin.
“Yeah, I’ll be the primary athlete paid in bitcoin,” Lee mentioned on being the primary MMA fighter paid in bitcoin. “I believe there’s been a few NFL guys, there’s been an NBA man that did it too however I’ll be the primary fighter to be paid in bitcoin.
“… I made a decision [to get paid in bitcoin]. It’s one thing we negotiated with them. But it surely was massive to me. I really feel the extra we use this stuff, the extra worth that they’ll have. You gotta observe what you preach so if I observe bitcoin, I obtained to receives a commission in it and I wish to begin paying folks in it and I wish to do the entire she-bang.”
Will probably be attention-grabbing to see if this fee construction modifications issues in MMA. NFT’s are beginning to develop and extra managers are seeing the potential worth for his or her purchasers.