Hong Kong, Dec. 01, 2021 — Bantamweight boxing champion Nonito Donaire has officially signed on as an ambassador with sports blockchain company DefiSports. His next fight is scheduled for Dec. 11, 2021, against Reymart Gaballo.
Donaire is popularly known as “The Filipino Flash” due to his fast hand speed and punching power. He has won multiple world championships in four weight classes from flyweight to featherweight, including the World Boxing Council bantamweight title, since May 2021.
“I am honored to represent DefiSports as an ambassador. The company is the future for sports and has a suite of technological products lined up, including a metaverse, gaming, nonfungible tokens built on blockchain technology, and even financing economics for athletes across the world in the sports industry,” said Donaire, adding, “DefiSports is a must to check out if you’re a sports enthusiast or an athlete.”
DefiSports founder and CEO Kevin Bilal said, “Here at DefiSports, we are fans of The Filipino Flash, seeing him resiliently boxing his way through all adversities. The sports technology industry, more specifically the metaverse, gaming and blockchain industry, could see a further propulsion in its growth if fighters like Nonito Donaire are to invest in the future of decentralized finance.”
DefiSports has a feature called “ECOTrack,” which helps to scout young talent across the world through blockchain technology. Donaire’s finance manager, Miguel Carlos, is a renowned technology entrepreneur and investor and has made a sound investment in DefiSports.
“The reason for my investment into DefiSports is a no-brainer. The company is an all-rounded blockchain technology company with the sports metaverse, games, NFT marketplace, and more, with a talented and passionate team, led by a driven and visionary CEO,” said Carlos.
DefiSports is backed by renowned crypto influencer Herbert Sim with his venture capital fund The Bitcoin Man, an official advisor to the company. Other advisors include Nair Abakar, the roving ambassador of the Chad Republic.
DefiSports is a technology company focused on shaping the future of sports, developing a full ecosystem of products and services specifically for the sports industry — a metaverse, games, nonfungible tokens (NFT), “ECOTrack,” which helps scout young talent across the world, and more — all built on blockchain technology. For more information, visit www.DefiSports.com.