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Mike Tyson and Ric Flair to Headline Benzinga Cannabis Conference

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is set to host an unprecedented session featuring legendary sports icons and cannabis entrepreneurs Mike Tyson and Ric Flair. Scheduled for April 16-17 at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, this event is poised to illuminate the evolving landscape of international cannabis expansion and brand licensing.

Representing Carma Holdco and their respective brands, TYSON 2.0 and Ric Flair Drip, Tyson and Flair will delve into their latest ventures, showcasing groundbreaking collaborations and innovative product launches. Among the highlights are a pioneering seeds collaboration, innovative product lines like Night Bites and Wooooo! Energy, cannabis coffee shops, and a unique partnership with Futurola.

Mike Tyson, known for his candid demeanor, will share personal anecdotes and reflections on his journey into the cannabis industry. “I have been going to Benzinga Cannabis events for a few years now. I am looking forward to coming back this year. This is the place to network and get serious about the cannabis business. Come meet us in Florida,” said Tyson.

Meanwhile, Ric Flair, renowned for his charismatic presence, will shed light on his recent forays into the cannabis industry, showcasing the launch of innovative products and collaborations.

Adam Wilks, CEO of Carma Holdco, will provide insights into international brand licensing and expansion strategies, offering valuable lessons for businesses navigating the complex global cannabis market.

The panel discussion will cover strategic partnerships, cultural adaptation, and regulatory navigation in the international cannabis space. Attendees can expect practical insights, forward-thinking strategies, and engaging stories from two influential figures in sports and cannabis.

In a statement, organizers emphasized the significance of this session for industry professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs interested in the global cannabis economy. The event promises to be a unique opportunity to network with industry leaders and gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities in international cannabis markets.


The inclusion of iconic figures like Mike Tyson and Ric Flair in the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is a testament to the growing influence of the cannabis industry. Their participation not only adds star power to the event but also highlights the serious business opportunities within the sector. As the cannabis market continues to expand globally, insights from industry veterans like Tyson and Flair are invaluable for both seasoned professionals and newcomers alike. The conference presents a prime opportunity for stakeholders to network, learn, and explore new avenues for growth in this rapidly evolving industry.

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