The UAE will host its first influencer fight occasion, “Social Knockout”
, organized by TK Combat Nights in collaboration with the Dubai Sports activities Council, that includes the boxing debut of Emirati Influencer Rashed Saif Belhasa.
The 19-year-old YouTube star, higher identified to his thousands and thousands of followers as Cash Kicks, has been in coaching for the previous couple of months along with his coach and promoter, Tam Khan, at TK MMA & Health. Alongside Belhasa, worldwide YouTube sensation Adam Saleh will even be making his Center Japanese boxing debut.
“Making ready for this struggle is the toughest factor I’ve ever needed to do,” stated Belhasa. “They’re pushing me to my restrict at TK; I’ve by no means needed to prepare that arduous, however it’ll all be price it.”
“Rashed is younger, enthusiastic, and stuffed with vitality. His boxing is bettering exponentially day by day; he’s proficient and I’m certain he’ll give his followers a terrific present,” stated Tam Khan, CEO of “Social Knockout”, which is held below the banner of TK Combat Nights, and the founding father of the TK model.
Followers can anticipate to see as much as ten exhibition fights on the evening, whether or not in particular person or by reside broadcasts of the fights, which shall be streamed on-line on TK Combat’s web site. The occasion has already attracted the eye of many celebrities, with rappers Fats Joe and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie confirming that they are going to be performing on the occasion in addition to the Indian singer, songwriter, and composer Guru Randhawa.
In an unprecedented transfer, the occasion plans to run fully on cryptocurrency transactions.
“This can be a league that’s not like any on the earth. We’re beginning issues out with a bang, and we’re proud to be the primary to make use of cryptocurrency just for our transactions, which is consistent with the federal government’s directive to show Dubai into a number one digital economic system and a vacation spot of selection for all sporting fans,” stated Khan.
He added: “Dubai has at all times been on the forefront of adapting the newest developments in expertise and internet hosting the largest sports activities occasions, so it is smart for the following evolution of each these industries to occur right here.”
Organisers will use KoKoSwap tokens as transactions for all purchases associated to the occasion, together with images, which shall be auctioned off as non-fungible tokens (NFT). “Followers will be capable of take this distinctive expertise with them by NFTs of the evening, which can allow them to personal part of historical past,” Khan stated.
Previous to the struggle evening, followers will even be given the chance to see their favourite fighters in a sequence of occasions, corresponding to weigh-ins, fighter Q&A’s, a public exercise, and face offs.