Cardboard Battle: Guide to Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor Autographs – What many media outlets dubbed, “The Fight of the Century” is in the books. After all the pre-fight hype and sensationalized media coverage, Floyd Mayweather Jr. maintained his undefeated record by recording a 10th round TKO against his challenger, UFC Champion, Conor McGregor.
In essence, the world’s best boxer, beat the world’s best MMA fighter . . . in a boxing match. Few should be surprised. However, it does leave fans on both sides to wonder what the outcome would be had the event been an MMA style battle-royal in an octagon. Unfortunately, we will never know.
When it comes to the two fighters cardboard battle however, the clear winner is Conor McGregor in terms of sheer quantity. His licensed autographed cards out-number those of Mayweather’s a whopping 117 to 8. In fact, Mayweather’s autographed cards can only be found in one mainstream hobby trading card release; 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter.
He does however have Cut Signature cards in from Super Break in their exclusive, “The Bar”. Leaf Trading Cards also released a very limited dual autographed card featuring both fighters as part of a redemption program for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.
McGregor’s first licensed autographed cards are featured in 2013 Topps UFC Bloodlines and are considered his “official” rookie autographed card. In addition to the base version of the card, collectors can find parallels numbered to 15, 8 and 1.
In addition, the brash fighter has been a staple in recent UFC products from Topps including:
Some of the better odds of finding McGregor autographed cards include the following 2015 and 2016 Topps UFC Trading Card products:
- 2015 Topps UFC Champions
- 2015 Topps UFC Chronicles
- 2016 Topps UFC Knockout
- 2016 Topps UFC Top of the Class
Capitalizing on his celebrity status outside the octagon, Leaf Trading Cards included autographs of McGregor in their always popular, Pop Century, product from this year as well.
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