This week the CEO of Bitcoin.com Roger Ver sat down with the One Championship female mixed martial artist (MMA) Mei Yamaguchi from Japan to discuss her fighting career and the innovative technology we all love called bitcoin. Yamaguchi will be fighting on May 18th in Singapore against the Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee for the next One female MMA Championship in a match called ‘Unstoppable Dreams.’ Bitcoin.com is thrilled to announce that our website will be sponsoring Yamaguchi’s fight next weekend.
Bitcoin.com Sponsors One Championship MMA Fighter Mei Yamaguchi
MMA fighting is an extremely popular sport these days and some of our own Bitcoin.com team members practice martial arts techniques like Jiu-Jitsu regularly. This week our CEO Roger Ver sat down in a video chat with the acclaimed championship female fighter Mei Yamaguchi to discuss her successful career, and introduced her to Bitcoin Cash for the first time. During the video, Yamaguchi downloads her first BCH wallet and our CEO scans her wallet’s QR code and sends her $1,000 worth of bitcoin cash instantly.
After being sent some BCH, Yamaguchi seemed pleasantly surprised to see how fast it took to receive the funds. Upon getting her first BCH, Yamaguchi began to explain how she got started as a female MMA fighter and kickboxer. She started training in Los Angeles California when she was young, saying, “I always wanted to be like Jackie Chan.”
I watched his movies and I wanted to do something like that so my parents took me to the fighting academy. At nine years old I moved back to Japan and now I teach MMA. When I was learning Karate one of the instructors taught me Jiu Jitsu and I said this is pretty interesting — I found out Jiu Jitsu is wonderful.
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The championship fighter explains to Ver that she has fought in 27 professional fights and she also practices submission grappling and shoot boxing. Yamaguchi’s fight will headline the One Championship in Singapore and the bout will be a rematch against One Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee. Yamaguchi already went against Lee in an internationally acclaimed fight last year. Depending on where you live, it is even possible to bet on the fight using Bitcoin Cash at this betting website here and here.
Check out the rest of the video with Mei Yamaguchi and Roger Ver as they talk about MMA and Bitcoin Cash. Moreover, make sure you check out the headline bout next weekend on May 18 as the Bitcoin.com sponsored Yamaguchi takes on Lee for the championship.
What do you think about mixing MMA and bitcoin? Will you tune into the fight next weekend? Let us know in the comments below.
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