WBS Dubai: Crypto traders take on Amir Khan in a charity boxing match

The event featured friendly boxing matches between prominent Crypto Twitter entrepreneurs. RookieXBT was awarded the WBC Crypto Champion belt.
The World Blockchain Summit hosted an exhibition match between top cryptocurrency traders, and influencers for WBC Crypto Belt. Amir Khan crypto fight night. @RookieXBT and @loomdart will be fighting in an exhibition fight. Also, @wbcmiddleeast heavyweight title fight. Stay tuned for more information. @BillDosanjh @amirkhanpromo @SBLHitHarder @DubaiSC @dubaitourism @arabnews pic.twitter.com/6V2Yrx48SY– Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) September 13, 2021

The event featured friendly boxing matches between prominent Crypto Twitter entrepreneurs like Luke Martin (@VentureCoinist), Vs. Louis, (@barneytheboi), and RookieXBT(@RookieXBT), Vs. loomlock.eth. (@loomdart). The winners of the events were Louis and RookieXBT respectively, with RookieXBT taking the WBC Crypto Champion belt.WBC Crypto Champion hits different pic.twitter.com/XXKgEEgClY– RookieXBT (@RookieXBT) October 16, 2021

Here’s the Cointelegraph footage from RookieXBT’s knockout moment. He is the first ever WBC Crypto Belt winner! pic.twitter.com/Q60XJ0ovzr– Cointelegraph (@Cointelegraph) October 16, 2021

According to a conversation with Cointelegraph at the WBS press conference, the crypto traders-turned fighters have trained for months day in day out – “no parties, no drinks, just hard work.” In addition, the boxing match attracted many crypto enthusiasts across the world that participated in the charity event, which will be donated to the Amir Khan Foundation.Khan too shared his excitement about SBL’s involvement with the crypto community:”By associating with crypto, we will further augment our endeavour to reach like-minded groups who believe in innovation and transformation.”Related: UAE regulators approve crypto trading in Dubai free zoneIn an ongoing bid to showcase Dubai as the future hub of blockchain, on Sept. 22, Financial regulators in the United Arab Emirates officially approved the trade of cryptocurrencies in Dubai’s economic free zone. Cointelegraph’s September 23 report shows that the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority has signed an agreement with the Securities and Commodities Authority of the UAE (SCA) in order to allow regulated trading in crypto assets within the DWTCA-free zone. Maryam Al Suwaidi, acting CEO of SCA, stated that the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA) is seeking to support businesses that are based on blockchain and cryptographic technology.

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