With the WWE’s final pay-per-view before its showcase event, WrestleMania, set for tonight, the arrival of Topps‘ newest set, 2016 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania, is as impressive as its inclusions.
On-card autographs, numbered hits — even for the manufactured Relics — and first-time signers such as NXT women’s champ Bayley and former NWA champ Dory Funk are just part of the inclusions here that bring a higher-end feel to an affordable low-end release.
The set is largely a highlights set but there’s still plenty of variety with the insert lineup that includes a look at the WWE’s Immortals game, autographed Kiss Cards, autographed printing plates and more. Other surprises include some of the last certified autos from “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, who, along with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has a posthumous tribute set in the product. Also of note are the first WWE autographs of World Class Championship Wrestling great Kevin Von Erich and NXT newcomer Dana Brooke as well.
Here’s a gallery of cards found by collectors so far.
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