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Logan Paul went to WWE WrestleMania ring with $5M Pokémon card

Logan Paul made his WWE WrestleMania entrance Saturday evening with thousands and thousands of {dollars} round his neck.

The YouTube star didn’t have conventional jewellery on, nonetheless. The 27-year-old had the most costly Pokémon card in existence hanging from a gold chain, a Japanese Pikachu Illustrator card from 1998 graded “Gem Mint 10” by PSA.

According to Guinness World Records, Paul acquired the card in a commerce that valued the card at $5.275 million, buying and selling a PSA 9 model of the identical card plus $4 million to get the one PSA 10 Pikachu Illustrator in existence. PSA’s worth information values the card at $6 million.

There had been reportedly solely 39 copies of the card given out by CoroCoro Comic in 1998 illustration contests in Japan.

Paul confirmed off the card as he wrestled in his first WWE match, teaming with The Miz to defeat Rey and Dominik Mysterio. The Miz turned on Paul and attacked him after the match.

When Paul returned to the locker room he was given a certificates by Guinness for “the most expensive Pokémon trading card sold at a private sale.”

“I applied for so many records and the fact that I finally got one after my first [WWE] win ever? I come back to the locker room and I get a second win right away?” Paul informed the Guinness World Records web site.

For his boxing exhibition towards Floyd Mayweather in June, Paul walked to the ring with a uncommon first version, base set Charizard card, graded “Pristine 10” by Beckett, round his neck.

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