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    Litecoin enters the Fight Game, becoming the first cryptocurrency to appear on the UFC Canvas

Litecoin Enters the Fight Game: What’s Coming Next?
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Litecoin is making history by entering the mainstream sports world and being the first official cryptocurrency partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Litecoin’s logo will be featured on the Octagon canvas on Dec. 29, at UFC 232, which will take place in Los Angeles, with the main event being the championship fight between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and contender Alexander Gustafsson.

Whether you’re an MMA fan or not, this is great news for cryptocurrency in general and Litecoin in particular as the fight is expected to be viewed by hundreds of thousands or maybe even millions (attendance and pay-per-view). Bullish? Let’s see what happens after the event takes place.

Chart Analysis – LTC/USD

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Litecoin, the 8th cryptocurrency by market cap, is currently trading at around $30 after reaching a high at $37.70 just a few days ago. The last 24 hours have been sluggish and mostly sideways, with a drop of 1.75% and the pair is currently in the middle of a bearish retracement after the latest rally.

The current drop is normal after the big climb which took the pair from $23 to $37. The Relative Strength Index breached its 70 level several times, indicating overbought and creating regular bearish divergence (the price was making higher highs and the RSI was making lower highs), so all of this was an early warning that a retracement will occur sooner rather than later.

Considering that people are celebrating the Winter Holidays, we may see continued low volatility but once things are back to normal, if the pair moves above 31.30 and above the 200 EMA (4-hour chart), we will probably see another test of the recent high.

Support zone: 28.70

Resistance zone: 31.30; 200 EMA (4-hour chart)

Most likely scenario: choppy markets, move above immediate resistance once the pair finds support

Alternate scenario: brief drop below 29.70 followed by recovery above it

 

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Thomas Hughes is an executive editor of U.Today. He is a skilled cryptocurrency trader and technical analyst deeply immersed into the cryptocurrency & blockchain technology area.

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Despite the active expansion of the Ripple ecosystem and signing up over 300 new customers on RippleNet this year, the XRP price remains below $0.3.

At press-time, XRP is declining by 2.85 percent and is exchanging hands at $0.24.

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A win-or-bust XRP forecast

The community has been eager for the price to surge throughout 2019. On Wednesday, U.Today published a story with bullish forecasts regarding the price.

Today, a crypto trader @TheCryptHawk has shared a chart on his Twitter page. It shows a possibility of XRP surging to $0.56 in early December if the fractal depicted on the chart in in play.

If not, the trader says, the price may collapse to $0.17-$0.18 and then – down to $0.12.

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XRP below the $0.25 support

A short while ago, XRP dropped below the $0.25 support level, where the coin had not been in several months. This is happening despite the recent Swell conference, which was expected to push the coin’s price way upward.

The community was expecting a bull run, since last year in November, as many believe, Swell triggered it. As a result, in January 2018 XRP hit its all-time high of over nearly $4.

This year, the loyal XRP community expects a bull run every now and then but all those expectations are in vain so far. This seems strange to many, since Ripple has indeed expanded its network significantly and provided a lot of actual utility cases for XRP.

Optimists are buying on the dip while the price is low (same as many doing when the Bitcoin price drops), hoping to reap their profits later on when XRP skyrockets.

 

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Yuri is a journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future. ‘Hodls’ cryptocurrencies. Has written for several crypto media. Currently is a news writer at U.Today.

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