Press Release: By Top Rank Boxing – Under multi-year deal, Autograph and Top Rank will pair digital collectibles with unparalleled experience.
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Under the agreement, Autograph will utilize Top Rank’s unrivaled library of fights to offer fans and collectors the ability to purchase premium digital collectibles tied to their favorite fighters, historic matchups and some of the most unforgettable events in boxing history. The first products of the collaboration will be released to the public on Wednesday, April 13 via fiat auction on the DraftKings Marketplace. Additional drops will be announced over the coming months.
“Our community members are connoisseurs of the sports world, and consistently look to Autograph for partnerships that allow them to experience their favorite athletes and brands,” said Dillon Rosenblatt, co-founder and CEO of Autograph. “Top Rank Boxing is an incredible platform, and we’re thrilled to work alongside their team to create something exceptional for the boxing world and its fans.”
“We’re excited to partner with the industry-leader in Autograph to give fight fans and collectors premium digital collectibles that will bring them closer to sport they have loved for decades,” said Top Rank President Todd duBoef. “This collaboration illustrates our commitment to utilizing emerging technologies to reach new audiences and build digital bridges with fans around the world.”
Top Rank’s partnership with Autograph further expands the brand’s ability to engage with boxing fans and attract a new generation of fan. Known for their legendary collaborations with iconic names in sports, entertainment, and culture, Autograph remains at the forefront of what it means to foster communities within the virtual world.
More information on the partnership, collection, and more can be found HERE.
Autograph is an NFT platform that brings together the most iconic brands and legendary names in sports, entertainment and culture to create unique digital collections and experiences for users around the world. Notable Board of Director members include Sam Bankman-Fried, Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd, Peter Mattoon and Michael Meldman. Co-founded by Tom Brady and headquartered in Los Angeles, Autograph is ushering in a new era of collecting through a streamlined and inclusive process, authentic and creative products, and exclusive partnerships. Members of the star studded Advisory Board have dropped their first collection that all sold out in record time with drops from Wayne Gretzky, Derek Jeter, Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles, Tony Hawk, Tiger Woods and more.
About Top Rank
Innovation has been the standard at Top Rank since it was established in 1973 by Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum. The boxing industry’s leading promotional company, Top Rank has shaped, developed, and promoted the careers of top international pay-per-view superstars and Hall of Famers, including Muhammad Ali, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns, Roberto Duran, George Foreman, Sugar Ray Leonard, Oscar De La Hoya, Miguel Cotto, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Erik Morales, Timothy Bradley, Vasiliy Lomachenko and Tyson Fury.
Known for creating strategic collaborations between athletes, sponsors, and television networks, Top Rank has been an architect of boxing’s global growth by staging high-profile events in landmark settings around the world, including Madison Square Garden, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Wembley Arena, Yankee Stadium, Radio City Music Hall, and AT&T Stadium. Top Rank has also been the leader within the boxing industry in creating unforgettable in-arena experiences for fans and embracing 21st century technological advancements to distribute world-class fights and shoulder programming across a variety of platforms.
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