Logan Paul, YouTube … one thing, went again into the ring with yet one more battle for public adoration, although this time he went up in opposition to Floyd Mayweather. The battle itself drew the curiosity of many, however the true star of the spectacle was the Charizard Pokémon card Paul determined to don as a part of his outfit. Pokémon playing cards at all times have the potential to be wildly valuable, nevertheless it appears like this extremely publicized match took that monetization potential to ungodly ranges.
The Pokémon Charizard card the YouTuber entered the ring with was particular in its personal proper, a primary version mint-condition 10-grade model of the developed hearth starter. Because of its situation and version, this Charizard iteration was already fairly darn worthwhile, however that worth was elevated much more as a result of Mayweather match.
The match was arguably fairly lackluster (or possibly that is simply us), however Pokémon is nifty, so there may be that. With solely a handful of those playing cards accessible, it is easy to see that the demand for this explicit Charizard is excessive. Wearing it throughout a high-profile match like this made it much more so—all for the Pokémon.
During the press convention selling the battle, he bragged that this was a “million-dollar card, baby.” While true, it wasn’t sufficient to make the battle in any respect attention-grabbing.
Paul hasn’t been shy about his pastime of cashing in on Pokémon’s worth, making numerous movies of his high-price tag purchases. He’s talked about how he is invested in sure playing cards, estimated their price because the years go by, elevating them to spectacular ranges. As far as investments go, Pokémon is an entertaining approach to get wealthy. Still, this explicit pastime requires fairly a bit of money to even get began until you have been a devoted collector because the begin of the buying and selling card recreation.
We’ve reached out to an appraiser to see the true worth of this card.
So, Pokémon. Pretty neat stuff.