PRESS RELEASE. MaximNFT – an NFT marketplace by Maxim magazine and xSigma – is excited to announce that former professional boxer Vitali Klitschko is launching an NFT collection on its platform for charity. Proceeds will go to the Ukrainian branch of Rotary International, a non-profit organisation promoting humanitarian services across the world.
Once a professional boxer, Vitali Klitschiko is now a Ukrainian politician serving as the Mayor of Kyiv. As a boxer, Kyiv won multiple heavyweight titles, including the WBO 1999-2000 title, the Ring Magazine 2004-2005 title, and WBC title twice from 2004 to 2013.He defeated 15 opponents in his title fights across his career, including 12 title defences. He and his brother dominated heavyweight boxing from 2006 to 2015, ushering in what is now called the “Klitschko era”.
Meanwhile, Rotary International is an international service organisation that offers humanitarian assistance and promotes goodwill and peace around the world. It was founded in 1905 and is based in Evanston, Illinois. Rotary has more than one million members in more than 200 countries.
The NFT collection will be sold as ERC1155 tokens on the Polygon (MATIC) blockchain. Gold, silver and bronze designs will be available for each, of which there will be 1, 50 and 100 copies respectively. Unsold items will be burnt.
The sale begins tomorrow at 1pm EST, and will be live for seven days.. Be ready!
Previously, xSigma collaborated with Maxim.com to rename its Marketplace to MaximNFT. Maxim.com is a monthly men’s lifestyle magazine with a 25-year history and a global readership of over 10 million people across 75 countries. According to the terms of the partnership, xSigma’s NFT platform will be promoted by Maxim.com and will operate under the Maxim name.
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