• Theta Network (THETA) Partners with ONE Championship to Launch NFT Marketplace

  • ONE Championship (ONE) today announced an exclusive global partnership with industry-leading blockchain platform Theta Network (THETA) to launch ONE’s first-ever Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace to celebrate ONE’s superstar athletes and their most memorable moments with collectibles.

    ONE Championship ranks among the top 10 sports media properties in the world in terms of viewership and engagement, with a cumulative fan base of more than 400 million.

    ONE produces and distributes world-class events in more than 150 countries, featuring martial artists and world champions from more than 80 countries and all styles of martial arts, including MMA, Muay Thai and kickboxing.

    Fans interested in participating in the first “drop” of the limited edition ONE NFT package can pre-register at ONE.ThetaDrop.com. The official launch of the marketplace will be announced at a later date.

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    Top NFT owners will be able to own a piece of ONE history and receive exclusive real-world benefits such as backstage passes, ringside seats and other personalized fan experiences.

    Chatri Sityodtong, founder and CEO of Group ONE, said.” Our exclusive NFT partnership with Theta Network is part of our long-term vision that fan engagement and commerce around our world champions – and ONE’s commitment to heroes, values and storytelling – will transform live sports entertainment.”

    “Theta is the perfect choice to build the blockchain platform for this vision. We look forward to launching ONE NFTs on the Theta blockchain platform, starting with our pre-registration process,” he added.

    Mitch Liu, co-founder and CEO of Theta Labs, said in this regard.” We are excited to welcome ONE Championship to the Theta network and see a tremendous opportunity to mainstream Theta-backed NFTs to millions of global ONE users.”

    ONE Championship’s NFT partnership expands Theta Network’s strategy of combining live entertainment with digital collectible NFTs. theta partnered with the World Poker Tour (WPT) in April and recently announced an exclusive partnership with Katy Perry to coincide with her new 2022 residency in Las Vegas.

    The partnership is another milestone for Theta Labs, the leading video delivery network powered by blockchain technology, and THETA.tv, the next generation of decentralized live streaming platforms.

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