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Meta Hooligans NFT Recruiting The Biggest Names In Combat Sports

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The latest NFT craze has taken the world by storm with the cult like following, it has the total market capitalization of NFTs at approximately $31.4 billion!.

The next most promising project is called: Meta Hooligans, predicted to be one of the fastest selling NFT collection of 2022 as they are signing up the biggest combat sports celebrities in the world to launch their mission of helping underprivileged children.

One of the most vocal ambassadors pushing this fantastic project is 6-times Lethwei World Champion Dave Leduc.

Leduc’s career being on paused since Myanmar is under military junta, he decided to help the project and wasted little time in using his vast connections in the Combat Sports World to bring legends on board.

The Meta Hooligans are being called the “Bored Apes Killers”

The Bored Apes are currently sitting at the top of the NFT space with over a billion in secondary sales, but the Hooligans are directly aiming to dethrone them. Targeting them with clever and provocative stunts, notably with Cung Le shooting some Bored Apes with his AR15 or Dave Leduc symbolically destroying “Bored Apes Watermelons”!

Link to Dave Leduc destroying Bored Apes Watermelons

What is Meta Hooligans?

Meta Hooligans is a project that goes beyond digital collectibles. Their mission is to sponsor kids and support local fight clubs in underprivileged and impoverished cities around the world. Sponsoring gear & training equipment ex: punching bags, mats, gloves etc. They are also setting up an annual scholarship (2 X 5,000$) for promising young athletes.

Meta Hooligans NFT

The body of the Hooligans raised some questions from our friends at AsianMma but the Meta Hooligans team explained us that the signature hooligan body is one of a little chubby troublemaker with a kind heart!

The body is the same for every 8,888 characters, on which they add the notorious traits of fighters!.

Who Is Involved With Meta Hooligans?

As previously stated with 888 fighters being lined up it would be a challenge in itself to display them here, below are some of the top names already aligned to Meta Hooligans.

  • Bas Rutten (UFC Hall Of Famer)
  • Dave Leduc (Lethwei World Champion)
  • Cung Le (UFC and Strike force Legend)
  • John Wayne Parr (Muay Thai World Champion)
  • James Wilks (The Ultimate Fighter Season 9 Winner)
  • Stipe Miocic (Former UFC Heavyweight Champion)
  • Dustin Poirier (Former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion)
  • Austin Aries (Pro Wrestling star)
  • Master Wong (YouTube Sensation 2,7million followers)
  • Holt McCallany (Hollywood Actor & Cast of Fight Club movie)
  • Artem Lobov (UFC veteran & bareknuckle fighter)
  • Robin Black (Popular Fight commentator)
  • Ray Sefo (K-1 Legend)
  • Dewey Cooper (UFC fighters and Francis Ngannou’s coach & K-1 star)
  • Pat Downey (USA Wrestling World Team member)
  • Samuel Ericcson (Karate Combat fighter & Internet sensation)

The list is endless with fighters and commentators all signing up for this fantastic cause.

Quotes From The Fighters

Dave Leduc – “I’m officially an NFT and it’s for a good cause, because the Meta Hooligans are helping the kids all around the world training in good environments to get gear, equipment and scholarships and I’m super proud to be part of the fight club, the Meta hooligans are going to take over the MetaVerse.”

James Wilks – “I just got my first customised NFT from Meta Hooligans, I also bought a bunch aswel because their donating atleast 10% of the proceeds to underprivileged kids around the world for combat sports training and equipment, I hope you get involved to. “

Bas Rutten – “Having a NFT with Meta Hooligans is very cool do you know why? Because its also for a good cause, their helping kids all around the world. Letting them train in good environments, giving them scholarships, gear, other equipment you name it so I’m very happy and proud to be part of fight club, go get that NFT God speed everybody.”

Cung Le – “The great thing about this their also setting up scholarships, gear and all kind of giveaways to all the kids that don’t have the equipment, that don’t have a place to train, so scholarships and everything is being put together for them, this is a great cause. “

Make sure to get behind this inspirational team on their journey, and be part of this special moment.

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James Rees is host of ReesTalks Podcast and a Football, F1 and MMA writer, who strives to bring you the best content aswel as bringing you interviews with some of the sports top stars.