Topps announces it is adding legendary brawler Kimbo Slice's first-ever autographed trading card to the highly anticipated 2009 Topps UFC .
Kimbo, along with 15 other fighters, from TUF (The Ultimate Fighter) 10 reality television show premiering 9/17, will be included... all on-card autographs and all extra content above and beyond the guaranteed hits!
Topps follows up it's incredibly successful first release of UFC trading cards...UFC Round One boxes sell for $300+.
Topps UFC will feature many of your favorite UFC fighters past and present in their own card. It will also contain cards highlighting fighters who recently debuted within the UFC Octagon such as Jon Jones, Dan and Jim Miller, Dan Hardy, Ryan Bader, and Efrain Escodero.
Topps is expanding the line-up of autograph and memorabilia subject to include fighters and personalities that were not in Round 1. For example, unique to this product will be the first autographed cards from all 16 competitors from The Ultimate Fighter: USA vs UK. These cards were produced and signed ON CARD while at the UFC Training Facility.
THE MEAT OF THE PRODUCT!
The 150 base card-set features 100 stars, 40 fighters seen for the first time on a Topps card, and 10 personalities.
There are four full parallels of the base set (16 per box): gold (1 per pack), onyx (#'d to 188), ruby (#'d to 8) and diamond ( 1 of 1).
Inserts (16 per box) include 25 Photo Finish, 10 Octagon of Honor, 15 Greats of the Game. and 25 Bloodlines...paralleled in onyx, ruby and diamond versions. And collectors can find the first 25 of 100 UFC Fight Poster cards !
AUTOGRAPHS & RELICS!
16 Ultimate Foto: On-card autographs from the contestants of Ultimate Fighter # 9
10 Dual Autographed Fight Mats: #'d to 25
20 Autographed Ultimate Gear: #'d to 25
50 Fighters and Personalities Autographs: Red ink versions #'d to 25, including Brock Lesnar
15 Bloodlines Signatures: #'d to 25 (image attached)
5 Octagon of Honor Autographs: #'d to 25
32 Fight Mat Relics: With Gold, Onyx, Ruby and Diamond parallels
20 Ultimate Gear Relics: Pieces of gloves, shorts, etc., #'d to 199
16 packs per box, 8 cards per
Each pack contains 6 Topps UFC Base cards plus one Parallel card plus one Insert card.