Building on their print-to-order sports options like Topps Now Baseball, 2016 Topps Now UFC brings the real-time card format to the octagon with timely cards that relate to recent happenings in mixed martial arts. The cards are only issued through the Topps Online Store.
Topps' Director of New Product Development and eCommerce Marketplace, Jeff Heckman, expressed his excitement for the release, saying, “UFC is the perfect fit to incorporate into the TOPPS NOW program immediately. Every weekend there are great fights happening; we have seen a number of title changes over the last several months. TOPPS NOW is the best way to capture these moments and give UFC fans a collectible they will treasure.”
Kicking off with UFC 200, which includes bouts like Meisha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes and Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva on July 9, collectors can expect regular 2016 Topps Now UFC releases that are only sold in short windows before they are removed from production.
The first cards for 2016 Topps Now UFC will be available on July 6 for pre-sale. The Topps pricing trend continues with individual cards and shipping priced for $9.99 per card and a discount for multi-card bundle purchases.
Full pricing details for the ongoing set can be seen below:
- 1 card - $9.99
- 5 cards - $29.99 ($5.99 per card)
- 10 cards - $49.99 ($4.99 per card)
- 20 cards - $79.99 ($3.99 per card)
This, of course, adds to the regular lineup of traditional Topps UFC products that see consistent release. Topps also recently added a digital app for UFC, further increasing their online presence for the rapidly growing sport.
Check back as more details are added for 2016 Topps Now UFC. This guide will be regularly updated with new cards and print runs for previous releases.