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Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast with Chris Brookins

Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast with Chris Brookins

By Christopher Brookins
Quenching the intellectual thirst of those interested in Crypto, Decentralized Finance, Muay Thai, Mixed Martial Arts, and Boxing.
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Do Kwon - Terra Labs ($LUNA)
Do Kwon and I discuss how Terra Lab's stable coin ($UST) and Chai wallet are bringing billions of users to crypto, utility of $LUNA / $MIR /$ANCHOR, and much more!   Do Kwon is the Co-founder and CEO of Terra Labs, the company behind Terra ($LUNA) stable coin, offering instant settlements, low fees and seamless cross-border exchange to millions of users and merchants.   Terra Labs Resources:  Website: https://terra.money/  CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/terra-luna  CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/mirror-protocol   Do Kwon's  Social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/d0h0k1  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/do-kwon/   Host's Social:   Twitter: https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins​  **Disclosure**    The Crypto & Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
49:02
February 3, 2021
RAMP DeFi - Unlocking 🔑 Billions 💰 of Cross-Chain, Staked Capital Onto #Ethereum Ecosystem
Lawrence and I discuss RAMP DeFi's unique protocol design, their liquidity solution for unlocking staked assets onto #ETH ecosystem, and much more!   Lawrence Lim is the Project Lead of RAMP DeFi, a protocol unlocking liquid capital from staked assets.   RAMP DeFi Resources:  Website: https://rampdefi.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/RampDefi Discord: https://discord.gg/WY5TU7b Telegram: https://t.me/rampdefiofficial CoinGecko: https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/ramp  Lawrence's Social:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/lawrence_ramp LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/lawrencelimhz/  Host's Social:   Twitter: https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins  **Disclosure**    The Crypto & Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
54:52
January 27, 2021
Is BarnBridge's ($BOND) "Tokenized Risk" A Game Changer for Institutions and DeFi?
Tyler and I talk about genesis of BarnBridge idea, protocol design and tokenomics, attracting $200M in TVL in 48 hours, future of DeFi vs TradFi, and much more!   Tyler Ward is the Co-Founder of BarnBridge, a tokenized risk protocol hedging yield sensitivity and market price.   BarnBridge Resources:  Website: https://barnbridge.com  Twitter: https://twitter.com/barn_bridge  Discord: https://discord.com/invite/FfEhsVk  Telegram: https://t.me/barnbridge_official  Medium: https://medium.com/barnbridge/yield-farming-bond-the-risks-involved-7cefdba01b17  GitHub: https://github.com/BarnBridge/   Tyler’s Social:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/LordTylerWard  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-scott-ward-42638627/   Host's Social:   Twitter: https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins   Telegram: https://t.me/valiendero_signals  Substack: weeklyjab.substack.com    **Disclosure**    The Crypto & Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
56:43
November 12, 2020
Are High Gas Fees And Bitcoin's Stellar 2020 Hurting Ethereum?
Dan and I talk about bitcoin's killer 2020, DeFi valuations, layer 1 alternatives, and much more!   Dan Matuszewski is a Partner at CMS Holdings, a principal investment firm focused on making investments across the cryptoasset ecosystem.  CMS Resources:  Website: http://cmsholdings.io/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cms-holdings-llc/  Host's Social:   Twitter: https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins   Telegram: https://t.me/valiendero_signals Substack: weeklyjab.substack.com    **Disclosure**    The Crypto & Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
50:37
October 28, 2020
Can THORChain's ($RUNE) Cross-Chain Liquidity "Killer App" Conquer Layer 1 and DeFi?
Chad and I talk about THORChain's ($RUNE) unique technical and economic design,  cross-chain liquidity as a killer app, building a new DeFi ecosystem on $RUNE, and much more!   Chad Barraford is the Technical Lead at THORChain, a decentralized and community-driven protocol facilitating cross-chain liquidity pools with no pegged or wrapped tokens.    THORChain Resources:  Website: https://thorchain.org/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/thorchain_org Discord: https://discord.gg/V6pNp8A Telegram: https://t.me/thorchain_org  Medium: https://medium.com/thorchain   Chad’s Social:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBarraford LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chadbarraford/  Host's Social:   Twitter: https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins   Telegram: https://t.me/valiendero_signals Substack: weeklyjab.substack.com    **Disclosure**    The Crypto & Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
59:10
October 20, 2020
Can Avalanche ($AVAX) Become A Player in DeFi and Layer1?
Jay and I chat about how Avalanche ($AVAX) fits into DeFi, interoperability with Ethereum, NFTs, and much more!   Jay Kurahashi-Sofue is the VP of Marketing at Ava Labs, the company behind Avalanche, a blockchain platform built for decentralized applications and interoperability.    Avalanche Resources:  Website: https://avax.network  Twitter: https://twitter.com/avalancheavax  Discord: https://chat.avax.network  Telegram: https://t.me/avalancheavax   Jay’s Social:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/jayks17  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayksofue/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jayksphoto/   Host's Social:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins  Telegram: https://t.me/valiendero_signals Substack: weeklyjab.substack.com   **Disclosure**    The Crypto & Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
50:16
October 13, 2020
MMA Legend Jon Fitch Bought Bitcoin ($BTC) in 2013 As Weak Dollar Hedge
Jon Fitch and I chat about $BTC, retirement, common young fighter mistakes  in training and finances, and much more!   Jon Fitch is one of the top Welterweight MMA fighters of all-time with over 40 fights; including epic battles against other legends like George St. Pierre.   Links:  Twitter: @jonfitchdotnet  Instagram: @jonfitchsmash  Website: www.jonfitch.net  Podcast: jonfitchknowsnothing.podbean.com   Social:  twitter.com/CryptoBrookins  weeklyjab.substack.com t.me/valiendero_signals   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
42:28
September 29, 2020
Solana ($SOL), Partnering w/ FTX & Serum ($SRM) to bring NASDAQ speed to DeFi
Anatoly Yakovenko and I chat about Proof of History, blockchain eating finance, Visa scalability + NASDAQ speed to DeFi, and much more!   Anatoly Yakovenko is the Co-Founder of the Solana Foundation, a Layer 1 blockchain built to support thousands of transactions per second at NASDAQ speed. Previously, Anatoly was a senior engineer at Qualcomm.    Links:  Twitter: @aeyakovenko  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/anatoly-yakovenko  Website: solana.com   Social:  https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins  https://t.me/valiendero_signals   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
57:45
September 14, 2020
Quant & Derivatives Trading $BTC, $ETH, & ALTS like $COMP & $BAL, Market Liquidity, and Retail FOMO
Shiliang Tang and I chat about his fund's approach to quant and derivatives trading in bitcoin and alts, trading on DEXs, liquidity, and much more!   Shiliang Tang is the CIO of Ledger Prime, a quantitative digital asset investment firm. Previously, Shiliang spent eight years as a derivatives trader on the proprietary trading desks of UBS and Merrill Lynch.   Links:  Twitter: @ShiliangTang  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/shiliangtang  Website: www.ledgerprime.com   Social:  https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins  https://t.me/valiendero_signals   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
52:56
September 8, 2020
Origin Protocol ($OGN), #DeFi, Bull Markets in Crypto, Muay Thai Mecca, and More!
Coleman Maher and I chat about Origin Protocol ($OGN) current roadmap and foray into #DeFi, bull market exuberance, and training Muay Thai in Bangkok.   Coleman Maher is the Head of Business Development at Origin Protocol, a decentralized e-commerce platform.   Links Twitter: @colemansmaher  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/coleman-maher-sf/  Blog: medium.com/originprotocol/origin-protocol-and-defi-9e9b6ac4f4f0  Website: www.originprotocol.com/en   Social https://twitter.com/CryptoBrookins  https://t.me/valiendero_signals   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
59:07
August 31, 2020
Quant Trading $BTC, DeFi Exuberance, S2F Flaws, and Future of Institutions in Crypto
Jesse Proudman is the CEO of Strix Leviathan, a Seattle-based asset management firm operating a crypto focused quantitative hedge fund.    Previously, Jesse founded Blue Box Group, an agile cloud resources technology company that was acquired by IBM.   Jesse and I discussed:   Technological Approach to Quant Trading in Crypto  Critiques of the Stock to Flow Model  DeFi exuberance re-igniting retailers  And much more!   Twitter: @jesseproudman   LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jesseproudman   Blog: strixleviathan.com/blog/2020/6/29/a-chameleon-model-why-bitcoins-stock-to-flow-model-is-fatally-flawed   Website: strixleviathan.com   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
54:27
August 24, 2020
Brave New Coin Trader, Josh Olszewicz, Discusses Why A Multi-Year Bull Market Seems Likely
Josh Oszewicz is the Head Trader at Techemy Capital and Market Analyst for Brave New Coin. He also curates his trading expertise via his Youtube channel, Carpe Noctum.   Josh and I discussed:  Day trading in crypto  Multi-year bull market for digital assets  DeFi token craze  And much more!   Twitter: @CarpeNoctom  Youtube: www.youtube.com/carpenoctom  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/olszewicz/  **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
59:06
August 19, 2020
Cosmos Network CEO Peng Zhong Talks Having One of The Hottest Chains In DeFi and Proof of Stake
Peng Zhong is the CEO at Tendermint, the blockchain company behind the open source Cosmos Network SDK. Peng was previously the Chief Design Officer at Tendermint, and plans to increase blockchain adoption through better usability design.   Peng and I discussed:   What are Cosmos & ATOM  Powering DeFi protocols like KAVA & BAND  Improving user experience  Chain security as a service  And much more!   https://tendermint.com/  https://cosmos.network/   LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/nylira/  Twitter: twitter.com/zcpeng   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
49:42
August 17, 2020
Bloomberg Commodity Strategist, Mike McGlone Says Bitcoin Fundamentals Are Pointing One Way - Up
Mike McGlone is the Chief Commodity Strategist at Bloomberg, a privately held financial, software, data, and media company. Mike has decades of experience in financial and commodity markets, which he leverages for his monthly Crypto Outlook newsletter.   Mike and I discussed:   Bullish fundamentals for bitcoin  Bitcoin portfolio allocation as prudent given risk-adjusted returns  Long-term ramifications of current monetary policies  And much more!   LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mike-mcglone-a8442513/  Crypto Outlook: https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/blog/stocks-bonds-gold-and-bitcoin-60-40-in-transition-to-58-38-4/  Twitter: @business   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
57:16
August 12, 2020
Former Wall Streeter and SFOX Head of Revenue, Daniel Kim Discusses Growing Liquidity In Crypto
Daniel Kim is the Head of Revenue at SFOX, a venture-backed Prime Brokerage offering simplified access and deep liquidity to digital asset investors.   Daniel and I discussed:   The subtle wave of institutional adoption  Importance of liquidity and Prime Brokers in the future of crypto  Thriving during the March Flash Crash  And much more!   LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/danielandrewkim Twitter: @SFox  Website: www.sfox.com  Blog: www.sfox.com/blog   **Disclosure**    The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
58:14
August 10, 2020
Glory Kickboxing Vet and Striking Academy Founder, Paul Banasiak Talks Mastering All Muay Thai Facets
Paul "Reaper" Banasiak is the Founder of Striking Academy, an online and on-demand learning platform designed for striking students of all levels.  He is a Pro Muay Thai fighter with 50+ fights in a variety of organizations, including Lion Fight and Glory Kickboxing. Paul and I discussed: - Giving up career stability to pursue his passion - Immigrant work ethic driving his success  - Adapting fight style from Amateur to Professional ranks - Mastering all facets of Muay Thai - And much more! Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCibKtggsc7i3Ot1y0MzY6VQ Instagram: @muaythaitechnician Website: www.muaythaitechnician.com/home/
01:29:01
August 3, 2020
ONE Championship Fighter and MMAShredded Founder, Jeff Chan talks Fighting Influences and Evolution
Jeff Chan is the Founder of MMAShredded, an online community designed to aid beginners and fighters alike in their martial arts journey. He is also a current ONE Championship fighter and has trained all over the world with legends of Muay Thai and MMA.   Jeff and I discussed:   Fighting style evolution from Muay Thai to MMA   Life changing events needed to achieve ones full potential  Origins and future plans for MMAShredded   Fighting in ONE Championship   Favorite fighters we incorporate into our styles  and much more!   Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCt1ZR07apYANZ3MmlbipIXg  Instagram: @mmashredded  Website: www.mmashredded.com/  Facebook: www.facebook.com/MMAShredded/  Patreon: www.patreon.com/MMAShredded  TikTok: www.tiktok.com/@mmashredded
01:02:49
July 27, 2020
Florian Liss - Crypto Episode #5
Florian and I chatted about proof of stake (PoS) versus proof of work (PoW), Cosmos, PoS networks as hedge to ETH 2.0 collapse, greatest risks to PoS space, and much more.  Florian Liss is the Co-Founder of Staking Facilities, a non-custodial infrastructure company that allows PoS token holders to securely stake and earn rewards on their assets.  Twitter: @stakingfac Website: stakingfacilities.com Staking Academy: staking-academy.com Medium: medium.com/@stakingfac **Disclosure**  The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
01:02:45
July 23, 2020
Richard Smith - Muay Thai Episode #2
Richard and I discuss early days of Muay Thai in U.K., constantly learning as a coach, sharpening fighter's strengths versus weaknesses, Bad Company fighting style (or lack thereof), applications of Muay Thai to MMA, and much more.  Richard Smith is the Founder and Head Coach of Bad Company Muay Thai Gym in Leeds, England. He has taught numerous World Champions including Liam Harrison and Andy Howson.  Twitter: @BadCompanyGym Instagram: @richardsmith_badcompany_gym Website: https://www.badcompany.co.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/BadcompanyGym
59:31
July 16, 2020
Marcel Burger - Crypto Episode #4
Marcel and I discuss quant life in crypto, stock to flow model journey, valuation frameworks to attract institutions, The Crypto RAT, and more. Marcel Burger is the Founder of Burger Crypto. Twitter: @BurgerCryptoAM Website: www.burgercrypto.com Book Website: www.bitcoinometrics.io Crypto RAT: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/182d4fybG2wl0Zt_CUizfDIAjILHKhVdUwfRYezSbjrI/edit?usp=sharing **Disclosure**  The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
01:11:03
July 13, 2020
Brandon "Six Gun" Gibson - Muay Thai Episode #1
Six Gun and I talk about being a martial artist versus a fighter, constantly evolving as a coach, Aaron Pico, film study, Jon Jones, and lifetime bonds between coach and fighter. Brandon "Six Gun" Gibson is a world renowned Striking Coach at JacksonWink Gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico, coaching the likes of Jon Jones, Carlos Condit, and Aaron Pico to name a few.  Twitter: @SixGunGibson Instagram: @sixgungibson Facebook: www.facebook.com/SixGunGibson
32:29
July 3, 2020
Tyrone Ross - Crypto Episode #3
Tyrone Ross and I talk about working on Wall Street without the right credentials, finding mentors, why athletes win in business, using blockchain to bank the unbanked, DeFi, Dharma, and the future of finance.  Tyrone Ross is a Financial Consultant at 401 and Director of Community at Altruist.  Twitter: @TR401 Instagram: @tyrun401 Website: tyroneross.io
01:17:45
July 1, 2020
Mike Finch - Crypto Episode #2
Mike Finch is a partner at Pirata Capital Management, a digital asset investment fund focusing on market neutral investment strategies. Previously, He was the Founder of ICO Alert, the most comprehensive list of Pre-ICO and ICO projects. In this episode, Mike and I talk about: How he got involved in crypto What it was like creating one of the most successful companies during the ICO boom of 2017 - ICO Alert His thoughts on the red hot DeFi and Proof of Stake space Where he thinks bitcoin price is headed in the near-term How he got interested in the UFC Website: https://piratacapital.com/ Twitter: @thatfinchguy LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-finch-b0263952/ **Disclosure** The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for informational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
01:25:06
June 22, 2020
Daniel Mross - Crypto Episode #1
Daniel Mross is the CEO of Altangent Labs and Partner at Maximalist Capital. Daniel is a bitcoin OG, and shares some interesting stories about the past and thoughts on the future of bitcoin and digital assets. In this episode Daniel and I talk about: How he got involved in bitcoin  Early experiences in 2011 from buying bitcoin "over the counter" and mining What it was like creating the first bitcoin documentary  Thoughts on the technical superiority of bitcoin's proof of work (PoW) code versus proof of stake (PoS) Current sentiment towards long-term holding and short-term trading Where he sees bitcoin in near future Website: www.altangent.com Website: www.blocktap.io/  Website: www.maximalist.capital Website: www.cryptolist.com/   Twitter: @altangent   **Disclosure** The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast is meant for informational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice.
01:25:53
June 10, 2020