WENZHOU, China, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – ZK International Group Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ZKIN) (“ZKIN”, “ZK International” or the “Company”), and its subsidiary xSigma Collectibles, are pleased to announce that Cris Cyborg, current Bellator and former UFC Champion, will launch a unique NFT collection on MaximNFT. MaximNFT is an upcoming NFT marketplace launched by xSigma in exclusive partnership with Maxim magazine.
The NFT collection will include a host of rare 3D collectibles certified by Cyborg. The rarest NFT holder in the collection will get exclusive access to a personal training session with the fighter. Meanwhile, MaximNFT will be announced on Cris Cyborg’s upcoming Bellator 271 Fight Night Uniform, along with a series of official Fight Week videos and other promotional resources before and during the fight.
Cris Cyborg is a professional fighter currently competing in the Bellator MMA, where she is the women’s featherweight champion. Cris is also a former UFC, Strikeforce and Invicta FC world champion. She is the only MMA fighter in history to become a Grand Slam champion, hosting world championships in four major mixed martial arts promotions.
Cyborg is widely regarded as one of the greatest female mixed martial artists of all time. She is known worldwide with a total of over 3.5 million followers on her social networks.
Jon Orlando, CEO of MaximNFT, said: “Cris is a legend in female martial arts, and we are proud to be the launch pad for her unique collection, which will come with a personal training session for the holder of the rarest token. We are excited to announce more collaborations like this in the near future. Our platform is getting ready and we plan to start beta testing in the next few days. “
Cris Cyborg said: “As a supporter of Crypto and Blockchian technology, I am delighted to align my brand with a partner like MaximNFT and join the Maxim magazine network. As innovators in the NFT space, we look forward to providing my fans with the most innovative and creative digital collectibles in this space.
The date of the NFT sale will be announced in the coming weeks. MaximNFT will go live this fall with a series of NFTs for Celebrities, Athletes and Brands, which will be announced soon. Details on beta testing will also be announced soon.
xSigma has entered into an agreement with Maxim.com to rename the marketplace from xSigma to MaximNFT. Maxim.com is a monthly men’s lifestyle magazine with over 25 years of history and a multi-million read base spanning 75 countries. Under the terms of the agreement, xSigma’s NFT platform will operate under the Maxim brand and be promoted by Maxim.com.
MaximNFT is the new brand image of xSigma of its NFT market in partnership with Maxim.com. XSigma’s NFT platform will operate under the Maxim brand and will be endorsed and promoted by Maxim.com. MaximNFT targets a growing NFT industry that has overtaken $ 2 billion of total sales volume in 2021.
MaximNFT by xSigma seeks to provide the best customer experience and innovative NFT solutions. MaximNFT will allow clients to create and sell NFTs on various blockchains including, but not limited to Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, and Polkadot. Some of the collectibles will come with a unique real-world experience like autograph sessions, photoshoots, dinners, and other activities. In addition, MaximNFT offers an innovative feature of “NFT tokenization” which will allow customers to trade fractions of any NFT on the market.
Maxim is a monthly men’s lifestyle magazine with over 25 years of history and a multi-million read base spanning 75 countries. xSigma believes that the Maxim.com team will bring significant added value to the new NFT market.
MaximNFT plans to focus on sports and celebrity collectibles, as well as game content. The company is betting on the rise of gaming and the use of NFT technology for in-game purchases and collectibles. In addition, xSigma plans to combine NFT with new AR and VR technologies.
xSigma (including xSigma Corporation and xSigma Collectibles) is a blockchain R&D lab and a wholly owned subsidiary of ZK International. The xSigma team includes world-class developers formerly from Google, Facebook, Ripple Labs and 1inch. ZK International launched xSigma as a research and development lab in 2018 to solve real world infrastructure issues. Its mandate was to explore new opportunities in smart contracts, supply chain management and other blockchain-based solutions. XSigma has since turned to decentralized finance, focusing on decentralized exchanges, stablecoins, and lending protocols.
The research laboratory is now actively working on its ecosystem of products. The ultimate goal is to create a range of financial tools and products for the thriving decentralized finance industry. The xSigma team is at the forefront of blockchain research and development that intersects with decentralized finance, supply chain management, IoT and infrastructure. The DeFi protocol is one of several decentralized finance projects that xSigma plans to launch over the next 12 months.
About ZK International Group Co., Ltd.
ZK International Group Co., Ltd. is a Chinaengineering company based on construction and investment in innovative technologies for the modern world. With a focus on the design and implementation of next-generation solutions through industrial, environmental and software engineering, ZKIN holds 28 patents, 21 brands, 2 technical achievement awards and 10 national and industry standards awards. ‘industry.
ZKIN’s main business is to design and manufacture patented high performance stainless steel and carbon steel pipe products that efficiently deliver high quality, highly durable and environmentally friendly drinking water to Chinese people, Asia and European markets. ZK International is certified quality management system (ISO9001), certified environmental management system (ISO1401) and holder of a national license for the production of industrial stainless steel. It has supplied stainless steel piping for more than 2,000 projects, including Beijing National Airport, “Water Cube” and “Bird’s Nest”, which hosted the 2008 Beijing Olympics. ZK International is preparing to capitalize on 850 billion dollars commitment made by the Chinese government to improve the quality of water, 70% declared unsuitable for human contact.
In 2018, ZKIN established its wholly owned xSigma Corporation to develop innovative software solutions that support its core business while exploring new opportunities in smart contracts, distributed ledgers, chain management NFTs. procurement and blockchain architecture. The xSigma Labs team is made up of world-class developers and engineers, formerly of Facebook, Google, Amazon, Ripple and 1inch, who recently launched their first DeFi project in fall 2020.
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