The long-awaited fight between Nurmagomedov and Holloway still took place
True, not in a real ring, but in a virtual one – in the Legionfarm metaverse
During the fight, the fans participated in NFT-airdrop
IN 2018 Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Max Holloway should be a UFC iconic event 116. But he was not destined to take place. Doctors forbade Holloway to enter the ring. This was very upsetting for fans on both sides.
Thanks to the metaverse, boxing fans were still able to see the event. It took place at the Legionfarm site this Saturday.
For To gain access to the Legionfarm metaverse, a member must have at least 1 LF NFT token in their account. As part of the event, the platform held an airdrop and raffled off branded NFTs.
How the battle went and who won
Khabib’s fans were satisfied – the legendary Dagestan won.
A fight in the metaverse follows all the rules of boxing. Athletes used VR glasses, and their avatars on the screen repeated all the movements. As a result, the Russian athlete knocked out Holloway. In the overall standings, Nurmagomedov 10 hits, while Max has 65.
Life is moving into metaverses
As technology continues to advance, something tells us that this will not be the last virtual match.
By the way, the first marriage ceremony was recently held in the metaverse.