Category Archives: MMA

2016 Topps UFC Museum Collection Adds Another High-End Brand to the Octagon

Posted on June 21, 2016 – 10:08 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps UFC Museum Collection marks the first time the brand has been a standalone release for the sport. Get full details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016 Topps UFC Top of the Class Box Busters

Posted on May 25, 2016 – 4:40 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Topps UFC Top of the Class hobby box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

Ronda Rousey Sold a 2012 Finest UFC Ronda Rousey Autograph for $3,575

Posted on May 16, 2016 – 2:12 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Ronda Rousey is auctioning a2012 Topps Finest UFC Autograph for charity, complete with a rarer clean signature.

Funko Pop UFC Figure Lineup Includes Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor

Posted on April 12, 2016 – 11:30 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details and list for the first line of Funko Pop UFC figures, which include Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey and Anderson Silva. The line launched with a McGregor exclusive in conjunction with UFC 194.

Ronda Rousey signs exclusive autographed memorabilia deal with Fanatics Authentic

Posted on March 11, 2016 – 12:17 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Ronda Rousey has joined the roster of autograph exclusives at Fanatics Authentic. The deal covers collectibles and autographed memorabilia.

2016 Topps UFC High Impact launched as online exclusive

Posted on February 23, 2016 – 1:59 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps UFC High Impact is a relatively small release sold exclusively through the Topps website. Find out about the set and its checklist.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps UFC Chronicles

Posted on February 19, 2016 – 1:57 pm Author: Justin Grunert

Join Beckett analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 2015 Topps UFC Chronicles. What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

2016 Topps UFC Top of the Class trading cards keep things simple

Posted on December 21, 2015 – 2:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps UFC Top of the Class is a simple product that has two autographs, a memorabilia card and two inserts per single-pack box.

2016 Topps UFC Knockout packs a high-end punch

Posted on December 7, 2015 – 11:47 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps UFC Knockout trading cards deliver an autograph and an additional hit per pack. Get full details on the product including estimated release date.

Holly Holm cards skyrocket following upset over Ronda Rousey. But will they stay that way?

Posted on November 16, 2015 – 12:04 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

With her win over Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm cards are soaring in value. But you might want to be careful before handing over huge amounts in the afterglow.

First Paige VanZant autograph cards in 2015 Topps UFC Champions

Posted on October 28, 2015 – 11:04 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Paige VanZant autograph cards make their debut in 2015 Topps UFC Champions. Find out about her first signed cards and the different ones in the set.

Slam-O-Ween Weekly Giveaway #4

Posted on October 25, 2015 – 11:42 pm Author: Matt Bible

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst The time has come for the final giveaway in our first annual Slam-O-Ween. We hope everyone has enjoyed it thus far. Be sure to check out our Instagram page for our final week of daily giveaways. There are always some great prizes over there. Now, for the […]

Slam-O-Ween Weekly Giveaway #2

Posted on October 12, 2015 – 7:59 am Author: Matt Bible

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst Our second weekly Slam-O-Ween Giveaway is for the card pictured above: 2015 Topps UFC Knockout Thoughts from the Boss Autographs #TFTBRM Rory MacDonald/Dana White. This card is #2/50. The question this week: Between the two major promoters, who is better? WWE‘s Vince McMahon or UFC‘s Dana White. […]

Beckett Slam-O-Ween 2015

Posted on September 16, 2015 – 8:45 am Author: Matt Bible

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst As the non-sports and gaming analyst, it’s always fun to collaborate with my fellow analysts about future projects and giveaways. We are always brainstorming to come up with fun and exciting contests and giveaways for the collector. Beckett most recently promoted our inaugural Month of Marvel in […]

2015 Topps UFC Chronicles Trading Cards Info

Posted on August 11, 2015 – 7:07 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Topps UFC Chronicles is a new brand that charts both the past and the present of the leading company in MMA. To do it justice, it has the biggest base set for the Topps UFC set and the packs to match. Done in a jumbo pack format, each […]

Topps Unleashes UFC Knockout Wall Art

Posted on May 20, 2015 – 4:21 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Collectors of mixed martial arts cards and fans of the sport can now display loyalty to their favorite fighters at home as Topps has issued limited wall art for their 2015 UFC Knockout base set exclusively through their online store. With all 100 cards being faithfully reproduced in a […]

First Look: 2015 Topps UFC Champions

Posted on May 15, 2015 – 9:55 am Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Following a first round knockout in 2014, Topps is bringing back their popular UFC Champions brand back once again this fall and there is an excellent chance that this release will make an even greater impact with mixed martial arts fans and collectors. Now loaded up with four autographs […]

Box Busters: 2015 Topps UFC Knockout

Posted on April 27, 2015 – 3:56 pm Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps UFC in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Top 5: Brock Lesnar trading cards to chase

Posted on March 26, 2015 – 8:19 am Author: Matt Bible

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Matt Bible. And, I’m the one … bringing some news on the one … in 21-1. WWE champion Brock Lesnar is not going anywhere. Tuesday night, Lesnar told ESPN that he has signed a contract extension with the […]

Sunday Conversation: Topps’ Jeff Heckman

Posted on March 1, 2015 – 12:12 am Author: chrisolds

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor Jeff Heckman is a manager of marketing and development for Topps Digital, which helps bring all of the company’s offerings to life via Topps.com. He’s also the subject of this week’s Sunday Conversation. — Q: We last caught up with you last summer for the Beckett Sports Card […]

Ronda Rousey auction ends at $10,103

Posted on February 21, 2015 – 2:21 pm Author: Matt Bible

By Matt Bible | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Analyst Apparently, $10,000 isn’t a stretch at all. Beckett.com reported on Friday that a 2012 Topps Finest Red Refractor Autograph 1/1 of Ronda Rousey  was up for auction on eBay. The auction was at $5,900 after 56 bids. Well, the auction has concluded and the card has sold. The final […]

Rousey card could be knockout acquisition

Posted on February 20, 2015 – 11:42 am Author: Matt Bible

Even in the card world, Ronda gets a little rowdy.

First Look: 2015 Topps UFC Knockout

Posted on December 20, 2014 – 2:09 pm Author: chrisolds

There’s no CM Punk sighting just yet, but Topps’ next UFC card set will still be a knockout.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps UFC Champions MMA cards

Posted on September 24, 2014 – 3:43 pm Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps UFC Champions in this latest edition of Box Busters.

AT THE NATIONAL: Your Beckett starter kit

Posted on August 1, 2012 – 1:31 pm Author: chrisolds

If you’re heading to the National Sports Collectors Convention this weekend, here are all of our past stories written leading up to the event all in one place.

Box Busters: 2012 UFC Finest

Posted on July 30, 2012 – 7:40 pm Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 UFC Finest boxes from Topps in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: 2012 Topps UFC Bloodlines

Posted on July 25, 2012 – 4:56 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Topps is commemorating MMA’s international flavor with 2012 UFC Bloodlines, which highlights the heritage of athletes in UFC and Strikeforce.

Topps offers limited product for UFC Fan Expo

Posted on July 5, 2012 – 12:45 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

UFC fans are getting a treat this weekend. Not only is there another match with UFC 148, but the UFC Fan Expo is taking place at the same time.

Are you a SuperCollector? We want your info!

Posted on June 19, 2012 – 12:20 pm Author: chrisolds

We’re going to dedicate an entire issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly to SuperCollectors soon — and we want to see your collections.

How did your dad pass the trading card torch?

Posted on June 11, 2012 – 4:59 pm Author: Admin

With Father’s Day coming up, we’d like to invite collectors to share their dad-related hobby memories

Next Topps UFC product will include fight-used cards somebody sank their teeth into

Posted on June 4, 2012 – 5:28 pm Author: chrisolds

The next UFC release from Topps will be one you can sink your teeth into.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps UFC Knockout

Posted on March 30, 2012 – 11:59 am Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into a box of 2012 Topps UFC Knockout cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

If you’re a SuperCollector, we want your story!

Posted on March 14, 2012 – 10:57 am Author: chrisolds

We’re going to dedicate an issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly to showcasing SuperCollectors this summer and we want to see your collections.

Box Busters: 2011 Leaf MMA Metal

Posted on March 8, 2012 – 1:03 pm Author: chrisolds

Jojn Beckett Media’s Andrew Tolentino as he hosts Leaf’s Brian Gray to bust a pair of 2011 Leaf MMA Metal boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Hobby Challenge: Make fun of your collection

Posted on February 21, 2012 – 10:37 am Author: Admin

  ———————————————————————— By Andrew Tolentino | Hockey Editor Why so serious? Poking around our hockey forums yesterday afternoon, I stumbled across a thread entitled “HILARIOUS hockey cards! Post em here!” Member tha penguin opened the online floodgates and encouraged fellow collectors to join in on the fun by posting scans of their favorite funny cards […]