● This 1997 Brown’s Boxing #51 card is considered Mayweather’s true rookie card.
● Graded a 10 by PSA, sports collectibles leading grading company.
● There are 50 PSA 10’s known in existence.
● According to Goldin Auctions, “Mayweather’s youthful likeness is presented on this top-grade collectible, which represents a very tough-to-find, first-year memento.”
●According to Mile High Auctions, “Mayweather recorded his first victory in October 1996 and shortly after appeared on this 1997 Brown’s Boxing card, his rookie pasteboard. Graded PSA 10, this is a spectacular addition for any collector partial to “The Sweet Science.”
●Mayweather is often referred to as the best defensive boxer in history, as well as being the most accurate puncher since the existence of CompuBox, having the highest plus-minus ratio in recorded boxing history.
● Showcasing his popularity and collectibility, Mayweather is one of the most lucrative pay-per-view attractions of all time, in any sport. Mayweather has generated approximately 24 million PPV buys and $1.67 billion in revenue throughout his career, surpassing the likes of former top PPV attractions including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya, and Manny Pacquiao.
●In 2018, Mayweather was the highest-paid athlete in the world, with total earnings, including endorsements amounting to $285 million, according to Forbes.