Round 5 to give first look at Series 4 with Dana White, Royce Gracie, Brock Lesnar at UFC Fan Expo in Boston

Velazquez, Buffer, Shogun, Jackson Also Highlighted; Regular And Limited Editions On Display At Booth No. 2524 At Expo, August 27-28 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, August 16, 2010 – The past, present and future of the UFC, in and out of the cage, will be on display – literally – as attendees of UFC® Fan Expo™, August … Read more

Round 5 UFC Series 1 now in Stock at Toys”R”Us in United States

World’s leading Toy Retailer Carrying Liddell, St. Pierre, Evans, Florian, Guida, Machida Figures

MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, December 15, 2009 – In time for the last stretch of the 2009 Holiday Season, all six collectible mixed martial arts figurines in the Round 5 UFC Series 1 are now available exclusively at Toys”R”Us retail locations across the United States, it was announced today by Barron Lau, Round 5 CEO and co-founder and Damon Lau, president and co-founder.  UFC Series 1 includes standouts Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, Georges “Rush” St. Pierre, “Suga” Rashad Evans, Kenny “KenFlo” Florian, Clay “The Carpenter” Guida and Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida.

The collectibles are scheduled to be available at other retail outlets and at early in 2010.

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JAKKS Pacific and Round 5 sign licensing agreement to share MMA talent for new UFC action figure lines

Malibu, CA – JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK), leading U.S. toymaker and master toy licensee for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), announced today a sub-licensing agreement with Mixed Marital Arts (MMA) collectibles company, Round 5, to share UFC and MMA talent, allowing both companies access to the biggest fighters in Mixed Martial Arts in order to manufacture, market and distribute action figures and related products under the Ultimate Fighting Championship brand.

As a result, both companies now have access to a significantly larger MMA talent pool, including Randy Couture, Wanderlei Silva, Dan Henderson, Rich Franklin, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin, Brock Lesnar, BJ Penn and other top UFC fighters.

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Topps UFC Round 1- PRO MMA ( scores!

When I first heard of Topps teaming up with the UFC, I was excited. Being a huge MMA fan, and a former sports card addict, I had mixed feelings about my own participation in collecting these cards.

Needless to say, once the time was close, I contacted a local store in Nashville, Tennessee to the get the scoop. They were expecting them to hit by February 24th, so I waited for that day hoping I may get a chance to get a pack or two a day early, as they were to hit the shelves of hobby stores on the 25th.

I called, they were in, and the rest is history. They only had two boxes, and I handed my debit card over like a kid buying candy with his allowance. On the way back to work I kept wondering, will I get those tickets that are randomly inserted? Will the $200 I just dropped result in anything exciting?

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UFC Trading Cards sneak peek at UFC 94

Topps Trading cards, the manufacturer of the soon to be released UFC Round 1 cards, has a treat in store for all in attendance for UFC 94, Penn vs. St. Pierre 2. Every fan at UFC 94 will receive a special sample pack containing exclusive versions of BJ Penn’s and GSP’s base (not an autograph or special insert) card.

This will be the first time fans will have a chance to get their hands on the much anticipated UFC Round 1 cards. The cards will feature both Georges St. Pierre and B.J. Penn pictured in their first matchups in the Octagon.

The cards will be of GSP vs. Karo Parysian at UFC 46 and The Prodigy’s will be of him facing Joey Gilbert at UFC 31. Topps representatives will also be on hand to gather feedback from fans at the event.

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Georges St. Pierre & Topps trading cards

Who doesnt remember the excitement of ripping open a wax-pack of Topps baseball cards as a child with the anticipation of getting your favorite slugger’s card packed with the smell of crunchy, stale, cardboard-like bubble gum? Joining the ranks of the mainstream collector cards are the new Topps UFC Trading Cards. Here’s a look at some of the new GSP cards and a talk with the champ.

Here’s another Topps video with Matt Serra:

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