Kevin Lee has made some huge adjustments 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 about to be the primary MMA fighter paid in bitcoin.
MMA is embracing the cryptocurrency aspect 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 aspect of issues and some athletes are began to receives a commission within the cryptocurrency.
Kevin Lee lately spoke to The Schmo on his Schmozone podcast the place he mentioned the brand new fee system in addition to preventing for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA promotion. Lee sees huge issues in his future concerning bitcoin.
“Yeah, I’ll be the primary athlete paid in bitcoin,” Lee stated 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. However it was huge to me. I really feel the extra we use these items, the extra worth that they’ll have. You gotta follow what you preach so if I follow bitcoin, I received to receives a commission in it and I wish to begin paying folks in it and I wish to do the entire she-bang.”
It is going to be fascinating to see if this fee construction adjustments issues in MMA. NFT’s are beginning to develop and extra managers are seeing the potential worth for his or her shoppers.