Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion reveals he lost access to his bitcoins.

Craig Jones, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter based in Australia, has revealed that he missed out on cashing in on bitcoin in 2017 after he misplaced the coins.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion Craig Jones revealed that he was one of the poor souls who missed out on the Bitcoin all-time high in 2017 after he forgot password and lost access to his coins. The former International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation World No-Gi Champion and two-time Abu Dhabi Combat Club Trials champion purchased Bitcoin in 2015 when the price was roughly $200-400, he revealed in a CoinJar blog post. However, he lost access to bitcoins and failed to cash in when bitcoin hit the all-time-high in 2017.


The former Jiu-Jitsu champion bought some bitcoins for fun. 

Craig Jones, the former Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, revealed that he and some of his friends bought some bitcoins back in 2015 when the price was around $200-400 and forgot about it immediately. “Then when things went crazy a couple of years later, we were all frantically trying to work out who had the password, but nobody could remember how to get our account back,” he added. Earlier, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Jon Fitch became one of the first in MMA fighter to be paid in BTC back in 2015.


Australian comic Jim Jefferies bought $10k worth BTC just for fun. 

As reported earlier, the Australian stand-up comedian and host of the Jim Jefferies show revealed that he bought $10,000 worth bitcoins off Robinhood trading app just for fun. The Australian born comic is among many celebrities who have owned cryptocurrency at some point in their lives. The leading cryptocurrency has come a long way since its inception almost a decade ago. Bitcoin continues to get mainstream exposure as the adoption of the cryptocurrency continues to grow around the world. Bitcoin has piqued the interest of people worldwide as it has been deemed as something revolutionary that can change the financial system that we currently depend upon.

Jai Pratap
Jai Pratap
A Mass Media Graduate who loves to write. Jai is also a sports enthusiast and a big movie buff. He loves to learn new things.

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