Floyd Mayweather Gets Booed at Bitcoin Event for Saying ‘Another Crypto Will Be Just as Big as BTC’ – Bitcoin News
Undefeated professional boxer Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather recently spoke at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami and was booed when speaking on stage. Mayweather’s speech was not appreciated by members of the crowd because he didn’t discuss Bitcoin much, and towards the end Mayweather said he believed that another crypto will “one day be as big as Bitcoin.”
Participants in the Bitcoin 2021 conference disliked the boxer’s opinion
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has long been a fan of digital currencies as the Boxer participated in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and recently released non-fungible tokens (NFT) collectibles. Mayweather is preparing for a boxing match with Youtuber Logan Paul and recently spoke at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.
During Mayweather’s lecture on stage, he discussed how blockchain technology and things like NFTs are changing the game. The legendary boxer didn’t talk about it Bitcoin (BTC) a lot, even though the organizers tried to hold the conference “Bitcoin only”.
In fact, it is noted on the conference agenda that attendees should have altcoin discussions outside of the event. However, the first day of the Bitcoin 2021 conference shows that it has been impossible to stop discussions on decentralized funding (defi) and topics like NFTs.
“With or without cryptocurrency, Floyd Mayweather will be fine”
Mayweather also wore an “Ethereummax” t-shirt during the speech, the ERC20 token team sponsoring Mayweather’s fight with Logan Paul. Towards the end of the discussion, Mayweather told the crowd that he believed that at some point another digital asset will be as big as Bitcoin.
While Mayweather was making his testimony, part of the crowd whistled the undefeated boxer for not liking what he had to say.
“Everyone in the crypto world is competing with each other, while I believe everyone should be able to choose what to choose and who to go with,” Mayweather said, stressing that people should work together. “I believe that one day there will be another cryptocurrency that is the same size as Bitcoin,” he added.
As soon as he made that statement, boos began from the Bitcoin maximalist crowd. However, Mayweather was quick to respond, saying he had a right to his own opinion and so did others.
“Without crypto …” Mayweather concluded. “Without any cryptocurrency, I could make a billion dollars. With or without cryptocurrency, Floyd Mayweather will be fine, ”the famous boxer told the crowd.
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