Toronto, Ontario--(December 15, 2021) - Graph Blockchain Inc. (CSE: GBLC) (OTC Pink: REGRF) (FSE: RT5A) ("Graph") or (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary New World Inc. will be launching Elias Theodorou's NFT on December 18th, the day he is set to face Bryan Baker (18-5) in the main event of CCC 10. Committed to fighting the stigma of medical cannabis in athletics, this is a historic first, as the Canadian will become the first professional athlete to compete on American soil with a Therapeutic Use Exemption for medical cannabis.
New World Inc. plans to release this NFT collaboration in two parts, creating moments to forever be valued by the fans of Elias Theodorou. The first drop will consist of 1,000 "fight t-shirts" featuring sponsors of the fight including: GGPoker, ImagineBC, Leafythings, Planet of the Vapes, Stors & Bickel, USG and Cubed3 Biotech. The NFT will be priced at $420USD each and will come with both a digital copy in augmented reality along with a physical copy of the t-shirt. The NFT will be for sale during and after the fight on December 18th. The second part of this unique drop is a limited edition 1 of 100 caricature of Elias raising his hand in victory wearing the fight t-shirt and will be released upon his win over Bryan Baker, priced at $420USD and will come with a signed copy of the "fight t-shirt".
This NFT drop will be the first of many Elias plans to release with New World Inc. with a new year right around the corner. Next year Elias plans to compete in another athletic event with Olympic implications and will be the first Canadian, US and Wada approved cannabis athlete. The NFT "fight t-shirt" will continue its evolution by adding Elias' achievements as he continues knocking out prohibition in cannabis.
CCC10 can be viewed on Pay-Per-View (PPV) with exclusive Behind the Scenes content leading up to, during and post event on the Imagine BC app.
About Elias Theodorou
Elias, "The Spartan" Theodorou, is a top-ranked middleweight fighter who amassed an impressive 8-3 record during his time in the UFC. Elias is committed to fighting the stigma of medical cannabis in athletics. In January 2020, he became the first professional athlete to receive a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for medical cannabis, the first in combat sports or professional sports. Elias has transcended the stereotypes of a fighter by employing his advertising degree and corporate experience in the development, creation, and production of personal and corporate brands, including The Mane Event™, The Ring Boy™ and Weedbae™ When Elias is not busy training or competing, he's working on several films and various TV projects. Elias is committed to using his growing platform to expand his reach beyond MMA and to fight for acceptance of medical cannabis in professional sports.
About New World Inc.
New World is an augmented reality art focused NFT company that allows creators, musicians, and celebrities to have access to an NFT distribution canvas to create and sell digital art. By selling digital art, artists are able to reach a broader market (both geographically and demographically), and as a result of the blockchain, continue to benefit financially through economic participation in future sales. New World has built this platform and has already signed such notable artists as Diogo Snow, who has produced numerous pieces for celebrity clients including Drake, and Fetty Wap, an American rapper, singer and songwriter who has over 6.5 million Instagram Followers, as well as many others. Additional information on New World is available at http://newworldinc.io.
About Graph Blockchain Inc.
Graph Blockchain provides shareholders with exposure to various areas of Decentralized Finance (DeFI). Focusing on altcoins through its wholly owned subsidiaries Babbage Mining Corp., a Proof of Stake ("POS") miner, and Beyond the Moon Inc. an IDO focused company, Graph gives investors exposure to the vast emerging market of cryptocurrencies with the significant technological disruption and potential gains altcoins represent. In addition, through its investment in New World, Graph is providing its shareholders with exposure to rapidly growing and emerging NFT market.
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