Logan Paul Wore A Pokémon Card To Mayweather Fight, Now It Worth A Million Dollars
You won’t see a cool knockout in tonight’s Logan Paul versus Floyd Mayweather exhibition fight.
When Logan Paul entered the ring, he wore a Charizard card around his neck the way other boxers would wear gold and diamonds. The card is the first edition, gem mint 10-graded Charizard. This was seemingly the most interesting moment of the whole fight.
The prices of Pokémon cards, which were already high, seem to have exploded. Twitch streamers have been buying boxes and streaming as they opened each pack. All this interest has meant that The Pokémon Company cannot print the cards just quick enough to meet the demand.
Paul got in on the action, too, big time and has been making videos like “I Bought A $200,000 Box Of Pokémon Cards”; “I Spent $2,000,000 On Pokémon Cards,” and “Opening The $1,000,000 1st Edition Pokemon Box.” Out of his last 10 YouTube uploads, four were about Pokémon cards.
At the time, the YouTuber said, “Pokémon is blowing up. I have no doubt in my mind that this card will be worth a million dollars between two and three years from now.”
“They’re called appreciating assets,” Paul continued. “I’m done buying Lamborghinis. I’m done buying stuff that won’t make me money.”
Paul has been paying big money on unopened boxes, pulling the first edition Charizards last fall and earlier this year during live streams. It seems that the card he wore into the fight could be one of those as it was graded by Beckett and not PSA like his past purchase. Whichever the card, he wants to guarantee it’s an asset that is increasing in value.
Paul held up the card to show the press, adding, “I mean now, shit, this is a million-dollar card, baby. This is the card I walked out [with] to the Floyd Mayweather fight. This is a million-dollar card.”