This weekend, notorious YouTuber and web hype beast Logan Paul made his WrestleMania debut, full with the world’s costliest Pokémon card hooked up to a gold chain round his neck.
Paul, 27, entered the WrestleMania 38 ring in an over-the-top, seemingly Wolverine-inspired yellow and black outfit, although he was certain to flaunt his very uncommon “Illustrator” Pikachu Pokémon card to audiences (and social media).
The cardboard is now the most costly single Pokémon card in existence, reportedly valued at US$5,275,000, which is what Paul paid for the cardboard earlier than extra charges.
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Paul bought the coveted Skilled Sports activities Authenticator (PSA) Grade 10 Pikachu Illustrator card at a personal sale, the place he traded a PSA Grade 9 Pikachu Illustrator card value $1,275,000 and forked over a further $4 million.
The Pikachu Illustrator card is so beneficial as a result of it options an unique drawing from Pikachu creator Atsuko Nishida and was given to contest winners in 1998. Solely 39 of those playing cards have been made, although Paul now owns the one one to be graded an ideal 10.
Paul entered the WrestleMania ring to hitch a tag-team match with The Miz, a well known wrestling villain. The pair fought the professional wrestling father-son duo of legend Rey Mysterio and his son Dominik.
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Group Paul and The Miz gained the match. Paul even confirmed a couple of strikes — just like the frog splash — which excited many wrestling followers on-line.
Even actor and former wrestling star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson chimed in to reward Paul’s efficiency within the ring. He commented on one among Paul’s Instagram posts, writing “Very f’n pleased with u. I do know the exhausting work you set in, brother.”
After the match, Paul celebrated with a Guinness Ebook of World Information win for the most costly Pokémon buying and selling card bought at a personal public sale.
“I really like Pokémon and the truth that it’s been validated with Guinness World Information — that is loopy. Tonight’s a wild evening. This doesn’t really feel actual!” Paul informed the Guinness Ebook of World Information.
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