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Legendary Boxer Tyson Fury’s NFT sold for nearly $1 million in auction

Published July 21, 2021 | Updated July 21, 2021

Source: IndianExpress

Legendary Boxer Tyson Fury’s NFT sold for nearly $1 million in auction

‘Lineal by Tyson Fury’, has been auctioned for $987,000; that makes it one of most paid-for sports NFT. Fury’s NFT was the first preeminent celebratory sale by HoDooi.com. It had been launched on the platform last week and has started making record sales in no time.

The record-breaking NFT, ‘Lineal by Tyson Fury’ has now secured the position as one of the most expensive sports NFTs sold to date. The auction stated that the buyer will receive physical tokens along with the NFT itself; including a five-by-five-foot painting of the artwork, signed by Tyson Fury himself. The buyer will also receive a signed boxing glove, as well as a congratulatory video from Fury to the winner.

Tyson thanked the participants. He said, “Huge thanks to all of the bidders, buyers, and the platform, HoDooi.com, for this NFT drop! It was great working with the HoDooi team and I’m happy we are all a part of history with one of the highest bids on a single sporting NFT!”

Five-of-Five Collection

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Fury’s remaining NFT collection, the five-of-five category, is currently on sale on the HoDooi platform. Like Lineal by Tyson Fury, the five-of-five collection including Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver, and bronze categories, are also receiving a raging response from bidders globally.

“We are delighted to have been able to break records with Tyson’s NFT launch. HoDooi.com has only just begun its journey and we have a lot more in store for our users and for the crypto space! The HOD token will give our users the most exclusive access moving forward.”, said Matt Luczynski, HoDooi CEO.

Sports NFTs

Sports NFTs are witnessing a flood of fans who are ready to own an audio, video, photograph, or artwork of their favorite athletes. A video sequence of NBA’s LeBron James that caught one of his legendary moves on camera was auctioned for $269,000 AUD. The video only lasted for a couple of seconds, yet it instantly became a collector’s item to be sold as an NFT. Following the NBA star’s NFT, football God, Cristiano Ronaldo’s NFT was sold for $289,920. The NFT consisted of a unique digital trading card featuring Ronaldo.

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