Card of the Day: Holly Holm 2015 Topps UFC Knockout RC #149

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Davis ’15 Topps UFC KO Relic Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to dawgpaws on being the lucky winner of the Phil Davis 2015 Topps UFC Knockout Relic #’ed/188.  Once dawgpaws sends me their mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

Davis ’15 Topps UFC KO Relic Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Phil Davis 2015 Topps UFC Knockout Relic #’ed/188.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, August 7, 2015 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

Larkin ’15 Topps UFC Knockout Auto Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to dawgbones on being the lucky winner of the Lorenz Larkin 2015 Topps UFC Knockout Auto.  Once dawgbones sends me their mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!!!

Larkin ’15 Topps UFC Knockout Auto Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Lorenz Larkin 2015 Topps UFC Knockout Auto.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, June 5, 2015 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

’15 Topps UFC Knockout Duel Relic Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Nick M on being the lucky winner of the Matt Hughes/Georges St-Pierre 2015 Topps UFC Knockout – Dynamic Duels Relic #’ed/188.  Once Nick M sends me his mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

’15 Topps UFC Knockout Duel Relic Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Matt Hughes/Georges St-Pierre 2015 Topps UFC Knockout – Dynamic Duels Relic #’ed/188.  It will run a little longer than normal because I’m heading to the Pro Football Hall of Fame next weekend.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Sunday, May 17, 2015 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

2015 Topps UFC Knockout Box Break & Review

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Sometimes you just need to try something new.  That is exactly what I did when I decided to bust into a box of the new 2015 Topps UFC Knockout.  I don’t follow UFC all that much.  In fact, the only fighters that I know of off the top of my head are Ronda Rousey and Anderson Silva.  Ronda Rousey not only do I know of from UFC, but she also has an acting career and has been in movies such as The Expendables 3 and Furious 7.

Topps has done an extremely good job with the UFC brand.  Early Topps UFC products command insanely high dollar amounts.  Boxes of their first UFC product, 2009 Topps UFC Round 1 now cost around $600.00.  When they were first released, the MSRP was nowhere near that high.  The same thing happened with 2006 Allen & Ginter.

2015 Topps UFC Knockout is configured just the way I like it.  Every box has (10) mini boxes.  Inside each mini box you’ll find (1) pack.  On average you should find (2) autographed relics, (3) autographs, and (5) additional relics.  That is a total of (10) “hits” per master box.  You should also receive (10) parallel cards too.

This is a high-end “hit” driven product.  The base set only contains (100) cards.  The parallels include Silver #’ed/199, Gold #’ed/99, Red #’ed/8, and Mat #’ed/1.  Topps decided to incorporate Museum Collection within Knockout this year.  These cards look so clean just like the baseball and football counterparts.  They even decided to include the very popular framed Museum Collection Autographs.  Frames include Silver #’ed/15, Gold #’ed/10, and Black #’ed/5.

Even though they’re tough to find, Topps included (20) redemptions for signed full-sized fight-worn gloves.  Getting full-sized memorabilia from a box has always been a neat idea.  Some boxes will have Fistograph toppers.  These over-sized cards are #’ed/10 and contain the fist print of a fighter along with an autograph.

Overall, it was a fun break.  Quite the change from baseball and football.  Boxes cost $180.00.

Here is what I pulled:

Auto/Relics

  • Ronda Rousey/Miesha Tate Dynamic Duels – Dual Auto Jumbo Relic Booklet #’ed/5
  • Anderson Silva Museum Collection Triple Relic Auto #’ed/20
  • Abel Trujillo Relic Auto #’ed/269

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Autos

  • Urijah Faber Auto
  • Lorenz Larkin Auto

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Relics

  • Cat Zingano Museum Collection Triple Relic #’ed/50
  • Michael Bisping Museum Collection Triple Relic #’ed/8
  • Matt Hughes/Georges St.-Pierre Dynamic Duels Relic #’ed/188
  • Phil Davis Relic #’ed/188
  • Jon Jones Fight Mat Relic #’ed/88

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Parallels

  • Sarah Kaufman Gold #’ed/99
  • Bobby Green Gold #’ed/99
  • Miesha Tate Gold #’ed/99
  • Dennis Bermudez Gold #’ed/99
  • Anderson Silva Gold #’ed/99
  • Liz Carmouche Silver #’ed/199
  • Eddie Alvarez Silver #’ed/199
  • T.J. Dillashaw Silver #’ed/199
  • Benson Henderson Silver #’ed/199
  • Hector Lombard Silver #’ed/199

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Rookie

  • Aisling Daly #97

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